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CareerMine Job Id:
803651 Job Summary
Engineer III, Manufacturing
Employer Job Id:
August 3, 2012
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October 2, 2012
Engineer III, Manufacturing
- At[Company] , our goal is to be the best company in the world! [Company] is the world's leading producer and manager of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina facilities, and is active in all major aspects of the industry. [Company] serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of [Company] businesses as a single solution to customers.
- This position reports to Director of Operations in Torrance.
- Performs a variety of engineering assignments, with considerable latitude, in developing and implementing production/processing methods and controls to meet quality/safety standards in the most cost efficient manner.
- Applies knowledge of materials and states of energy to practical production uses.
- Assist in the developing and mentoring of upcoming professionals.
- Direct and control process control studies to create optimal process parameters translation to standard and rework procedures for production/processing methods and controls to meet quality/safety standards in the most efficient manner.
- Develop and conduct training on process theory and control parameters.
- Communicate standardized instructions in most appropriate medium i. e., on written or video.
- Evaluate data from process capability studies on machines, gauges and human factors.
- Direct the search for high leverage technology through evaluation and monitoring of machine tool industry and competitor practices.
- Direct and develop specifications, evaluate potential sources, provide economic justification and conduct risk assessment for equipment selection.
- Using team-based skills facilitates continuous improvement activities such as, cost reduction, process improvement and identifies areas that need systemic problem solving.
- Integrate resources in manufacturing environment by recommendations of machine compliments and development of equipment layout.
- Recommend and implement improvement and/or modifications in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters.
- Analyze preliminary product design for manufacturing cost, equipment requirements, environmental consideration and quality implications.
- Monitor assigned operations to assure compliance with approved methods and quality/safety standards.
- Review proposal of outside vendors regarding the purchase of new or modernization of existing production/processing equipment.
- Review rejections by the Quality Assurance system, update manufacturing routing based on cost.
- Interact with the Product Engineering department inside the facility and with outside suppliers.
- Bachelor’s Degree from four years college or university in Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, or Industrial Technology.
- 7 to 10 years directly related manufacturing experience
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to define problems, collects data, established facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- Proficient personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
- Training in design of experiments, quality function deployment and design for manufacturing.
- Training in set-up reduction techniques.
- Familiar with all the plant machines.
- Proficient in computer based Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) software/system for processing rework and rejections.
- Must be able to communicate with the team to improve the work.
- Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
- Special vision required such as close and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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