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Manufacturing Engineer (OnSite)

Company: MAHLE
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:


The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for researching, developing, evaluating and improving new and existing manufacturing processes and parameters. The focus will be on optimizing processes that match the tooling, equipment and facility and provide efficient, cost effective processes that utilize operators and/or robotics in a manufacturing operation.


  • Work with program management team members in order to meet program timing. This will include the following:
      • Develop new equipment through RFQ process.
      • Develop new equipment run-off criteria.
      • Develop training package for new equipment.
      • Add new equipment to asset list.
      • Update PM requirements on new equipment.
      • Update spare parts list.
      • Develop trial request form and support all trials.
      • Create equipment removal form if necessary.
      • Develop set up / parameter worksheet.
      • Review lessons learned.
      • Participate in product launch customer visits.
      • Develop processes and troubleshoot manufacturing process problems including internal and external complaints.
      • Reduce scrap and improve efficiency and cycle times for assigned processes. Develop and complete continuous improvement projects to meet cost savings targets.
      • Develop and write equipment specifications, performance requirements, cost analysis, and RFQ for integrating injection molding machinery and equipment into manufacturing process.
      • Assist in training supervisors, leads, operators and maintenance staff in the safe and proper usage of equipment and tooling.
      • Work to improve equipment changeovers.
      • Writes/updates equipment check sheets, operating standards and keeps master documents on file.
      • Confers with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate the manufacturing/injection molding processes.
      • Reviews manufacturing strategy on new product quotations.
        • Other duties as assigned.

          This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


          • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited four-year college or university.
            • Experience in plastic molding & assembly.
            • 3 to 5 years of experience.
            • Experience in C.A.D. is required.
              LANGUAGE SKILLS

              Must be fluent in English. Able to write routine reports and correspondence. Able to communicate effectively with peers, managers, and directors, and to present to groups of customers or employees of the organization. Values and considers the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties.


              Ability to apply advanced mathematics as typically taught during a four-year college or university course.


              Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete or abstract variables in standard and non-standard situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and explain policies and procedures.


              • Strong analysis, problem solving, process and troubleshooting skills.
              • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles.
                • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, including GD&T.
                • Dynamic communication / inter-personal skills.
                • Highly organized and possess good decision-making skills.
                • Must have demonstrable technical presentation skills.
                • Superb computer literacy, including MS Office.
                • Excellent attendance record.
                  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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                  While performing the duties of this job, regularly required to stoop, kneel, sit, stand, bend, reach, climb, and move about the facility. Required to frequently lift up to 30 lbs.

                  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

                  WORK ENVIRONMENT

                  The environment will vary in this position based on assignments. When working in the office environment, noise is generally minimal.

                  The environment in manufacturing plants and testing labs are often loud, hot, and with particulates in the air. Working environment may contain potentially hazardous materials such as acids, solvents, oils, and common etchants. In such environments, adherence to PPE regulations is required.


                  Employees must be able to work additional hours and/or additional days during the payroll week, which can and will be in excess of forty (40) hours per payroll week. Working overtime is a condition of employment.


                  Domestic/international travel with/without overnight stay may be required.

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Keywords: MAHLE, Murfreesboro , Manufacturing Engineer (OnSite), Engineering , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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