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Manufacturing Engineering Technician

posted May 31, 2024

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Overview of Position

Hands-on technician to assist manufacturing engineers with addressing equipment, tooling, and programming needs to reduce costs and improve part process on fans, wheels, blower packages, and corresponding component parts. Additionally, to provide support to: troubleshooting production equipment, continuous improvement projects, and confirming rates/operations in routings, maintaining records in the ERP system. Will report to Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor.

Responsibilities

  • Under technical direction, troubleshoot and analyze tooling problems and implement corrective actions for high quality, efficient manufacturing solutions.
  • Help identify required tools, jigs and fixtures, or other new or special equipment required for new production or improvements to existing production lines.
  • Create tooling documentation by reverse engineering tooling using both manual measurements and 3D scanning
  • Perform tooling detail and jig and fixture design
  • Reading and interpreting technical blueprints and design models
  • Use CNC software to program cutting paths, feeds and speeds as appropriate for a variety of tool steels and program machines accordingly
  • Adjust machine cutting paths or settings to optimize production while maintaining quality
  • Loading and clamping raw materials into the CNC machine, indicating the part to be machined, homing the machine and loading tool holders into the carousel in preparation for executing CNC programs
  • Perform quality assurance tests to ensure parts meet design specifications
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with machines and programs as they arise
  • Perform basic machine maintenance such as cleaning and sharpening

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  • 2+ years of CNC lathe programming
  • Experience with manufacturing data analysis.
  • Must have a good mechanical aptitude of general machinery.
  • Proficient in Solidworks or similar 3D modeling package.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • ERP system experience desirable
  • Strong Excel skills desirable
  • Experience with fiber optic laser programming desirable