The Manufacturing Engineer works within the Operations organization to establish and maintain a complete Manufacturing System of people, process, information, equipment, and infrastructure that enables the manufacturing plants to produce product without disruption. He/she will lead and/or participate in activities to research, develop, implement and maintain methods and processes used in the manufacture of product for all RA manufacturing plants. The Manufacturing Engineer will actively work in both the central office and local plant environment to collaborate with Design and New Product Producibility engineers to achieve optimum product design for manufacturability, define and lead projects to improve process, safety, quality, delivery and productivity performance at the manufacturing plants, develop and maintains process design and control documentation, and drive process standardization and governance of process change control. Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. May lead small special project teams within or external to the immediate group.
Develop, standardize, implement, maintain, and govern manufacturing processes across all RA manufacturing plants.
Provide recommendations, requirements, and justifications to support investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies.
Assist with the implementation of IT security and business productivity initiatives in the manufacturing plants.
Provide design input and execution support for the development and deployment of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and information management systems in the plants.
Participate in new product and process design reviews for New Product Introduction (NPI) and Continuation Engineering projects.
Facilitate and/or participate in Design For Manufacturability (DFM), Design For Assembly (DFA), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) analyses.
Define, initiate, and lead or participate in, projects that will enable the plants to meet annual productivity goals and reduce/eliminate safety and ergonomic risk in the manufacturing work environment.
Initiate and provide justification for capital requests. Define, plan, and lead the implementation of approved capital requests.
Identify assembly equipment, tooling, and fixture requirements. Participate in the procurement, installation and validation activities.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, to a broad audience of varying technical and cultural backgrounds.
Have an active presence and level of participation in both the central office and the local plant environments.
Collaborate with others from within and outside of the Operations group to achieve common objectives.
Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Some travel is required (10% - 15%); possibly international.
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