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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Red Dot Corporation
Location: Memphis
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Description:
Red Dot Corporation, a global leading manufacturer of premium mobile HVAC units and components for heavy-duty commercial and military vehicles, is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer in our Tukwila, Washington facility.

Manufacturing Engineer
Department:
Manufacturing Engineering
Reports to:
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary Description: Assists to develop and improve manufacturing methods, processes and procedures designed to reduce waste, improve productivity and enhance product quality.
Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
To improve product flow and manufacturing efficiency by the implementation of Tooling, Manufacturing aids and capital equipment against time and cost targets.
To create and update a key project list of work in line with the agreed expectation of their line supervisor.
To support all lean activities and Kaizen events.
To liaise with design engineering on all aspects of new product introduction and manufacturing capability.
To prepare and present metrics of project benefits and the ongoing sustaining tools they are measured by.
To support APQP process of New Products.
Perform initial manufacturing of new & revised products.
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Act as an ambassador and project a good company image at all times maintaining a positive, solution-oriented approach.
Is knowledgeable of company policies and quality procedures.
Ensures all areas are maintained in accordance with company policy, state, federal and regulating entities.
Is aware of and actively supports the achievement of departmental goals. Implement new company initiatives as assigned.
Provide internal and on-site customer support and problem solving as a work product/services expert. Make recommendations to management regarding solutions.
Able to work effectively both individually and in a team with minimal supervision; able to make decisions using own initiative based on company policy and regulating entities. Give regular updates to direct supervisor regarding progress and non-routine occurrences that may disrupt work schedule.
Ensure knowledge of the appropriate safety, security and environmental revisions. Handle relevant equipment with care, being concerned with safety and security. Immediately report safety concerns to Supervisor/Lead.
Ensure a professional appearance, use professional verbiage and maintain appropriate body language.
Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume regulated environment applying strong attention to detail.
Ability to analyze issues, troubleshoot, problem-solve and effectively and efficiently make decisions.
Strong communication skills with external and internal personnel to include:
Active listening skills; ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
Ability to clearly explain technical subjects to internal and external personnel.
Strive for clarity and for alleviation of tension when the need arises.
Able to be effective in a wide range of cultural groups and cross-cultural relationships and have the ability to communicate clearly to non-native speakers.
Able to work in a progressive, fast-paced environment and amongst multiple interruptions and competing demands.
Continue own education by staying informed of industry trends and learning new skills when possible.

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Requirements:
Level Requirements (Minimum):
Education
A BS degree in an engineering discipline appropriate to manufacturing and assembly. 4-5 years Red Dot experience may substitute.
Experience
2-5 year's experience in a manufacturing setting
Must be able to use PC data base, spread sheet and word processing software, AUTOCAD/Creo
Must have knowledge of materials, fabrication processes, production methods and quality standards.
Lean Manufacturing, 5S, metal fabrication, brazing, welding, and hands-on machine shop experience is highly desirable
Ability to clearly communicate with associates and customers, as well as make presentations to Management.
Ability to solve technical problems relative to manufacturing process.
Ability to use hand and basic power tools
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to sit or stand at computer for extended periods of time
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Sufficient manual dexterity and motor control to use common drafting implements and calculators.
We offer a competitive Medical/Vision, Dental, 401(k) and other voluntary benefits. For more information about our Company, please visit our website at www.rdac.com

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Keywords: Red Dot Corporation, Memphis , Manufacturing Engineer, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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