Production Engineer

Posted on 2018-11-12

Job Number0066100000RMTNhAAP
Job LocationEast Tenn
Salary Range55000.0
PositionProduction Engineer

Job Description

Production Engineer

Koyo Bearings, Telford, Tennessee, United States of America Req #1049

 Thursday, September 20, 2018


Plans, directs, and coordinates technical support for the manufacturing process.


Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

 Develops, and evaluates manufacturing methods.

• Use a “hands on” approach to develop and implement solutions to manufacturing problems and improvements in manufacturing methods that result in improved quality and increased productivity while maintaining a safe working environment.

• Analysis and troubleshooting of production equipment based on technical drawings and mechanical evaluation.

• Provide training to Operators, Setup Persons, Manufacturing Technicians, and Manufacturing Engineering Technicians to improve technical abilities.

• Interface with all levels in the organization using verbal, written and graphical communication tools to ensure efficient production methods.

• Design and document tooling designs on drawings that communicates tooling requirements to toolmakers.

• Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow and design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

• Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards

• Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions

• Confers with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes

• Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential including machine capability studies, etc.

• Plans, implements and tracks Capital and Non-Capital cost reduction projects and reports to management on a regular basis.

• Support 5-S, Quality Circles, IATF16949 and ISO14001 efforts throughout the plant


Supervisory Responsibilities:

   This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and lubrication systems

• Close tolerance measurement

• Work without close supervision

• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment utilizing effective interpersonal and communication skills.

• High degree of initiative, with ability to make decisions.

• Positive attitude & ability to prioritize and deal with multiple assignments and stressful situations.

• Knowledge of personal computers and related software, including MS Word, Excel, AutoCad or SolidWorks.

• Excellent attendance record.

• Experience with CBN grinding is a plus.

• PLC troubleshooting experience is a plus.  

• CNC Programming Experience is a plus.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering  


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

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.

   Work is mostly performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards, and with substantial time spent working on a computer. Requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and other office equipment.

   The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to manufacturing areas which require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection.

   Travel by automobile and plane required approximately 10-20% of time.

Employee may perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.