The Manufacturing Engineer Intern supports the Manufacturing Engineer for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, redesign, and repair of equipment. This is achieved through engineering mathematics, physics, and additional knowledge of the manufacturing layout, processes, testing, troubleshooting and repair of production equipment.
Essential Job Functions
- Improve manufacturing processes, product costing, quality, and efficiency through the implementation of lean manufacturing principles.
- Participate in Kaizen events.
- Read, analyze, and create documents, such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals.
- Oversee and maintain metrics and standards established during continuous improvement events.
- Design, build, install, troubleshoot, and train employees on new equipment, or improvements used in manufacturing.
- Layout, assemble, install, design, and program electrical or mechanical components and equipment for plant use.
- Test, and/or source various tools, machinery, and equipment for manufacturing.
- Train employees in new equipment, daily maintenance, and troubleshooting.
- Perform product and equipment analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
- Assist with implementation of capital projects.
- Read and interpret drawings to comply with engineering standards.
- Identify and requisition tools, materials, and equipment required for equipment and plant operations per SOP’s
- Discuss equipment and process performance concerns and suggest improvement ideas with relevant technical staff.
- Troubleshoot robotic systems as needed.
- Check newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.
- Keep work area free of hazards.
Other Job Functions
All other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager, Plant Manager, Vice President of Manufacturing, President, or Executive Committee.
- Understand and execute the corporate Mission and Values.
- Represent Steel King Industries, Inc. in a professional manner.
- Preserve the company’s reputation for equipment integrity and safety.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
- 2+ years of progress towards an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing/Engineering or equivalent experience.
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and techniques.
- Knowledge of Microsoft office computer programs.
- Metal fabrication experience or knowledge
- Computer aided design experience is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Computer skills with the capability to use email, compile reports and spreadsheets for parts and project tracking
- Problem analysis and problem resolution skills
- Ability to communicate in a professional, respectful, and effective manner in both written and oral communication with internal and external customers
- Ability to work, lead teams and effectively train associates
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude towards change within the organization
- Ability to present changes and resolve issues during and after improvement projects
- Ability to establish working relationships with all employees to project a positive and teambuilding attitude throughout
- Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
- Apply to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and/or diagram form
- Ability to work other shifts and flexing hours to complete work as required
- Ability to prepare technical reports for documenting issues/changes to equipment
- Ability to manage projects for implementing changes and improvements
- Ability to adhere to company safety policies including wearing appropriate PPE
- Ability to work in conditions that dirt, fumes, lubricants, etc. may be present
- Ability to handle physically heavy lifting of materials and tools up to 75 lbs
Tool Usage Requirements
- General hand tools
- Power tools, including but not limited to, drill motors, sawzall, band saw, hammer drill, etc.
- Shop equipment, including but not limited to, horizontal band saw, drill press, belt sanders, grinders, etc.
The above data reflects the general duties and requirements considered necessary to describe the primary function of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed definition of all work requirements that may be inherent to the job.