Process Improvement Engineer – Assembly

Cincinnati Incorporated
Harrison, Ohio, United States View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description
Position Summary and Purpose:  
The Assembly Process Improvement Engineer will work closely with Management, Office personnel and Manufacturing personnel to strategically implement lean methodologies to improve safety, quality, on-time delivery and production efficiencies. The successful candidate will also be a strong partner to the operations team and be able to operate in a matrixed environment. Continuous improvement through the implementation of Operational Excellence is a requirement to enable CI to be a competitive provider of machine tools.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide assistance to manufacturing operations including troubleshooting of assembly issue, special testing and assistance in identifying root cause
  •  After analysis, recommend formal corrective actions to production or product design improvements
  •  Lead and coach production personnel on process, equipment, and analytical approach to problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Carry out formal and timely manufacturability (DFM/DFT) review on all new products
  • Assist manufacturing in setting up lines and cells to build new and existing products using modern ‘lean’ manufacturing practices
  • Develop new processes based on new technology requirements
  • Coordinate with Product Engineering to assure that all Engineering models/drawings and specification are adequate to accurately define all manufacturing and quality requirements to produce a product that meets design requirements
  • Coordinate with engineering on all functional test requirements of existing and new products. Assure that customers receive a product that meets all the quality and reliability standards
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Supervisors and work center to monitor key production processes
  • Perform all other duties as deemed necessary by the Operations manager
Education and Experience:
  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing Engineering or related technical field with knowledge in the application of basic engineering principles, theories, and techniques
  • Minimum of 5+ year’s relevant manufacturing experience. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes, including assembly and testing
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Characteristics, etc.
  • Hands on experience with electro-mechanical troubleshooting • Good communication skills • Self-directed and results-oriented
  • Must have the personal traits of a “Change Leader.” Assembly Process Engineer
  • Ability to work and lead effectively within a team
  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing concepts and continuous improvement efforts
  • Broad knowledge of production machinery, machine programming, machining processes, assembly tools and processes
  • Application of mistake and error proofing engineering
  • Proficient with CAD software Solid Works (or equivalent), MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and other common office tools. Experience with ERP System a Plus
  • Ability to work autonomously or as a contributing team member • Able to provide technical guidance to manufacturing team members
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot electro-mechanical assemblies and provide solutions to the manufacturing team
  • Work with Product Engineering to improve design and or manufacturing process
  • Able to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Utilize a data-focused approach to problem solving
  • Able to create and maintain assembly and test procedures
  • Be a team builder – listens and considers input from others
  • Knowledge of lean philosophies such as one piece flow, Kanban, and 5S
  • Experience developing and maintaining process documentation and with ECO coordination
  • Strong analytical skill and good organizational skill
  • Effective verbal and written communication skill as well as excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Physical demands:  employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
This role does not offer sponsorship employment benefits and being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.  You must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or recent lawful permanent resident to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Career Benefits

  Paid Vacations
  Paid Holiday and Personal Days
  Profit Sharing
  Medical Insurance (including HSA)
  Company Paid Dental Insurance
  Vision Insurance
  Accident Insurance

  Life Insurance: AD&D
  Disability Insurance
  Generous 401K Employer Match
  Flexible Spending Account
  Tuition Reimbursement
  Employee Assistance Program
  Parental Leave

Required skills