Phoenix Mecano
  • 30-Apr-2018 to 29-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Production
  • Frederick, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401k Plan, PTO, Paid Holidays

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Reports to: Production Manager

Position Objective: Develop manufacturing capabilities to produce products that meet customer expectations, quality standards, and on time delivery requirements.

Essential Functions of the Job (listed in order of importance):

  • Develop and improve manufacturing processes for current and future production capabilities including process, tooling, fixtures, materials, etc.
  • Train production staff on current and new production capabilities to develop competence
  • Determine feasibility/manufacturability for new product/orders
  • Determine and document proper manufacturing path for new product
  • Work with internal partners (Design Engineering) to review, assess, and provide input to drawings
  • Work with internal stakeholders to achieve position objective including Engineering, Sales, and Planning
  • Create and modify production documentation that support production capabilities
  • Respond to requests for assistance from production staff regarding process, equipment, tools, fixtures, etc.
  • Work directly with production staff on the production floor on improvements, problem resolution, capability training, etc.
  • Comply with all health and safety requirements based on each operation

Marginal Job Functions

  • Assist in the evaluation of customer complaints to determine and resolve root cause issues
  • Create and or update drawings as needed
  • Use ERP/MRP system to review information

 Skills Required to Perform the Duties of the Job:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and ability to apply in a low volume/high variability environment
  • Knowledge of material science and ability to apply
  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems and software and ability to apply at an intermediate/advanced level
  • Knowledge of engineering systems and software and ability to apply at an intermediate level
  • Knowledge of standardized processes and ability to apply
  • Knowledge of lean concepts and ability to apply
  • Ability to interpret, create, and/or modify blue prints and drawings
  • Ability to train others ensuring comprehension of the other party
  • Ability to design and execute an experiment and come to a reasonable conclusion for action
  • Ability to analyze single and multi-variable problems/data, determine a solution and implement
  • Ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal communication to determine root cause of issues/problems, determine a solution and apply the solution
  • Ability to interact with others at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work closely with production operators on the production floor

 Educational Requirements Needed to Perform the Duties of the Job:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a four year college or university
  • Three to five years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience would be considered

 Weight Lifting (OR OTHER PHYSICAL) Requirements to Perform the Duties of the job:

  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear
  • Regularly and routinely required to use manual dexterity of hands and fingers in repetitive motions
  • Frequently required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance
  • Regularly required to use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly and consistently required to use hand or power tools
  • Regularly and consistently required to use PPE which may include safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection, full face shield, lab coat, dust mask, respirator, or other protection deemed necessary for assigned tasks
  • Regularly and consistently required to use or be exposed to adhesives, lubricants, solvents, cleansers, etc.
  • Regularly and consistently exposed to sharps hazards, chemicals, dust, debris (aluminum, plastic, polyester)


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