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Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: New Bern, NC
Job Type: Engineering
Experience: At least 2 year(s)
Date Posted: 7/3/2014

Job Description



# of Openings :  1

Relocation :  Yes



Overview:

Moen has a new opening for a Senior/Process Engineer Brazing to join our New Bern, North Carolina manufacturing team.  Moen’s Process Engineer acts as the process and subject matter expert for the Brazing department and for the more highly automated processes and machines in the facility.



Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Kaizen events for the department in support of Continuous Improvement
  • Coordinate equipment moves through Maintenance
  • Develop cycle time estimates for automated or semi-automated equipment including brazing machines.
  • Manage projects associated with the plant strategic direction
  • Support New Product Development activities in terms of process and product qualifications.
  • Assist in evaluating design for assembly (DFA).
  • Monitor and adjust process and machine capacities and machine acquisitions in response to extreme product volume changes.
  • Impact the profitability of the New Bern plant through new business creation, utilizing new technologies, improving existing technologies, resulting in competitiveness through cost savings.
  • Respond to Safety incidents and participate in Safety initiatives for associated machinery and processes.
  • Coordinate and lead 6S activities.
  • Evaluate and create quotes for new business opportunities in areas of focus
  • Work with both internal and external resources to justify and implement new equipment and/or processes; prepare production proposals and appropriation requests for major projects.
  • Generate, modify and trouble-shoot machine and process programs.
  • Generate accurate set-up instructions, method sheets, equipment set-up and operating instructions and tool designs for semi and fully automated machines.
  • Seek, evaluate, justify and implement process and design changes that will improve product quality, reliability, manufacturability and cost.
 

Competencies:

  • Timely Decision Making
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Peer Relations
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for Results
  • Technical Learning
 

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from accredited four-year college or university required; Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Knowledge of formal problem solving methodologies such as 8-D, DOE or Six Sigma, required.
  • Minimum, two (2) years of experience in high volume assembly and packaging, new product introductions, process improvements, error proofing, tool and fixture design, machine design, process control, familiarity with product costing / routings, project management, and cellular manufacturing preferred.
  • Minimum, two (2) years’ experience in Brazing technologies preferred.
  • Minimum, two (2) years Alan Bradley or similar controls experience preferred.
 

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to write appropriate responses in the form of e-mails, letters, and supporting charts and graphs to achieve the preceding job descriptions.  Ability to prepare presentations and administer speeches in support of the job requirements.

 

Math Ability:

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; ERP systems, MES systems, AutoCAD and/or Pro-E.

 

Certificates and Licenses:

None

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Some supervisory experience would be beneficial but not required for this position.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

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