Job Description

Aluminum Extrusion Production Engineer  (#9230) - KY
Industry: Aluminum

An aluminum extrusion facility is looking for an Extrusion Production Engineer.

Description:

Responsible for assisting in the implementation of and maintaining ISO 9001 and TS16949 quality systems and audits; product launches; managing workplace layout, process improvements, corrective actions, equipment efficiency, workflow, scrap reduction, cost improvements, and product quality.
 

Essential Functions:

  • Requires substantial physical activity throughout shift(except breaks and lunch) such as walking, sitting, standing, bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, handling, near/far vision, pushing, pulling, carrying, and lifting objects weighing 50 lbs.
  • Working in compliance with PPAP procedures, control plans, inspection standards, APQP, FMEA, process flow, and continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for maintaining ISO 9001 and TS16949 quality systems and conducting quality audits.
  • Issuing process/equipment improvements, condition adjustments, and process arrangements.
  • Conducts analyses, using engineering and statistical methodologies, in the development of new, revised and refined process enhancements; renders technical expertise and assistance to operators; develops sound operating practices and procedures for assigned area.
  • Maintain visual inspection standards and resolves product quality issues.
  • Develops and implements plans for continuous overall equipment effectiveness (OEE); improve yields, uptime and cycle times of equipment, improve product flow, and cost reduction
  • Participates in launch planning and implementation of new products.
  • Develops and implement productivity, quality, and continuous process improvement by utilizing IE and QC methods.
  • Evaluates new and existing process equipment for improved process performance.
  • Implements and maintains quality systems. 
  • Cost reduction activities.
  • Performs other duties as required.                                         

Job-Related Functions:

  • Self- starter, multi-tasked and detailed oriented, excellent computer and math skills.                                            
  • Ability to work with tight production standards.
  • Able to travel on site to assist at customer locations.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing systems.
  • Requires working in temperature extremes.
  • Assists in Kaizen implementation and 5S.
  • Observes all safety rules.
  • Related process design skills.

Educational Requirements:

  • BS, mechanical/industrial related degree and 2-3 years of experience in similar manufacturing environment.
  • Prior aluminum extrusion experience required.
     
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