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Lippert Components, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Elkhart, Indiana

OVERVIEW Summary Develops and implements improvements in manufacturing process by studying product manufacturing methods and process flows. (heavy manufacturing production floor presence) Design fixturing and tooling as needed per project requirements. Essential FunctionsProvide support for continuous improvement activities: * Develop layouts (SolidWorks) * Prepare time and motions studies, BOM s, routings, Work Instructions * Chart process flow, Control plans, PFMEA * Perform research on best materials and methods for manufacturing * Facilitate project management for larger projects * Coordinate with Lean teams. * Run capability tests and use results to drive process improvement. * Participate in Lean events and follow up on approved improvements to insure their effectiveness and continued value. * Periodically report on progress to management * Seek assistance when confronted with obstacles * Provide support for any major equipment and process installation and setup. * Interface with equipment manufacturer, operations, maintenance, safety, quality * Train affected employees * Working with Operation Management establishes goals for improvement in Safety, Quality and productivity. * Create and produce supporting documentation required for CAPEX on equipment (ROI) Competencies * Hardware specifications * Manufacturing methods and procedures * Manufacturing quality, product development * CAD (SolidWorks preferred) * Character traits: have integrity, be responsible, have a positive attitude, be respectful of others, be self-motivated * Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and basic computer skills * Read and understand engineer drawings and blueprints * Excellent time management skills, communication skills, mathematical abilities and analytical abilities * Must be able to effectively communicate at all levels, from General Managers to Line Operators * Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred. Supervisory Responsibility This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring. Physical Demands 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. A heavy floor presence will be a priority in this role. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee may have to lift and/or move items over 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. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time salary position, and hours/days of work are decided by production schedules and your reporting manager. Travel Travel will be minimal and would be primarily local during the business day. Required Education and Experience * BS Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Preferred Education and Experience * Manufacturing/industry experience. * Management/Leadership experience. Work Authorization/Security Clearance Must be able to pass EVerify. AAP/EEO StatementLCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category. Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.PAY GROUP : AAP/EEO STATEMENT LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, g

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