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Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Wabash National
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Job Description:

Wabash National is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that moves diverse industries forward through innovative solutions. Each associate is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 25 years ago. If you are applying for a position with certain Wabash National Corporation's subsidiaries, Walker Stainless Equipment LLC, or Brenner Tank, LLC, with locations in Wisconsin and Oregon, or Supreme Corporation with locations in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and California; please know that these companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. You can learn more about your rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at ***************************************************************** If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be for our associates, our customers and our community. Position Description: The Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer is a great opportunity to develop, lead, implement, and integrate strategic projects from beginning to end. This position will have a close working cross functional relationship with numerous stakeholders throughout the Organization including Product Development, Maintenance, R&D, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Safety, etc. Additionally, they will lead Engineering and cross functional teams to implement improvements to existing equipment, manufacturing methods and tooling. This position will also be accountable for documentation with the ability to manage multiple projects and assignments. Position Responsibilities: * Ensure projects are managed with a high priority in Safety and in accordance to Wabash National s Health, Safety, and Environmental Standards. * Ability to manage multiple projects while also coordinating with internal departments and external venders. * Overseeing Engineering/Equipment standards and specifications. * Lead CI/OPEX focused initiatives to achieve established SQDCME objectives * Ownership of plant layouts and flow * Provide engineering technical support for manufacturing and maintenance improvements to meet productivity, quality and safety objectives * Apply technical knowledge to innovate, develop, design, and detail, equipment, fixtures, procedures, processes, tooling and/or automation * Lead process/product creation/enhancements through Design for Manufacturability/Assembly reviews with Product Development Engineering * Lead manufacturing readiness reviews and support Lean Product Development Process * Assess process capabilities, identify improvement opportunities, and integrate new processes and equipment to maximize manufacturing throughput and velocity * Collaborates with Manufacturing and Product Engineering to develop and implement new production processes which meets engineering and quality specifications * Participate in cross functional planning meetings to evaluate new products for process, manning and equipment requirements * Provide subject matter expertise for manufacturing processes and equipment * Develop process documentation to meet quality system and safety requirements * Assist Operations with line and capacity planning * Develop RFQ's and print details to local fabricators/machine shops to determine assembly, fabrication and/or machining cost * Must be able to work well with others and could be called upon to train production associates on the use of new fixtures, templates and tooling * Create/Process AR requests for new equipment/product lines * Process purchase requisitions for required fixtures, gauges and tooling * Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, line balancing, space requirements and equipment layout * Train and/or provide work direction to shop technicians, maintenance associates and contractors * Analyze equipment downtime to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs * Perform other job-related duties as assigned Required Skills and Experience: * Five (5) or more years manufacturing/process engineering experience, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial type environment * Two (2) to five (5) years of experience with capital project management and justification * Experience working in an industrial, rapid response build-to-order business environment * Proficient in SolidWorks or AutoCAD (preferred) * Must be proficient in Microsoft Project (or equivalent) * Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training * Course background in Industrial Controls, Manufacturing Systems, Organizational problem solving * Effective at developing and managing a project plan to achieve desired results * Ability to achieve required objectives through the leadership of others * Strong problem solving/trouble shooting experience * Must have the ability to work on projects both individually and cross-functionally * SAP experience a plus * Electrical and/or Controls experience a plus * Robotics experience also a plus Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, or related field Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Wabash National is a tobacco free environment. If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Wabash National Corporation or any of its affiliates, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please email **************************.

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