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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer more...
Location:Thiensville (Mequon), WI
Company:Rockwell Automation
First posted:May 03, 2017

Position Summary:

Develop, implement and maintain methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Interface with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products. Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.  Manage complex projects that may affect multiple departments or multiple plants.

  • Demonstrate an awareness of state-of-the-art and lean manufacturing concepts and practices.

  • Possess a proven track record of successful major project implementation efforts.

  • Demonstrate an ability to coordinate activities through all levels of the organization to achieve objectives.

  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare, submit, and successfully implement capital equipment request that meet business return on investment criteria.

  • Utilize computational skills and appropriate software to maximize productivity.

  • Possess a high level of production process knowledge in electronic and electro-mechanical manufacturing.

  • Respond to manufacturing problems by investigating and resolving such problems to assure a continuing flow of production.

  • Lead Kaizen events and other productivity and cost reduction initiatives. 

  • Prepare floor layouts, implement use of new equipment, and perform process qualifications as required.  Utilize Management of Change (MOC) process for all activity.

  • Assist in the introduction and/or transfer of products to manufacturing, including procuring and implementing tooling and production equipment and initiating of routings, bills of material, manufacturing work instructions, and any other required documentation.

  • Resolve problems in product performance, quality, reliability, or environmental impact by implementing design changes or complete redesign in manufacturing when necessary.

  • Use personal computer to obtain, organize, and analyze data and to prepare charts and reports.  Software proficiency skills required in word processing, spreadsheet, and SAP.  Other beneficial software skills include CAD, report generation, process mapping, project management, and databases.

  • Implement or assist in the implementation of manufacturing labor standards, production routings, manufacturing work instructions, and SAP system needs to maintain production.  Use factory automation software to monitor and maintain production.

  • Lead the development and implementation of cost reduction programs and achieve department and plant targets.

  • Determine the need for, establish, and identify process specifications and manufacturing standards.

  • Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14001, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B. S. Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering or related technical field with knowledge in the application of basic engineering principles, theories, and techniques.

  • Requires 7+ years manufacturing/industrial engineering experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Requires 7+ years manufacturing/industrial engineering experience, preferably in an electronics or electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.  Project management experience preferred.  Lean Manufacturing experience at a Green Belt level. 

Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mequon - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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