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Manufacturing Engineer

Kelly Services
Frankfort, KY 40621
Manufacturing Engineer (Frankfort, KY)

Automotive client located in Frankfort, KY currently has a need for a Direct Hire Manufacturing Engineer. The right person needs to have 3 years in a manufacturing environment (preferably automotive), working with manufacturing team to bring products to market, a lot of PPAP work to be expected. Tool / die design experience required.


Under routine supervision of the Production Engineering Manager, Production Engineer evaluates current and proposed production processes, assists with new product development and production methods, and implements design or process changes that improve the manufacturing safety, quality, and/or productivity.


Create and evaluate process plans and production preparation plans for new manufacturing processes.

Assist with development of new product designs and/or production process that meet company and customer safety, quality, and productivity standards.

Create and evaluate process flow, layout, work combination and equipment specs.

Supervise supplier selection process for sourcing of tools and equipment.

Control budget and track budget related activities.

Develop reports to allow for growth and development of the PE team.

Coach team members on production processes.

Collect and organize data in an orderly fashion to be accessed and used for future programs.

Discuss agreement of equipment specifications with plants.

Participate and guide the design, construction and installation of new tools and equipment.

Understand, analyze and elevate production preparation issues in a timely manner to allow for countermeasures.

Report production preparation status to PE management and related groups.

Modify existing equipment, tooling, and/or process designs to improve safety, quality, and/or productivity.

Troubleshoot and diagnose daily production and quality problems. Monitor ongoing data and make systemic process improvements.

Assist with tooling and equipment procurement to support production and product design modifications. Perform investigation of available vendor/suppliers, pricing, quality, delivery schedules, available vendor technical assistance, etc.

Assist production groups with technical problem solving, training, etc. Authors and edits relevant technical work instructions.

Conduct, supervise, and document trial manufacturing procedures including standard development, technical problem solving, dimensional issue resolution, etc.

Attend and participate in various company meetings relating to design projects, technical and production problems, safety and quality issues, etc.


Roll forming and tool / die design experience.

Basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of mechanical engineering, materials and steel fabrication methods including but not limited to stamping, forming, welding, and painting.

Knowledge of PPAP's.

BS degree in Engineering or related discipline.

Basic understanding and working knowledge of the industrial equipment and manufacturing processes. Ability to follow company policies and procedures regarding safety, quality, and operations.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and good math skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effectively working with vendors/suppliers, other department personnel, etc. Ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex information in verbal and written English.

Ability to read component, assembly and equipment drawings and understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) Proficiency with ACAD or similar required.

Solid working knowledge and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Internet, etc.).

Ability to program production machines and equipment.

Manufacturing experience, 3 years in automotive components preferred(e.g., stamping, assembly, tooling, welding, and other miscellaneous components), managing projects from design to production.

Experience with PFMEA (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis).

Basic understanding and working knowledge of the industrial equipment and manufacturing processes.

Ability to function both independently and with good judgment in a team environment.

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work efficiently within time constraints and deadlines, and handle stressful situations in a calm manner.

Ability to work in a team environment to support demanding automotive customer requirements.

Ability to program production machines and equipment.


**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: 2021-11-03 Expires: 2021-12-04

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