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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Wabash National
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Advance Manufacturing Engineer researches, compiles, and summarizes due diligence for strategic capital improvement projects. Cradle to grave support of large-scale capital improvement projects: research, compilation, due diligence, AR generation. Leads cross functional implementation teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identification, analysis, and assessment of manufacturing processes for transformative change improvement requiring large capital investment.
  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop equipment, fixturing, procedures, processes, tooling and/or automation
  • Assesses process capabilities, identifies improvement opportunities and integrates new processes and equipment to maximize manufacturing throughput and velocity
  • Collaborates with Manufacturing and Product Engineering to implement new production processes, which meet engineering and quality specifications
  • Develops process documentation to meet quality system and safety requirements
  • Drives process / product enhancements through Design for Manufacturability / Design for Maintenance / Design for Safety / Risk Assessment / Cross functional implementation reviews
  • Ensures equipment reliability through the creation of design specifications, preventive maintenance instructions, run-off / validation standards and recommended spare parts lists
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout
  • Initiates, develops, and manages capital improvement projects including manufacturing equipment, facility enhancements and new product launches
  • Provides subject matter expertise for manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Trains and/or provides work direction to engineering technicians, maintenance associates, manufacturing engineers and manufacturing personnel#L1-RM1 #L1-Onsite


    Wabash is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that is changing how the world reaches you. Each employee is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 35 years ago.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    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. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be -- for our employees, our customers and our community.

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Technology (Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial)
    • 5+ years of Demonstrated leadership of capital / continuous improvement projects focused on meeting corporate strategic goals
    • 5 to 8 years of Project management / Engineering experience with-in an Assembly or Welding environment
    • 5+ years of experience with capital project management and justification
    • Microsoft Project (or equivalent) experience preferred
    • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training
    • Project management
    • AutoCAD / Solid
    • Development of Business Justification models
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office softwareSkills:
      • Bilingual (Spanish) (preferred)
      • Effective at developing and managing a project plan to achieve desired results
      • Proven ability to achieve required objectives through the leadership of others
      • Strong problem solving / trouble shooting experience
      • Strategic planning
      • Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-directed, and capable of interacting and communicating with all levels within the organization
      • Ability to multitask and lead / prioritize multiple projects
      • Certified PMP a plus

Keywords: Wabash National, Lafayette , Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Lafayette, Indiana

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