Manufacturing Engineer – Electrical in St. Cloud, MN at New Flyer

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

New Flyer of America – North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical to join its growing international team on second (2nd) shift.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

Position Summary:

Support all manufacturing engineering activities within assigned cells, including electrical system integrations and system troubleshooting, implementing and facilitating lean manufacturing initiatives, implementing engineering change orders, assigning inventory locations, conducting contract reviews, creating shop floor instructions, evaluating standards and completing capital and facility upgrades.

What You Will Do:

  • Work effectively as a cell team member to ensure operational metrics are achieved and any remedial action is actively pursued.
  • Maintain current updates on manufacturing engineering related tasks on the manufacturing cell log.
  • Design or specify any equipment/tooling/racking required to support manufacturing.
  • Review relevant engineering change orders (ECOs) within assigned cells or assigned option groups and support all aspects of production implementation.
  • Check engineering documents, coordinate Electrical Checkout Procedures with production staff, basic electrical troubleshooting with Electricians, Instructions to Service, Shop Floor Instructions and other documents as authorized.
  • Implement and facilitate lean manufacturing initiatives (5S, value stream mapping, set-up reduction etc.)
  • Specify and facilitate capital and equipment upgrades, installations or modifications.
  • Support process planning and production engineering.


Preferred Skills

  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline and or 5+ yrs. equivalent manufacturing experience required
  • Four-year Manufacturing/Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology degree preferred
  • Experience with mobile electrical/electronics is highly desired
  • Lean certification or applicable equivalent experience beneficial
  • Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Superior computer and organizational skills
  • Goal orientated and motivation to achieve tasks within set timelines
  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Suite, PLC or Ladder Logic and Electrical troubleshooting.

New Flyer is an EEO/AAP/Female/Minority/Disabled/Vets Employer         

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