Manufacturing Engineer - Technology

27 Feb 2017
27 Mar 2017
Krystal Crofts
Business Management
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
The Manufacturing Engineer - Technology is responsible to independently find, investigate, and/or create new, next generation, innovative and cost effective technology solutions required to manufacture existing and new products. This includes the creation and development of a manufacturing technology roadmap for new and existing product technologies. For new technologies, he/she takes processes from the concept phase all the way to successful implementation. These activities are performed in line with company strategy, and in conformity to relevant standards.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Lean Six Sigma
• Responsible to ensure that new processes are established using Lean concepts, such as: standardized work instructions, line balancing, layout and work sequence (routing) optimization, training development matrix, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen/5S workouts, pull processes, TPM (total preventive maintenance), cell design, and quick changeover/batch-size optimization.
• Also responsible for driving continuous improvement projects on manufacturing processes.

• Evaluates and benchmarks best-in-class manufacturing techniques for Schlumberger and OEM products.
• Establishes pilot testing and scale up plan for manufacturing technology implementation.
• Works with Manufacturing and Engineering areas and other stakeholders during prove-out testing of processes.
• Supports the Manufacturing Engineer (DFM) on any specific technology issues/constraints for NPD and RR projects
• Coordinates with Manufacturing area and other resources across the company to share and leverage best practices.

• Responsible for ensuring that manufacturing technology solutions achieve the required quality levels, reliability and consistency.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelors in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of higher degree and experience.

Entry level position with a listed technical degree and strong interest in manufacturing. Otherwise, a significant background is required in a technical assignment in a manufacturing environment - including machine shop, industrial assembly plant, or other engineered products manufacturing environment.

Key Competencies:

• Knowledge of LEAN Six Sigma techniques and metrics
• Knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes, including assembly and testing
• Knowledge of equipment and tools
• Product knowledge
• Can function independently and in a team
• Strong decision making
• Able to effect change through influence
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong mentoring/training skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of ergonomics and safety
• Knowledge of maintenance systems

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.