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Manufacturing Engineer

Van Grace AssociatesPlattsburgh, NY4/22/2018
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Our client is a designer and manufacturer of specialty rigid packaging solutions including sticks, jars, vials, closures, spouts, bottles, tubes and metered dose inhaler can coating services. They are expanding this facility and need a Manufacturing Engineer who can bring energy and enthusiasm to their team.

The Manufacturing Engineer will focus on the injection molding, lining, and decoration departments. Drive continuous improvement by providing data analysis and applying Lean / Six Sigma concepts. The Manufacturing Engineer will address efficiency and quality issues that arise during production, manage cost reduction projects, and participate/lead new product/equipment launches.

The main responsibilities are:
? Provide technical leadership abilities, mentoring and guidance to the manufacturing personnel
? Provide analysis and process troubleshooting to improve existing manufacturing uptime, yields, safety, and scrap
? Engage production employees in continuous improvement activities
? Lead, teams engaged in continuous improvement and new product launches
? Manage projects ranging from practiccapability phase to post launch assessment; provide support through production life
? Cost savings activities - execute value added/value engineered and profit retention projects, decrease downtime via engineering improvements, develop manning reduction plans and scrap reduction.
? Maintain, improve and develop essential line documents (routers, work instructions, etc.) to support processes
? Ensure all new, revised and existing equipment is following safety and environmental requirements
? Evaluate manufacturing processes, design and execute experiments, apply expertise of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.
? Coordinate with maintenance and tooling for proper operation and maximum uptime of equipment and tools
? Facilitate Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Job Requirements

Requirements for Manufacturing Engineer in Plattsburgh NY

? BS degree in Mechanical, Plastics or Industrial Engineering preferred
? Industry practice in injection molding and plastics processing ideal
? 5+ years practice in a hands-on Manufacturing Engineering position involving automation equipment
? availability to be hands-on with equipment and production employees.
? Self-motivated and self-disciplined and Lean / Six Sigma training practice
? FMEA and Risk Assessment training strong analytical expertise and proven team-oriented problem solving-expertise
? Customer facing expertise and the capability to communicate effectively, overcome challenges and defuse conflict
? Forward thinking engineer with practice in driving change
? Excellent listening expertise along with highly effective written and verbal communication expertise
? High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
? US Citizen or Permanent Residency required, minimal travel is required

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
practice At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation Yes
Industry Packaging
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID EB-1976267020

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Company Overview

Van Grace Associates
VAN GRACE ASSOCIATES, LLC. is a professional recruiting firm specializing in the adhesives, biotechnology, chemical, coated fabrics, coating, composites, converting, film, instrumentation, medical device, nanotechnology, non-woven, pharmaceutical, plastics, and polymer, rubber and textile industries.
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Plattsburgh, NYSteve MorrisPhone: 508-842-2333
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