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Manufacturing Engineer

Kelly Services
Decatur, IL 62523
**Manufacturing Engineer | Decatur, IL**

**Full-time | Direct hire**

**Pay rate** : $65,000+ (Depending on experience)

Kelly Engineering client seeks an experienced **Manufacturing Engineer.** They have the primary responsibility of developing, defining, and implementing new technology and improvements to manufacturing processes. The position will be responsible for reducing manufacturing costs, implementing new products into manufacturing, and proactively leading activities to drive improvements in manufacturing. An active, hands-on, high-energy approach will be necessary to be successful. This role is also the primary contributor for developing future strategic manufacturing initiatives aimed to facilitate growth in the business.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Responsible for improving existing machining processes to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.

+ Active, hands-on leader in troubleshooting and root cause analysis of operational issues especially as related to group KPIs.

+ Implementing new technology as part of capital projects and ensuring those projects are completed on time, within budget, and meet the intent of the project plans.

+ Evaluate manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; as well as conferring with vendors and soliciting observations from plant operators.

+ Work within the operational team supporting day-to-day problems and improvements.

+ Key contributor and team member of New Product Development (NPD) activities; leading the manufacturing planning and execution of capital equipment, tooling, and processes.

+ Improve manufacturing efficiency through analyzing and planning workflows, space requirements, and equipment layouts.

+ Provide directional recommendations by evaluating production costs, reviewing scheduling practices, and estimating future requirements.

+ Support departmental equipment by coordinating with maintenance / repair services as necessary, establishing preventative maintenance plans, and identifying critical spare parts.

+ Direct efforts to meet and/or exceed compliance with all regulatory bodies, organizations, and government requirements in the performance of position duties.

+ Keep Safety and Quality as top priorities in all endeavors

**Required Experience and/or Education:**

+ **Bachelors Degree required** in an engineering-related field.

+ 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment involving high-speed machining, automation, welding, and assembly.

+ Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of employees, customers, and outside professionals.

+ Working knowledge of drafting and modeling software such as AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks

+ Experience working with capital project scope development and justification preferred

+ Knowledge of CNC programming, automation, and robotic applications preferred

+ Knowledge dealing with complex manufacturing situations, hardware specifications, quality standards, product development, CAD / CAM, and technical specifications

**About the client**

Client is the nation's leading manufacturer of flow control devices for the water and gas distribution industries.


+ Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Paid Holidays

+ Tuition Reimbursement Program

+ Referral Bonuses

+ Other benefits also available

All applicants applying for this job opening must be legally authorized to work in the United States and are required to have US residency at the time of application. Client is not able to provide sponsorship.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-13

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