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Sr Manufacturing Engineer in Birmingham at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

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Job Description

Amotec is currently conducting a search for our client, a multi-billion dollar manufacturing company located just east of Birmingham, AL, that is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join their team. This is a direct hire, permanent role and this company offers the opportunity for career advancement and a competitive compensation package.

Sr Manufacturing Engineer Job Description

Position Overview

A hands-on shop floor-based engineering role. Oversee and troubleshoot daily foundry processes while pursuing
continuous improvement in areas such as scrap reduction and productivity increases while minimizing cost. Processes will
include, but not be limited to, the following areas: making cores and molds; charging, operating, and tapping furnaces; pouring
molten metal into molds; and sawing, grinding, and finishing castings.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Through the use of lean engineering tools, design and optimize manufacturing processes for the improvement of existing products and the introduction of new ones.
• Develop, implement and manage scrap reduction initiatives.
• Create new standard work instructions and documentation as process changes dictate.
• Examines materials and products at various stages of processing to ensure they conform to specifications.
• Observes machines and equipment for malfunction and works in tandem with maintenance team to troubleshoot issues.
• Assist in developing and implementing cost reduction initiatives through continuous improvement (kaizen) events
• Participate in, and at times, lead capital improvement projects.
• Assist in implementing and updating Value Stream Maps.
• Keep up to date with current and developing trends at national and international level in the foundry industry.

Skills and Experience
• BS Degree in Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience
• Continuous improvement and lean experience
• Knowledge of tooling

BS in Engineering