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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: 

Sidney, OH, US

Req ID:  1647
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

 

 

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for continually improving safety, quality, efficiency and utilization in a consumer products manufacturing environment.  This is accomplished by identifying and tracking critical production parameters, applying statistical process control techniques, executing variation reduction projects and continually reporting data and progress to Operations and Management teams.  Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods. Provides manufacturing support in all areas of production of formula and finished goods.

 

Essential Functions

  • Support achievement of key metrics, including quality, safety, productivity, cost and employee development, through process changes and improvement.
  • Apply process improvement tools including statistical process control, process mapping, control charts, design of experiments, lean manufacturing waste elimination studies, process capability studies, development and implementation of control plans, design and process (FMEA) and process control data management.
  • Define and develop process opportunity costs to maximize productivity.
  • Create link between operational requirements/capabilities and material supplier capabilities.
  • Participation on productivity and process improvement initiatives and teams.
  • Support all facets of Internal Manufacturing Operations with emphasis on improving productivity through higher efficiencies, reduced scrap, and optimized labor. 
  • Work with Project Engineers in development of new equipment performance requirements.
  • Assist Validation Engineers with qualification of new processes.
  • Write and modify associated cGMP paperwork as needed (examples include: Sops, Bill of Materials, etc.) and train on modifications as needed
  • Initiate investigation activity and troubleshoot problems in processing; discovers causes of non-conformance, i.e., slow throughput, poor quality and/or unsafe design.
  • Writes and executes engineering protocols as needed.
  • Investigates manufacturing problems and recommends solutions
  • Develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards
  • Provides daily support to all levels of operations and personnel to optimize operations. 
  • Develops and maintains accurate data on machine and equipment performance.
  • Assists in the design concept of new or replacement equipment to ensure compatibility with existing systems and serviceability.
  • Maintains documentation within quality system for change control, validation, work instructions, process and product specs and other operational specs as needed.
     
    Required Skills and Experience
  • B.S. in Engineering
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to create a team environment with Operators, Operation Management, and suppliers.
  • Lean methodologies
  • Manufacturing Methods
  • CAD
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Project management skills with the ability to see a complex task or project through to completion.
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Strong organizational skills.
     
     
    Preferred Skills
  • Experience with liquid fill production equipment and FDA regulations, desired.
  • Experience with Non-Woven manufacturing processes a plus  
     
    Scope of Responsibilities and Decision Making
  • Operational Continuous Improvement
  • Progressive, flexible and team oriented.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under tight timelines.
  • Tenacity and energy in leading effective change towards an improved work environment
  • In a team environment effectively support project team’s activities in the development and introduction of product changes and new products.
  • Initiate and implement efficiency improvements resulting in positive cost benefits for the business.
  • Research new processes and materials that may have application within the company.
     
    Working Relationships
  • Site personnel, contractors and regulatory agencies
     
    Work Environment
  • Some travel may be required for training, equipment review and validation, etc.
  • Work on night shifts and weekends may be required.
  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.

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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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