Review of new or revised product designs and identify production requirements. Suggest product design modifications where applicable. Make tooling, fixture, or assembly recommendations including budget estimates as part of the review process.
Provide engineering expertise in integrating equipment, systems, materials, facilities, and processes into a cohesive, cost efficient and production manufacturing system.
Research vendor sources, request quotations, select vendors, set due date, issue requisitions (coordinate with Purchasing), schedule tryouts, and approve tooling.
Qualification of new/existing machining and assembly equipment according to quality standards.
Evaluate current machining and assembly processes for improvement opportunities. Recommend process changes and coordinate the implementation of these changes.
Develop project plans and obtain management concurrence.
Lead teams with production, maintenance, product engineering and quality department as well as with suppliers.
Interface with hourly and skilled trades workers.
Schedule time according to established job priorities. Monitor work progress and resolves problems in order to ensure timely completion of projects.
Strong focus on preparing/maintaining budgets and costs targets
Keep current of technological developments in the industry.
Provide management with regular reports on project work plans and status for information and resource management purposes.
Maintain a neat workplace and organized information files pertaining to project work assignments.
Coordinate the installation of machines to the specifications provided by the Vendor and Detroit Diesel.
Create and maintain documentation in accordance with applicable ISO standards.
Ensure engineering practices comply with government regulations and safety standards.
Perform special projects
Skills and Experience Required:
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or related field
At least two to three years of manufacturing experience
At least two years of project management or supervisory experience
Knowledge of materials and methods of manufacture
Excellent oral and written communication skills, high level of analytical and logical problem solving ability