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Randstad Manufacturing Engineer III in Conover, North Carolina

Manufacturing Engineer III

job details:

  • location:Conover, NC

  • salary:$35 - $42.50 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:S_876818

  • questions:david.scrace@randstadusa.com616-393-1014

job description

Manufacturing Engineer III

Assures highest quality, least costly manufacturing processes. Designs, develops, installs and documents new and/or existing processes, equipment, and tooling. Ensures performance (business, profit, and manufacturing) to specification. Conducts cost reduction activities to determine material, labor, and overhead costs. Provides technical direction to other staff members and interfaces at all organizational levels.


Independently designs and/or develops new processes and tooling or improvements to existing processes or tooling, utilizing engineering principles, complying with corporate policies on health, safety, and environmental equipment in regards to codes, standards, and regulations. Determines best practices and processes to minimize labor, material, and overhead costs and assure manufacturability to increase market share and profitability.

Assumes project leadership for manufacturing engineering projects, under direction of senior engineer or manager, ensuring project implementation, including coordinating timing and controlling capital and product cost.

Utilizes personal computer (PC) and keyboard/mouse to complete make versus buy feasibility studies and manufacturing cost analysis; electronically transmits data to Accounting, Specials Engineering, and Product Engineering for completion of financial analysis to assure best use of materials and methods in balancing manufacturing and future quality cots. Works with Finance to determine labor, material, and overhead costs to justify equipment and process improvements.

Champions, supports, and facilitates cultural change initiatives through training and directing members to ensure values and best practices are applied.

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  • Develops engineering detail and documentation (including drawings, Engineering Change Orders [ECOs], Requests for Expenditure [RFEs] and International Organization of Standardization [ISO]) to support tooling quotations, manufacturing processes, and cost analysis to assure all required Quality System documentation is in place and current.

  • Utilizes statistical techniques, tolerance analysis, process potential studies, and other engineering techniques to assure new tooling and equipment meet specifications before quality acceptance.

  • Troubleshoots process and production issues on daily basis to determine processing issues and develop/implement best manufacturing solutions. Assists with material, print, equipment, and process issues to ensure customer orders are correct and on time.

  • Works with Maintenance department members, line leaders, operators, and quality personnel to understand and fix issues with equipment, processes or materials (internal and external) supplied to process.

  • Develops, maintains, and implements quality/reliability plans for major projects. Monitors test progress to assure compliance to specified parameters.

  • Participates in and executes quality deliverables for New Product Introduction (NPI) budgets, Failure Mode Effective Analysis (FEMA) design reviews, gauging, Quality Function Deployment (QFD), and reliability goals to ensure all possible design and manufacturability issues are addressed to assure quality product.






Education and Work Experience

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Manufacturing/Industrial Technology, or equivalent (equivalent is defined as equivalent degree OR job-specific work experience OR combination of education and job-specific work experience; two years job-specific work experience equals one year of formal education NOTE: job-specific work experience used for education equivalency cannot also be used for work experience qualification).

Three years engineering experience.


Master of Science degree in Engineering, Manufacturing/Industrial Technology, or equivalent.

One year engineering experience.

Develops methods, labor standards, and routings for all manufacturing processes. Enters process information (methods, standards, and routings) into Advanced Manufacturing Accounting Production System (AMAPS) database; conducts regular audits of standards to assure accuracy.

Utilizes Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to develop and design fixtures, tooling, and equipment.

Maintains up-to-date, state-of-the-art knowledge in areas of manufacturing engineering methods and processes to ensure safest, most efficient production environment possible.

Assists with assembly and installation of tooling and or equipment, using power and hand tools. Climbs/bends/balances in manufacturing environment; lifts material/product weighing up to 60 pounds.

Travels overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally, to customer and supplier sites, agencies, universities, and related manufacturing operations to obtain information relative to existing products, purchased parts, material selection, or manufacturing processes.

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