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Manufacturing Engineer in Crookston, MN at New Flyer

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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 to join its growing team.

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:

As a key member of the organization this position will support all manufacturing engineering activities within assigned cell(s) including implementing and facilitating lean manufacturing initiatives, implementing ECO’s (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.

• Represent manufacturing engineering within assigned cells at the daily cell meetings and weekly plant metrics meetings.

• 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.

• Create shop floor instructions and hot sheets and train the necessary personnel on those standards.

• Update and maintain plant layouts.

• Specify and facilitate capital and equipment upgrades, installations or modifications.

• Implement and facilitate lean manufacturing initiatives.

• Conduct process observations to ensure that assigned time standards are fair and consistent.

• Maintain necessary resource plans for ensuring production activities are properly resourced.

• Validate routings, submit and implement routing change requests to process planning where appropriate.

• Support process planning and production engineering.

• Participate in internal and outside supplier certifications and audits, as required.

Preferred Skills

Skills and Experience:

• Post-secondary degree in engineering or technology with previous manufacturing engineering experience.

• APICS or CPIM certification with previous Lean Manufacturing experience would be an asset.

• Professional team player with solid interpersonal/communications skills with the ability to analyze data and problem solve while functioning in a fast-paced environment.

• Detail oriented and well organized.

• Strong knowledge of MS Office, Excel, MRP processes are required.

• Working knowledge of Oracle and formal APICS training would be considered an asset. •Travel is required for this position*

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

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