Develops strategies and programs that improve the productivity, quality, and efficiency of equipment and process of the company
Studies and measures machines, conveyors, benches, furnaces, and other equipment.
Studies sequence of operations to be performed and flow of materials.
Confers with operations, engineering, and plant staff regarding equipment manufacturing capabilities relating to production schedules to facilitate efficient production processes and reduction of processing cycle time.
Develops and writes equipment specifications, performance requirements, cost analysis, and proposals for integrating new and current equipment into the manufacturing process.
Coordinates all aspects of equipment development and improvement including tool design, fixture design, machine programming, machine delivery, prove-out, and run-off.
Provides and maintains detailed documentation of equipment including drawings, set-up parameters, and operational and preventative maintenance procedures.
Oversees installation of new equipment to ensure adherence to company specification.
Develops methods to test the ability of new and existing equipment to perform designated tasks.
Confers with plant personnel to implement equipment standard operating procedures and resolve system malfunctions.
Determines feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing while considering costs, available space, time limitations, and company planning.
Provides technical information concerning equipment relating to manufacturing or processing techniques which could affect long range plant and product engineering planning.
Determines current and new equipment parts supply, maintenance tasks, safety/lock out procedures, and service schedules necessary to maintain proper equipment operation.
Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to equipment that contributes to efficiency, repeatability, and part quality.
Coordinates all available knowledge and information into finished drawings showing most efficient location of equipment and necessary working area around each.
Uses computer assisted drafting software and project management tools to develop capital appropriation requests.
Confers with personnel in other departments, such as sales, production control, operations, and product engineering to provide technical information.
Job Type Full-Time Regular
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