*Manufacturing Engineer* Open to External Applicants*

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Job Description
Develop an implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods, and controls. Coordinate manufacturing launch for new or revised products.
Prepare and maintain detailed layouts of processes and related equipment.
Coordinate the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training teams and evaluating results.
Interface with management, design engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Interface with sales, planning, and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods and quality results.
Design, develop and test and / or source and cost-justify various tools, machinery, and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods. This may include development of funding requests, scheduling project tasks and managing budget. Interface with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of machinery and equipment according to specifications and quality standards.
Apply statistical methods and perform product / process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and improved efficiency. Provide leadership and team leading assistance in implementing Lean technologies such as set-up reduction, visual signal flow techniques, kan-ban and work sequencing tools, total productive maintenance, 5S and kaizen processes.
Represent manufacturing engineering cross-functional teams. Provide manufacturing support and lead FMEA activities related to process and design for key product introductions.
Manage multiple engineering projects from start-up to completion
Perform other related duties as assigned
Job Requirements
BS Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
Minimum of 3 years related manufacturing experience
Leader of Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing initiatives
Proficient in:
CNC / Robotic machine programming
Computers i.e. Microsoft Office
CAD / Machine tooling and design
Problem analysis and resolution
Have knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and machining practices.
Quality orientation and high attention to detail
Ability to work with vendors, customers and employees
Additional Company Information
Kato Engineering Inc., a subsidiary of Emerson Electric (NYSE EMR), offers a complete line of precision-engineered, top quality AC generators, motor-generator sets and controls for prime, standby, and peak shaving power generation. We are proud of our 82-year tradition of design and manufacturing excellence and innovations.
As a premiere employer in southern Minnesota, we are growing and currently hiring. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity in a thriving community, consider working for us!
Job ID : EIA-00001028
Country : United States
State/Province : Minnesota
City : Mankato
Publish Start Date : Nov 16 2013
Job Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)

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