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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Volt
Location: Beasley
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

ARE YOU READY TO ADVANCE IN YOUR CAREER?Volt is searching for a Manufacturing Engineer to support a key client, located in Beasley, TX.As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will work in the air cooler manufacturing engineering department. The role will support our client's Air Cooled Heat Exchanger operation by applying lean manufacturing principles to existing production processes to realize continuous process improvement. Primary areas include header welding, fin-tube manufacturing, tube bundle assembly, painting and final assembly.Job responsibilities include:Process improvement:

  • Utilize lean concepts to develop and implement improvements in manufacturing processes and organize kaizen events
  • Perform time studies in processes to provide necessary information for lean projects
  • Define and measure current process cycle times and suggest improvements to meet standards.
  • Provide documentation for throughput improvement in plant and product flow optimization
  • Implement Cycle time improvements for manufacturing processes
  • Capacity planning for current and future states for strategic capitals equipment investments
  • Identify opportunities for increasing efficiency of the plant, reduce waste and non-value added activitiesProjects:
    • Suggest new manufacturing equipment to reduce cycle time including welding equipment, material handling equipment
    • Assist cost justifications for capital equipment and support for approval
    • Execute detailed purchase orders when buying capital equipment and maintain costs during execution of projects
    • Interface with outside manufacturers or contractors and perform cost comparisons and evaluation
    • Co-ordinate with maintenance, machine shop personnel, companies utility vendors for commissioning of new machinery
    • Work with engineering department in development of weld automationManufacturing support:
      • Assist the Operations Manager with developing annual budgets, cost savings, documenting lean initiatives
      • Work with Purchasing/Procurement to qualify vendors and finalize bids with guidance as needed
      • Update and develop manufacturing standard procedures for Operations Departments to follow
      • Train staff on improved processes/new equipment implementation
      • Develop and supervise periodic maintenance program for reduction of downtime due to machine breakdown
      • Establish Kanban system of production bill of material items
      • Establish Kanban system of consumable suppliesSafety:
        • Mandate safety with contractors, supervisors, and plant personnel during project implementation.
        • Train and supervise contractors for PPE and ensure safe practices while performing contractual safety requirementsThis is a full-time, direct-hire opportunity.The ideal candidate will have:
          • Bachelor's degree in industrial or manufacturing engineering
          • 5+ years of industrial manufacturing experience and/or internships
          • Strong technical/mechanical aptitude
          • Familiar with Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD
          • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles in a manufacturing environment
          • Proficient with all programs within Microsoft Office
          • Organizational and time management skillsSalary: $100,000- $112,000 per year*Pay range offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors, including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc.Qualified candidates should APPLY NOW for immediate consideration! Please hit APPLY to provide the required information, and we will be back in touch as soon as possible.Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits any kind of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Volt is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national origin, citizenship, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by the statutes, rules, and regulations in the locations where it operates. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please or call (866) 898-0005. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.Volt does not discriminate against applicants based on citizenship status, immigration status, or national origin, in accordance with 8 U.S.C. - 1324b. The company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner that complies with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Volt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Keywords: Volt, Houston , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Beasley, Texas

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