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Manufacturing Engineer 1 - (22241)

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·        Understands projects/assignments from a corporate standpoint.

·        In-depth understanding of the business (ex. customer/market segment) and opportunities in each.

·        Incorporates customer perspective when developing solutions.

·        Understands concepts of corporate identity and business needs as applied to projects/assignments

·        Projects/assignments are more complex.  Involve multiple variables, greater responsibility, and cross-functional integration.

·        Analyze and develop complex processes.

·        Fully develop multiple concepts relating to satisfying a customer need, and support all viable solutions to arrive at an optimum solution for customers and the corporation.

·        Able to solve complex problems with practical solutions.

·        Take lead role in developing project/assignment plans involving internal and external resources.

·        Capable of leading cross-functional teams having broader less defined initial objective and scope.

·        Manage and direct project/assignment teams involved in multiple, concurrent and sequential development activities.

·        Assign and direct project/assignment personnel to best utilize/develop their skills.

·        Analyze and recommend engineering or design solutions (Root cause analysis, DOE and other appropriate techniques) to product, process, design, or other technical issues.

·        Evaluate impact of proposed product/process changes on other products, materials, strategies, or other technical issues.

·        Able to develop and evaluate complex designs or concepts for which initial inputs are limited.  Responsibilities encompass project/assignment initiation through ramp up and post audit

·        Works independently on most aspects of work.

·        Receives general direction with occasional work review on other aspects.

·        Works within guidelines established by general practice, precedents and policies.

·        Review of work occurs after the fact.

·        Has considerable latitude in deciding how to accomplish assignments.

·        Effective communications with all levels of internal and external customers and staff.

·        Approves tasks of peers on project/assignment teams.

·        Coordinate project/assignment efforts concerning specific parts or assemblies across several technical areas.

·        Independent presentations to upper management.

·        Independent communication with business partners to resolve technical issues and negotiate items such as priorities and completion deadlines


·        Approve documentation completed by others.

·        Accountable for all documentation requirements for a functional area

·        Coordinate resolution of customer service issues.

·        Participate in activities such as home shows, visitor events etc. to demonstrate products and lead related discussions

·        Work with suppliers, specifying and monitoring progress on complex issues

·        Develop and present reports summarizing technical analysis and business case to peer group and management audiences



·        Assigns tasks to appropriate team member, including peers.

·        Provide training and assistance on a full range of technical issues to lower level staff on a team and evaluate team member technical skills.

·        Act as “in-charge” lead on large group assignments or in temporary absence of project manager.

·        Participate in activities such as interviewing job applicants, providing input to performance evaluations, etc.

·        Serve as key mentor to less experienced technical employees.

·        Provide technical backup in the absence of supervisor/manager of functional area



·        4 year Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·        5 - 8 years engineering experience in a high volume manufacturing environment.

·        Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principals.

·        Strong knowledge and experience using Auto-CAD.

·        Strong Project Management skills.

·        Has considerable versatility in applying specialized technical knowledge in a wide variety of situations.

·        Possesses knowledge across a wide variety of technologies.

·        Knowledge demonstrates mastery in several technical areas of expertise.

·        Possesses unique or specific knowledge that is frequently sought out by others.

·        Strong understanding of the interrelationship that needs to exist between functional areas the business.

·        Well-developed project management skills

Lithia Springs, GA US
Andersen Corporation
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