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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Elkay Manufacturing
Location: Savanna
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

TALENTED MANUFACTURING ENGINEER NEEDED FOR ELKAY'S DRINKING FOUNTAIN SOLUTIONS OPERATIONS IN OUR SAVANNA, ILLINOIS FACILITY!

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 process improvement.

The Impact You Will Have:

Work with Production Area Managers and Department Supervisors to optimize product flow within the plant and prioritize debottlenecking activities.
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 improve quality.
Recommend improvements to work methods and/or procedures, including tooling and/or equipment.
Provide information to support return-on-investment calculations for Capital Expenditures

Qualifications:

B.S. in Engineering from an accredited school required.
Minimum 3 years of manufacturing engineering experience required.
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 external customers.
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 essential.

Keywords: Elkay Manufacturing, Davenport , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Savanna, Iowa

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