1+ months

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Kelly Services
Richmond, VA 23274
**_Sr. Manufacturing Engineer_**

**_Richmond, VA (Relocation Offered)_**

**_Direct Hire_**

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Sr. level manufacturing engineer or a technical manager leader responsible for coordinate or directly work on improving manufacturing processes in a highly automated assembly line, with strong focus on safety, quality, and productivity methods to actively contribute to achieve key performance indicators and company goals.

What you will be responsible for in this role:

Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by developing, evaluating, and improving manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.

Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency and safety

Technical advisor for all matters related to process, process technology and automation.

Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.

Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.

Estimates production times, staffing requirements, CAPEX costs and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

Evaluates, recommends, and implements change to current manufacturing processes by analyzing production, labor standards, and material cost, reviewing production schedules, and estimating future requirements.

Provide design input to the New Product Development (NPD) and Design to Value (DTV) engineering teams to ensure optimal manufacturability.

Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, equipment layout and establishing and implementing Design for Manufacture (DFM) plans

Evaluates capital equipment investments, coordinates obtaining quotes, prepares cost justifications and manages the overall implementations and success of capital equipment projects.

Conduct make-vs-buy analysis of components of the existing product.

Develop strategy for transformation projects, including automation projects and Industry 4.0 projects, develop business case and make recommendations to management.

Coordinate implementation of projects by monitoring and assigning daily tasks and schedules to 3rd party technical service companies, automation companies, and internal project members.

What are the basic qualifications?

Four (4) year degree is required; a degree in an Engineering discipline is preferred

Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing engineering

Three (3) years Engineering experience with implementing or optimizing high automation processes.

Experience managing technical employees, such as engineers, engineering technicians, automation contractors for 3 years

To be a great fit for the role:

Strong project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.

A proven track record in engineering leadership as well as the ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices

Effective communication skill (verbal and written).

Ability to build trust and interact with all levels of the organization.

Ability to identify opportunities to improve complex manufacturing systems (Fanuc robots, Allen Bradley PLC, etc.). PLC and robotic programming are a plus.

Coordinate and support new product introduction, and department expansions

Presentation of technical information

Experience with 2D CAD (3D is a plus)

Provide accurate and timely project progress and results tracking.

Lead advanced problem-solving teams as assigned.

Experience with facility layout design

Experienced in fabrication equipment and tooling

Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and polyurethane foaming

Lean and Six Sigma manufacturing expertise.

Whats in it for you?

Medical, Dental, and Vision

401k Retirement Plan

Flexible Spending

Paid Holidays


**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: 2022-03-30 Expires: 2022-05-30

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