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Manufacturing Engineer

Uster Technologies, Inc.
Knoxville, TN
  • Posted: 1 day ago
  • $75,000 to $95,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for overseeing and improving assembly, machining, and other related processes in our facility.

Who We Are

  • Founded in 1875 and headquartered in Switzerland, Uster Technologies is now a part of Toyota Industries.
  • We are a global provider of quality control equipment for the textile industry in which we are regarded as the benchmark for quality.
  • Our Knoxville team has delivered locally developed innovations to customers around the globe for the last 50 years.
  • Our instruments play a role in the manufacture of nearly every cotton textile product produced on the planet.

Who You Are

  • An experienced and energetic engineering professional who engages in positive teamwork and exhibits a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Has an entrepreneurial mindset and seeks an environment where creativity and innovative spirit are welcomed and encouraged.
  • Enjoys the camaraderie of a smaller global organization of highly skilled talent.

What We Offer

  • Business casual environment, flexible work hours, and a commitment to maintaining an appropriate work-life balance.
  • Competitive salary plus bonus package.
  • Outstanding benefits including: 401(k) with company match and profit sharing; medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances; paid time off and holidays.

Job Duties

  • Apply LEAN principles to assess, analyze, and optimize manufacturing processes and layouts.
  • Develop, implement, and manage standard work and KPI reporting tools.
  • Serve as process owner during the launch of new products in manufacturing.
  • Utilize problem-solving techniques and LEAN tools to develop and implement changes to improve performance related to safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Educate employees on proper methods in which to perform operations and operate machinery, where needed.
  • Diagnose origin of breakdowns, including human error, and troubleshoot problems.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering; master's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years proven experience in production/industrial engineering; managerial experience a plus.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience is essential; implementation experience is strongly preferred.
  • Possess a wide breadth of knowledge related to electronics and mechanical systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite (Excel, Access).
  • ERP experience (SAP or IFS preferred)

Requirements:

  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to twenty-five (50) pounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to use PC for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to occasionally work non-traditional hours in support of global projects or international conference calls.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required including internationally. Total required travel is less than 10%.

AA/EOE M/F/D/V

Company Description
• Founded in 1875 and headquartered in Switzerland, Uster Technologies is now a part of Toyota Industries.
• We are a global provider of quality control equipment for the textile industry in which we are regarded as the benchmark for quality.
• Our Knoxville team has delivered locally developed innovations to customers around the globe for the last 50 years.
• Our instruments play a role in the manufacture of nearly every cotton textile product produced on the planet.

Uster Technologies, Inc.

Address

456 Troy Circle

Knoxville, TN
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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