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Manufacturing Engineer - Schick Razors Manufacturing

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  2274
Job Type: 

Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

 

Some of our well known product brands include Schick Razors and Blades, (manufactured in our Milford plant), Edge and Skintimate Shaving Gels, Sun screen and skin care products, (Hawaiian Tropic and Banana Boat),  Feminine care products, (Playtex), Wet Ones wipes, and 3 lines of men's grooming products, (Bull Dog, Jack Black, and Cremo).

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Under the direction of our Schick Hydro Razors and Blades Manufacturing Manager, provides direct Engineering support to the manufacturing floor for our metal stampings, high speed assembly, and custom packaging operations, while providing support to our continuous process improvement, OEE, cost containment environment.

Plans and performs engineering, design, and other technical/administrative tasks involved in the conceptualization, development, and industrialization of products, equipment, and processes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides technical support to Manufacturing to ensure uninterrupted operations & process improvements.
  • Assists members of cross-functional production teams.
  • Generate system data (metrics) to drive technical focus on targeted area(s).Identifies preventive maintenance activities and schedule. Accountable for managing preventive maintenance programs for all equipment per established procedures.
  • Establishes equipment performance metrics (OEE) for department; uses data analysis to drive process improvements.
  • Develops new product and process specifications and test methods.
  • Develops prototype, pilot line, and production equipment design and specifications.
  • Conducts tests on new designs and equipment.
  • Assists in the creation of designs and conducts research as necessary.
  • Document new procedures, drawing sets and associated work instructions necessary to assist in training hourly colleagues
  • Manages requests for new capital equipment; generates associated CAR's
    • Promotes Central Dispatching process by:
  • Driving system utilization and technical team involvement
  • Leverage system to obtain most effective use of internal resources.
  • Participates in developing mechanic training program and managing associated records. Trains new technical resources as needed.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Annual Financial Targets per plan. Specifically: MRO spend relative to departmental repair parts.
  • Lean and project improvement philosophies.
  • Working Relationships: continual communications with Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, as well as all levels of management, contact with outside engineering, tooling, materials, fabrication and assembly vendors.

Works in an environment and culture in which Engineers will:

  • Foster Program Management, teamwork and synergy in relationships with other technical groups, Manufacturing, Q.C., and Logistics.
  • Be willing to recommend taking reasonable risks in order to gain improvement

(timeliness, quality, simplicity, innovation) for new product activities.

  • Foster innovation of new products technically driven.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree in related Engineering field.
  • Basic skills in engineering computer software, engineering metrology, and test equipment.
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and report writing ability.
  • Must posess 3 years related experience in a manufacturing environment, providing production floor troublshooting and guidance support to machinery, processes and operators.

 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. 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 legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


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