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THE POLYMER COMPANYTM

Manufacturing Engineer (1st Shift)

1st shift
Summary: 
Plan and help to continually improve manufacturing processes on the shop floor by performing the following duties.
Requirements and Education: 

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; a minimum of five years’ experience in a related position within a manufacturing environment is required.
*An understanding of blueprint interpretation and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance is mandatory.
*A minimum of five years’ experience in a related position within a manufacturing environment is required.
*Must possess the ability to 3D model and create drawings using SolidWorks is required.
*Must be able to interpret blueprints in accordance with ANDI Y14.5.
*Must have a strong knowledge of ISO 9000 and other quality systems.
*MS Office experience required; Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Examine documents such as blueprints, drawings and specifications to verify completeness and accuracy of data. Interpret drawings and analyze operational processes. Confirm process reliability and efficiency. Review setup procedures and establish departmental standards. Where failed products are generated, determine cause and effect by reviewing processes, and recommend modifications to existing processes, required training and/or equipment. Optimize all programs, both new and existing. Confer with document originators or engineering liaison to resolve discrepancies and get required changes made to documents. Post changes to computerized or manual control records, release documents and notify affected departments. Develop and maintain operation specific work instructions. Be able to successfully navigate within the company’s ERP and correctly enter data as required. Assist with estimating costs and developing quotes. Review prints to develop the bill of materials for new and existing products and create new part numbers as deemed necessary. Develop manufacturing methods for new and existing products, including process routing and production rates. Work directly with all departments to correct any issues with current process routing, instructions and production rates. Work directly with engineering staff and other departments to continually improve process. Provide technical support to all departments. Serve as the back-up to the Senior Manufacturing Engineer as needed. Perform all the previous duties while keeping the safety of employees foremost.