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Manufacturing Engineer


Requisition Number: P12345

Region: US
State: Wisconsin
City: Menomonie

Responsibilities

  • Functions as a liaison with project engineering, manufacturing and the customer regarding the implementation of programs, both molding and/or secondary operations
  • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes, manage to established yield and throughput, and drive for cost reduction and optimal quality
  • Coordinate, direct and lead engineering efforts to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer and manufacturing requirements
  • Interface with customers on a regular basis to resolve issues
  • Facilitate communication between customer, sales, engineering functions, outside vendors, manufacturing and multi-divisional groups
  • Maintain cost control and profitability through interaction with the accounting group, sales and our customers
  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer and company cost, quality, and delivery expectations
  • Facilitate and support facility and manufacturing safety, environmental and ergonomics efforts
  • Create and monitor project timelines
  • Extended travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs
  • Some programs may have vision requirements
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Safety/Environmental:
       -  Where applicable, individual is pre-planning safety into work activities to improve performance
       -  Proactively identifies safety concerns
       -  Complies with Environmental Management System program SOP’s/WI, Policy & Program elements and encourages responsible use of resources
  • Actively participate in continual improvement/innovation, corrective action and internal/external customer satisfaction

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • B.S. degree in engineering field with 0-2 years of related experience,
  • Understanding of injection molding, tooling, materials, part design, and affiliated processes; to include secondary operations and automation
  • Ability to manage small projects/programs with limited assistance from others
  • Understanding of computer tools and systems
  • Ability to learn communication, teamwork, and organizational skills
  • Understanding of the key processes and systems of the position
  • Ability to meet timelines
  • Ability to understand and work towards financial goals

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Strong and diverse technical injection molding tooling, materials, manufacturing, quality, and product design skills
  • Ability to use CAD to determine if tooling, equipment and part designs meet requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple large-scale projects
  • Demonstrated superior communication, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Ability to accurately quote design, tools/equipment, and parts
  • Ability to develop and meet project schedules, along with contingency plans
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet financial goals
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop future account needs
  • Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and recommend options
  • Ability to lead others.  Responsibility may include direct supervision of technicians and mentoring/leading engineers
  • Demonstrated broad understanding of capabilities and technologies of other PPC facilities, suppliers, and customers

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