Manufacturing Engineer (automotive!)

Location: Independence, KS
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00
Date: 2/13/2018
Job ID: 02569707
Job Description
Great opportunity at well established high volume automotive supplier in a beautiful, low cost area of southeast Kansas. If you are looking for a great place to raise a family and build a great career, then this is a job for you!!

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
This position will be heavily involved in leading Lean Manufacturing activities.  Activities to include participating in and leading Kaizen events, pull systems, cell layout, 5S, standard work, and work loading charts to maximize the efficient use of labor, material and machines.  Our products include various electro-mechanical assemblies including Throttle Position Sensors, Canister Vent and Purge Valves, Electro-mechanical Voltage Regulators, and Knock Sensors.   
 
Other essential duties and responsibilities:    Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.  Provide manufacturing engineering support for new equipment justification and implementation.  Provide manufacturing engineering support for material management and continuous improvement initiatives as well as availability to production floor in resolving day-to-day issues that may develop. 
 
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree preferred.  
 
Candidate should possess analytical, interpersonal, communication skills along with strong PC skills.  Must be self-motivated, must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage difficult situations, and be able to balance team and individual responsibilities.