The Manufacturing Engineer II provides support to value streams through process improvements, driving to root-cause on process, product and component issues, and assists with standardizing assembly processes, tools and assembly aids. This position ensures designs are robust by creating, reviewing, and editing drawings, work instructions, and BOMs as required in an ISO regulated environment.
- Responsible for updating parts/assemblies and/or drawing modifications.
- Manages one or more operations projects related to new product introductions, cell lay-out, and large-scale process improvements.
- Acts as the operations liaison in concurrent engineering teams to ensure DFM/DFT needs are communicated and met.
- Works with the quality engineering team to identify opportunities for improving yields, manage equipment calibration and reducing waste within the value stream.
- Works with the test engineering team to create test stands and documentation.
- Uses Lean tools such as 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, poka-yoke, etc.
- Participates in Kaizen activities.
- Develop automation and fixtures to reduce product assembly labor.
- Conduct Designs of Experiments for analytical Problem Solving
- Performs time studies to establish baseline data to drive improvements and measure successes.
- Execute GR&R testing to qualify new instruments.
- Creates and maintains work instructions, ERP Routings and device history records.
- Writes and approves Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), Product Release forms, sourcing changes, part and other items as directed by functional procedures.
- Participate in MRB reviews to help determine and resolve root-cause.
- Works with management to ensure required training is complete and up-to-date.
- This position requires a high degree of interaction with management and employees of all levels within the organization.
- Individuals must regularly interact with design engineering, marketing, sales, and service personnel.