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Manufacturing Engineer, Equipment Improvement

Hercules Industries Denver, CO

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Job Description: The Manufacturing Equipment Improvement Engineer is a manufacturing professional who designs and implements manufacturing technology to automate production processes. Founded in 1962, Hercules Industries is privately held and one of America's most efficient and dependable manufacturers and wholesale distributors of high-quality HVAC sheet metal products and equipment. Hercules, with corporate headquarters in Denver, CO, is one of the largest companies of its type in the Western and Midwestern United States, operating four manufacturing facilities and twenty sales and distribution centers in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. Hercules Industries is now Employee Owned and is ranked #1 in Colorado and #11 in the nation for all HVAC distributors in the Top 50 Distributors of 2020. Visit us at www.herculesindustries.com to learn more about our company. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Identifies, develops, and executes cost reduction and process improvement ideas into scalable and measurable projects.Develop, lead, and support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement initiatives.Plan and conduct value stream analysis to ascertain the best process flow of operations and workflow.Work with the production team, supervisors, and maintenance department to implement Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing activities.Coordinate changes to current manufacturing processes to meet safety, quality, delivery, and cost goals.Review, create, and improve manufacturing process using Lean/Six-Sigma principles.Provides recommendation on automation needs supported with throughput improvement calculation and simulated tests.Plans and directs manufacturing personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, as well as development of methods and procedures for testing products or systems.Find waste in manufacturing floor and drive change methods to streamline manufacturing operations.Researches and analyzes data such as specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.Understand manufacturing and test equipment concepts, technologies, and techniques.Designs manufacturing processes within schedule and budgetary parameters.Work with other engineering stakeholders and customers on problem solving and continuous improvement to the design of equipment and products and may develop corrective and preventive action plansWrite and update work instructions and other documents (e.g., specifications, procedures).Analyzes and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.Provides information for management decisions from a practical and technical cost perspective.Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.Provide hands-on troubleshooting support for production team to help maintain product flow and support timely delivery to customersSolve technical issues by identifying root cause(s) and identifying both short-term and long-term countermeasures - utilizing problem solving process when appropriateCollaborate closely with relevant multi-functional departments to determine priorities and ensure efficient performance of production areas and timely product deliveryProvide input for Design for Manufacturing on new product development (NPD).Working with the production team, supervisors, and engineering, create and maintain labor routings, process control plans and testing plans for current and new processes. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.Minimum of 2-year experiences in Lean Manufacturing.Minimum of one year of experience working in the sheet metal industry.Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles, general safety practices and OSHA regulations, safety policies, and safe manufacturing procedures.Minimum Green Belt Six Sigma certification.Knowledge of building basic machinery.Proficiency in 3D design.Proficiency in process mapping in a manufacturing environment.Fundamental Engineering (FE) Exam Certification.Fluent in English, and/or Vietnamese or Spanish.Knowledge of 3D printing and ability to design and protype finished components.Knowledge of sheet metal process manufacturing. Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment and electro-mechanical machinery. Have experience using hand and mechanical tools.Working knowledge of manufacturing automation (Able to identify application automation in manufacturing floor).Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and SolidWorks.Hands on approach to problems.Knowledge and utilization of Statistical Process Control (SPC).Ability to break down complex problems in a simplified way, conduct root cause analysis and provide clear, well-thought-out recommendations for corrective actions.Strong, team-oriented leadership skills with presence and a bias for action.Knowledge of PLC control programs (understanding of ladder logic and relays).Familiarity with Java programming languages.Ability to pass background check and drug screen. COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have entry level knowledge of Word Processing software and Spreadsheet software. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. ATTENDANCE DEMANDS: The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday within normal business hours as established by Management. Is consistently at work and on time and ensures work responsibilities are covered when away from desk. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle, or feel; and required to speak, read and hear English. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Located in an office environment. DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Hercules Industries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or other legally protected status. Comprehensive benefits are an important component of an employee's compensation package. Hercules recognizes the contribution of every team member and therefore is pleased to offer a competitive and cost-effective benefits package to support your needs and long-term goals. Hercules Industries offers the following insurance: medical, dental, vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Employee Life Insurance (Basic Life/AD&D and Voluntary Life AD&D). We pay Holiday, vacation, and sick time; as well as a Flexible Spending Plan, Wellness Program, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We offer a 401(k) Savings Plan and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Effective October 1, 2019, Hercules became an employee-owned company. An ESOP is a qualified retirement plan. Hercules encourages and supports participation in service activities that contribute to our community. Employees are permitted to take three paid hours of work time per month to participate in an approved community service activity. The company offers a quarterly Hercules Employee-Owner Partners in Profit Bonus based on eligibility. Company Description: Founded in Denver in 1962 by William E. Newland, Hercules Industries is one of the largest companies of its type in the Western and Midwestern United States. We operate four manufacturing facilities and twenty sales and distribution centers in Colorado (Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Pueblo, Grand Junction), Utah (Salt Lake City, Sandy), Arizona (Tempe, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson, Surprise), New Mexico (Albuquerque, Roswell, Las Cruces), Wyoming (Casper, Cheyenne), and Texas (El Paso). Hercules Industries is one of America's most efficient and dependable manufacturers and

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We are now Employee Owned and ranked #1 in Colorado and #11 in the nation for all HVAC distributors in the Top 50 Distributors of 2020.

Founded in Denver in 1962 by William E. Newland, Hercules Industries is one of the largest companies of its type in the Western and Midwestern United States. We operate four manufacturing facilities and twenty sales and distribution centers in Colorado (Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Pueblo, Grand Junction), Utah (Salt Lake City, Sandy), Arizona (Tempe, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson, Surprise), New Mexico (Albuquerque, Roswell, Las Cruces), Wyoming (Casper, Cheyenne), and Texas (El Paso). Hercules Industries is one of America's most efficient and dependable manufacturers and wholesale distributors of high-quality HVAC sheet metal products and equipment. Comprehensive benefits are an important component of an employee's compensation package. Hercules recognizes the contribution of every team member and therefore is pleased to offer a competitive and cost-effective benefits package to support your needs and long-term goals. Hercules provides Basic Life/Basic AD&D and Voluntary Term Life/Voluntary AD&D Insurance, paid Sick time, a Wellness Plan, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Effective October 1, 2019, Hercules became an employee-owned company. An ESOP is a qualified retirement plan. ew Other benefits are offered through the Local 9 Sheet Metal Union.

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