Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering Lincoln, Nebraska


Description

Position at Lincoln Industries

Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer

Job Code: MFGENG001

SUMMARY:

Lead the technical aspects of plating process improvements to include:  process controls – development of, implementation and institutionalizing. 

 

WAGE TYPE:  Salaried Exempt

FLSA Exemption: Administrative Exemption

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Responsible for the identification, development and implementation of process improvement initiatives and best practices for competitive operations and improvement in quality as well as direct cost areas including labor, materials and safety.
  • Train people in best practices and continuous improvement methods for plating through use of processes, equipment and supplies.
  • Use troubleshooting and continuous improvement techniques to resolve quality and productivity issues in plating operations.
  • Identify and develop partnerships with key vendors/suppliers for plating.
  • Help facilitate the financial justification for new projects for plating.
  • Ensures follow-up on initiatives and programs are completed and realized gains are maintained.   This includes on-going status reviews and scheduling of reviews with all vested parties to make sure projects are implemented and savings maintained.
  • Could potentially come in contact with hazardous chemicals.
  • Environmental responsibility is our commitment to our communities.
  • Proper disposal of waste such as recyclables, standard waste, hazardous waste, etc. is expected.
  • Any other tasks as required fulfilling Lincoln Industries' Beliefs and Drivers.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:

  • Reports to:  Director, Engineering
  • Supervises:  No direct reports

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted for the expected levels of education and experience required.

 

Education and/or Experience: 

Expected

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing or process environment using continuous improvement techniques/tools (i.e. Lean, Six Sigma, 5S, JIT, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Training experience
  • Strong communication skills – shop floor through management
  • Creative
  • Leadership
  • Financial justification

Preferred:  Experience in process industry – plating preferred.

 

Communication Skills:

Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language.

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Job Category C – Low Labor Intensive Category

Must be able to perform physical functions equivalent to Category C.

 

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Constant

0-25%  of work activity

26 -50% of work activity

    51 -75% of work activity

   76 - 100% of work activity

Regular Exposure To Uncomfortable Conditions

 

 

X

 

Personal Protective Equipment Required

 

 

 

X

Frequent Indoor Work

 

 

X

 

Outdoor Work

X

 

 

 

Machine Interfacing

 

 

X

 

Computer Interfacing

 

X

 

 

Hot Weather

 

X

 

 

Cold Weather

 

X

 

 

High Humidity Indexes

 

X

 

 

Electrical Hazards

X

 

 

 

Dirty

 

 

X

 

Dusty

 

 

X

 

Steam

X

 

 

 

Fumes-Vapor

X

 

 

 

Noisy

 

 

 

X

Chemical Exposure

 

X

 

 

Toxic Chemicals

 

X

 

 

Fire Hazards

 

X

 

 

Potential Confined Work Space

X

 

 

 

Awkward or Minimized Work Space

X

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

 

X

Stooping

 

X

 

 

Bending

 

 

X

 

Sitting

X

 

 

 

Typing

X

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

 

X

Reaching

 

 

X

 

Continuous Standing

 

 

X

 

Climbing  (catwalk, steps, ladders, etc.)

 

X

 

 

Carrying  < 50lbs

 

X

 

 

Lifting  < 50lbs.

 

X

 

 

Twisting

 

X

 

 

Turning

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 

X

 

Gripping

 

 

X

 

Vibration (including but not limited to)

X

 

 

 

·Hand Tools

 

 

 

 

·Polishing Lathes

 

 

 

 

·Equipment Usage

 

 

 

 

·Pipe Bending or Cutting Equipment

 

 

 

 

Squatting

 

X

 

 

Pushing   < 50lbs.

 

X

 

 

Pulling  < 50

 

X

 

 

Static Work

 

X

 

 

Pulling 

 

X

 

 

Working at Waist-Shoulder Level

 

 

X

 

Working Above Shoulder Level

 

X

 

 

Working In High Far (Reach) Position

 

X

 

 

Working Below Shoulder Level

 

X

 

 

 

TRAINING:  Training requirements as defined in the Learning Management System based on the role.

 

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