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Manufacturing Engineer in Sumter, SC at Kaydon

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Sumter, SC
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

  • Makes mathematically/mechanical computations and independent analyses applying scientific and engineering principles, practices and appropriate analytical tools as required.
  • Develops capital plan and initiates appropriation requests (PAR’s) for major projects. Establishes systems for control of project progress, time schedules and costs. In conjunction with Accounting, prepares PAR post completion audits.
  • Establishes engineering and equipment standards for efficient application of resources and maintains records and files.
  • Directly responsible for the engineering and related functions of his/her assigned manufacturing operation(s) including:
  1. The setup and maintenance of labor standards
  2. Development of the manufacturing process for new products and maintaining process documentation including manufacturing drawings, process routings, SPI’s, etc.
  3. Methods, processes and procedures analysis and work simplification techniques
  4. Designing and subcontracting of tools, fixtures and gauging
  5. Controlling NC/CNC functions, including setup sheets, DNC systems and all other interacting projects as well as the training of operators and others
  6. Preparation and maintenance of Bill of Materials
  7. Analyzing and processing engineering change requests
  8. Plant, machinery, equipment, assembly layouts
  9. Troubleshooting technically challenging problems (machinery, equipment, processes)
  10. Analyzing for improvement to labor, manufacturing costs, variances and margins
  • Initiates cost reduction proposals and investigates proposals from other sources. Compiles appropriate information, makes recommendations for action, implements (if appropriate) and checks on results obtained.
  • Directs and/or oversees cost reduction and product/process improvement projects as assigned.
  • Renders technical service to all other departments as requested and/or assigned.
  • Handles special assignments such as directing production planning, providing technical support, processing and quoting new products and/or prototypes.
  • Lead or participate in development of Corrective Actions to address internal or externally identified problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • BSME plus 2 - 4 years, relevant experience. Technical Associates Degree/Apprenticeship Graduate plus 4 - 8 years of directly relatable/equivalent experience.      
  • Metal working experience required, machining experience with CNC programming preferred
  • CAD/CAM, SolidWorks experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to apply proper analytical and/or Lean tools in completion of their assignments
  • Knowledge of Syteline or other ERP system preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required