Represent materials in engineering changes and directives while delivering exceptional results.
Update JD Edwards Plan For Every Part (PFEP).
Interact with new product development and change notice groups to ensure smooth integration into the factory.
Work across various disciplines, possess good communication skills, and thrive in an environment that’s goal / results oriented.
Improve visual management of the supermarket(s) and warehouse.
Work with Buyer / Planners and the supply chain to improve continuity of supply.
Provide input with cell designs and additional space creation for material storage.
Facilitate lifting equipment projects to improve ergonomics and productivity of warehouse employees.
Improve warehouse storage capabilities and parts presentation to improve efficiencies and exceed plant objectives.
Develop and document work instructions, as well as perform operator / supervisor training if necessary.
Design control systems to minimize and resolve production issues and project costs.
Work with supply chain management, suppliers, and packaging suppliers to meet our packaging guidelines / goals.
Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, equipment layout, and part presentation.
Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
Complete design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
Create processes and procedures to help the company meet budgetary goals as well as performance quotas.
Establish an effective and efficient work sequence.
Devise new solutions to existing manufacturing problems.
Develop standardized design criteria across all product lines.
Work closely with teams involved in the manufacturing and implementation processes of product packaging, helping them with any technical guidance and support they may need.
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial / Mechanical / Packaging Engineering required
7+ years’ design and quality control experience in product manufacturing
Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills
History of progressive responsibility a plus
Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs
Experience with CAD or other computer aided programs
Material Engineers are collaborative and creative, able to find new and interesting ways to meet accomplish assignments and resolve design challenges.
Creativity – ability to develop innovative, interesting, and functional solutions are important.
Problem-solving skills – troubleshoot issues as they arise - ultimately finding solutions to manufacturing or material team problems.
Attention to detail – keen attention to detail is important.
Communication skills – communication is key to this position. Must effectively convey material team ideas, processes, standards, and requirements to cross functional teams
Technical skills – works with drawings, computer software, and design programs on a regular basis