Mechanical Engineer

Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Date Posted: 05-08-2018
Calling all Solid Manufacturing Engineers!  Our client has an outstanding opportunity for you!   Can you drive continuous improvement by developing manufacturing methods? Create effective systems and processes?  Provide product support to engineering and manufacturing teams?  Resolve engineering challenges? Evaluate manufacturing systems applications and equipment?  Sounds fun; right?  That's not all!   We need a solid Manufacturing Engineer who has a strong aptitude for continuous learning and performance!  
 Essential Functions:
  • Works with other functional departments to introduce new products into manufacturing and service.
  • Justifies, installs, and performs qualification/validation activities on equipment and manufacturing processes.
  • Works with other functional departments to resolve product issues in production.
  • Provides technical training support to other department personnel as required.
  • Develops and implements continuous improvement activities based on Lean, Six Sigma, and FOCUS methodologies.
  • Develops fixturing / tooling.
  • Establishes process controls on new products. May work cross-functional with Quality to set up controls.
  • Reviews time standards and develops methods for increasing efficiency.
  • Develops, implements, and responds to corrective actions.
  • May initiate and implement Engineering Change Orders.
  • Responsible for following all ISO quality systems and procedures.
  • May assist with carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. These responsibilities may include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Proactively seeks and consistently embodies the mission & core values; inspiring & demonstrating motivated behaviors of Respect, being Customer-Focused & Committed to Success, providing Great Communication & a Sense of Urgency, and teamwork. 
  • Supports corporate initiative for Continuous Improvement by promoting the relentless pursuit of eliminating waste, participating in process improvement, and showing the courage to take action and advocate change.
  • Observes safety and security procedures, including maintaining confidentially, using equipment/materials properly, reporting potentially unsafe conditions, and acting upon appropriate actions.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical, or similar; or four plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CAD and Electronic Manufacturing experience are preferred.

This role requires access to information, or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens, or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens, or US Permanent Residents (“green card holders”), and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights, to be considered for a position.
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