Exide Technologies

Manufacturing Engineer

US-IA-Manchester
Requisition ID
2017-1305
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Job Summary: Self-Starter with excellent problem solving, communication and project management skills. Must be able to effectively organize, direct and control all aspects of process related projects with emphasis on safety, budgeting, team building and training.  Work effectively with all plant departments to establish operational efficiency of production equipment, process improvements that relate to improved product quality, increased capacity and continuous improvement opportunities.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.

  • Create and sustain a zero injury mindset and culture.
  • Create and sustain an atmosphere of teamwork and an above average working relationship with all departments, department supervisors and department managers.
  • Introduce, evaluate, and implement new materials, new processes and new equipment
  • Provide guidance to project engineers in accomplishment of projects
  • Generate and implement cost reduction and product quality improvement ideas
  • Utilize lean concepts on projects throughout the plant
  • Provide engineering troubleshooting and problem solving assistance to all departments as needed
  • Develop and maintain equipment SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Coordinate and implement safety and training programs.
  • Coordinate teams relating to the elimination of critical equipment downtime issues (root cause analysis).
  • Lead continuous improvement in areas of expertise
  • Lead department in identifying best practices that ultimately reduce equipment downtime, i.e. reduce recurring equipment issues, reduce setup time, implement quick-change modules and training.
  • Comply with current Quality Systems requirements.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

 

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Qualifications

Education, Experience, Skills Required:

B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or relevant experience. 

Prior process experience in a manufacturing environment (Two to four years minimum).

Basic Lean Training (Preferred).  Must have exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills.

Must be a team oriented person with exceptional communication skills.

 

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