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Manufacturing Engineer - Automated Assembly Operations

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  583
Job Type: 

Edgewell Personal Care is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of over 25 well-known brands of consumer and personal care products.  We are 6000 colleagues strong with a presence in over 50 countries.

 Edgewell's brands include shaving products including Schick and Wilkinson Sword razors and blades, shaving gels including Edge and Skintimate, Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun screens, Playtex Infant Care products, including spill-proof cups, baby bottle liners, pacifiers, and Diaper Genie; Feminine Care products, including Playtex and o.b. tampons, and Stay free and Care free pads and liners, 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:

Under supervision of Department Manager, plans and performs engineering, design, and other technical / administrative tasks involved in the conceptualization, development, and industrialization of our Schick Razors products and processes.

Focus will be on providing Manufacturing Engineering support to automated assembly and insert molding equipment and processes for new and existing products.

 

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.
  • Establishes equipment performance metrics (OEE) for department; uses data analysis to drive process improvements.
  • Manages requests for new capital equipment; generates associated CAR's
  • Assists members of cross-functional production teams.
  • 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
    • Promotes Central Dispatching process by:
  • Driving system utilization and technical team involvement
  • Leverage system to obtain most effective use of internal resources.
  • 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.
  • 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, preferably Mechanical, Manufacturing Technology, or Plastics Molding Engineering
  • related Internships experiences and/or up to 5+ years of related experience
  • Basic skills in engineering computer software, engineering metrology, and test equipment.
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and report writing ability.

 

 

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.

 

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