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Associate Manufacturing Engineer


Dover, DE, DE, US

Req ID:  428
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Edgewell Personal Care is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of a diverse portfolio of consumer and personal care products.  We are 6000 colleagues strong with a presence in over 50 countries.

 Edgewell's well-known brands include Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun screens, Playtex Infant Care products, including spill-proof cups, baby bottles, pacifiers, and Diaper Genie; Feminine Care products, including Playtex and o.b. tampons, and Stay free and Care free pads and liners, Shaving gels including Edge and Skintimate, Shaving products including Schick and Wilkinson Sword Razors and Blades, and Wet Ones wipes.

Our latest additions to the Edgewell family of personal care brands include two full product lines of skin care and grooming products for men: Bull Dog and Jack Black.


Position Summary

The Associate Manufacturing Engineer provides technical expertise and leadership necessary to improve the performance of plant process equipment through the application of appropriate tools and resources.


Specific Accountabilities

  • Accountable for key performance indicators of defined assets.
  • Responsible for identifying opportunities for making equipment and reliability improvements, developing applicable strategies and action plans, and following through on project implementation through the utilization of appropriate resources and tools.
  • Reviews and/or oversees development of equipment specifications/designs to ensure equipment can meet reliability objectives.
  • Carries out life cycle cost analyses to determine most cost effective strategy/option.
  • Develop, document, evaluate, and maintain equipment maintenance strategies.
  • Develop, review, support, and improve preventative and predictive programs and practices.
  • Champion reliability efforts through training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Work closely with Engineering and OEM’s to design reliability into new equipment.


Required Skills and Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering, or an equivalent Technical 4 year degree.
  • Minimum 0* - 3 years experience  *(with multiple manufacturing-related internships if 0 years) 
  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of system reliability, availability and maintainability to predict and verify equipment performance in the operational environment.
  • Capable of recommending and establishing solutions to address identified weaknesses.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop working relationships on all levels.
  • Ability to work on many projects in a high-speed environment.
  • Operational computer skills including MS Office and AutoCAD / SolidWorks.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with operations of high-speed process equipment
  • Experience with high-speed converting operations is a plus.
  • Experience with LEAN manufacturing tools and techniques. 
  • Experience in a cGMP compliant manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in machinery relocation and start-ups is a plus.


Working Relationships

  • Reports to Technical Manager. Key relationships internally will include Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance & Planning/Scheduling departments and their colleagues.


Work Environment

  • Travel requirements may vary from several days per year to several weeks, as required for training and projects.
  • Position may require bending, stooping, climbing and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Work schedule will typically be during day shift.  Some variation of those hours may be required periodically for projects and/or emergency situations.

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.





Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover

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