Manufacturing Engineering Specialist


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the manufacturing process documentation for the Manufacturing facility. He/she will liaise with the “Concurrent Development Teams (CDT)” to coordinate activities between the development team and the production group, ensuring all documentation expectations are met prior to Alpha/Beta trials and production launch efforts The incumbent shall utilize project management skills to organize and schedule the activities required to complete Alpha/Beta builds relating to New Product Introductions (NPI). The incumbent will also be responsible for operator certification training for NPI activities. He/she assists in establishing standard labor times for individual operations and overall product/process cycle time. The incumbent recommends alternate manufacturing processes yielding potential cost reductions, quality enhancements, and ease of manufacture. Consults with OEM’s, suppliers, and vendors to obtain pertinent technical information and specifications on materials, processes, and equipment. Oversees the implementation and validation of new equipment used for production. Creates and audits “Bills of Materials” within the ERP system. Performs “Root Cause Analysis’ and implements “Corrective Actions’ on labor variances identified in closed work orders. Communicates with counterparts on a regular basis to maintain a liaison between the various facilities


  • • Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering and or relevant experience • Soft Goods manufacturing environment background with experience in cutting room equipment, and marker creation software would be considered an asset Other skills and abilities • Familiarity with computer-aided process modeling, Word, Excel, Outlook • Familiarity with ERP systems • Ability to interpret drawings and production documents • Ability to independently manage, organize and complete work activities in order to meet or exceed established deadlines and priorities • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written English • Ability to describe or explain information, concepts, and relay instructions to others • Competence in writing skills for the purpose of preparing clear and concise written reports • Ability to communicate/interact effectively, cooperatively, tactfully with internal and External customers