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Manufacturing Engineer in Manchester at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a global automotive industry manufacturing company, is currently looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team a plant located in the Manchester, TN area in a permanent, direct hire role. This company is looking for someone with a strong background in lean and process improvement. This company offers a competitive compensation package that includes an annual bonus and relocation assistance.


  • To facilitate the planning and coordination of manufacturing processes, working closely with vendors and company's personnel.
  • Procure estimates for equipment and process costs.
  • Take equipment from quotation to installation for new programs and/or change to existing programs as a result of engineering changes.
  • Liaise with vendors and monitor progress through quotation, design, build and installation stages of all new equipment necessary for new programs.
  • Utilize the experience and expertise of cross-functional team members to ensure equipment meets all cost, quality, reliability and productivity requirements.
  • Obtain quotations from various vendors and present summary of all relevant details to team members for input and evaluation.
  • Present recommendation summaries to Engineering Manager for final approval.
  • Compile all required documentation and generate purchase requisitions for approval.
  • Coordinate all equipment sample runs at both vendor and in-house locations.
  • Ensure supplier provides all pertinent documentation including detail drawings, electrical schematics and instruction manuals etc, and forward to appropriate departments.
  • Ensure new equipment is modified accordingly as per engineering change requirements.
  • Support for process development, program documentation and the creation of Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA's), process flow charts, capability studies, Design of Experiments (DOE's), etc., in conjunction with input from team members.
  • Contribute to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (separate, simplify, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.
  • Support all equipment start-up, testing and preventative maintenance plans.
  • Process and product development for assigned equipment.
  • Team member on various Continuous Improvement teams within the organization.
  • Any other reasonable request made by management.


Work Experience (provide details and minimum # of years required)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the automotive industry with exposure to building equipment, programmable logic control, electrical, robotics, etc.
  • Sound understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance and TS16949/ISO 14001 requirements
  • Working knowledge of Advanced Quality Planning processes