Company: Elkay Manufacturing
Posted on: November 23, 2021
TALENTED MANUFACTURING ENGINEER NEEDED FOR ELKAY'S DRINKING
FOUNTAIN SOLUTIONS OPERATIONS IN OUR SAVANNA, ILLINOIS
The Manufacturing Engineer (ME) will report to the Process Engineer
Manager and support manufacturing process improvement projects.
Coordinated with our Lean/Continuous Improvement system, the ME
works on specific projects to improve quality, increase efficiency
and throughput and removes waste from our manufacturing processes.
This includes re-design of manufacturing areas, improving tooling,
and fixturing, researching, and recommending equipment for
manufacturing and material handling to support manufacturing
The Impact You Will Have:
Work with Production Area Managers and Department Supervisors to
optimize product flow within the plant and prioritize
Optimize plant layout and leads all new equipment implementation,
consistent with lean principles.
Consult with Product Engineering to optimize the product, make
recommendations of engineering changes to improve throughput and/or
Recommend improvements to work methods and/or procedures, including
tooling and/or equipment.
Provide information to support return-on-investment calculations
for Capital Expenditures
B.S. in Engineering from an accredited school required.
Minimum 3 years of manufacturing engineering experience
Industry 4.0 experience required.
Formal education/training in principles of quality management and
Lean/Six Sigma is preferred.
Strong Microsoft computer experience, with strong working knowledge
of Excel required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills required to
effectively disseminate and present information to all internal and
Proficiency in CAD required, knowledge of SolidWorks preferred.
Education, training and experience in the implementation and
maintenance of continuous improvement activities including
principles of Lean, 6s preferred.
Excellent time management skills, flexible and adaptive thinking
and strong leadership skills required.
The personality and skill to work in a team-based environment
Keywords: Elkay Manufacturing, Davenport , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Savanna, Iowa
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