Summary: Responsible for all aspects of Product, Process, and Quality Specifications, to include new product development, vendor, and internal process performance. Ensure process and quality procedures are fully developed and processes conform to design and quality requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and optimizes continuous production and manufacturing processes to achieve the output, quality, and cost goals of the organization.
Collects production data and applies standard scientific and statistical methods to analyze document, and diagram production processes.
Identifies process bottlenecks and devises solutions to resolve them.
Recommends changes or upgrades to equipment, work methods, or other aspects of the process to improve efficiency and utilization of resources including labor, energy and raw materials.
Performs inspections and sets quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process, and finished products.
Responsible for designing and developing a product/product family.
Applies engineering and quality management principles/practices at various steps in the manufacturing process to achieve the successful introduction and manufacturing ramp of new products.
Ensures production procedures efficiently utilize materials and personnel.
Tests finished product for quality purposes and recommend changes to product specifications as necessary.
Consults on major internal production initiatives.
Yield reporting, including identifying and realizing measures for yield improvements as well as test optimization, and sustaining them with support from a cross-functional team.
Maintain production documents including Product Standards and Bill of Materials to reflect changes in suppliers, product design, and manufacturing processes.
Work with cross-functional teams to identify manufacturing cost reduction opportunities and to establish cost reduction initiatives and goals throughout the manufacturing process.
Work with cross-functional teams to evaluate and disposition of non-standard material including initiating MRBs.
Determine Quality Metrics for all manufacturing processes and increase customer satisfaction by improving the quality of the products.
Work with cross-functional teams to establish product yield targets for product cost models and financial analysis.
Support as a module owner for implementation of Bill of Materials and ECN modules under InFor ERP system
?EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
BS degree and 5+ Years process engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong working knowledge of ERP demand planning and supply chain functionality is essential.
Excellent analytical skills, judgment, and problem resolution abilities required.
Root Cause Analysis
Good communication skills and organization are essential.
Hands-on experience with Quality Management Systems (QMS) and testing methodologies
Strong computer skills required (MS EXCEL, PowerPoint, Word and JMP)
Experience applying DOE, FMEA, and SPC methodologies is desirable.
Experience with project management and scheduling software (MS Project) a plus.