Lead Manufacturing Engineer – Gastonia, NC USA

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Outstanding opportunity to join a global manufacturing leader as the Senior Manufacturing Engineer. In this role, you will act as technical leader providing strategic support to the Mechanical Engineers and Technicians to strengthen the operational excellence programs and daily productivity/ quality in this highly automated high-volume assembly operation. 



— Participate as a cross-functional team member to help resolve product assembly issues, providing technical details, documentation, support, and guidance

— Identify Improvement Projects in the Assembly operation. 

— Lead capital project planning and execution in assembly.

— Direct, evaluate, and confirm product design and changes

— Create and update required process documentation

— Create specifications, recommendations and designs for tools, fixtures, gages, equipment, and processes.

— Specify gaging techniques.

— Strive for operational excellence through line balance, and station efficiencies

— Lead and support the execution of change point management processes

— Coach junior engineers in the cross functional teams

— Keep abreast of latest technical developments in automated assembly.

— Lead creation and updates to process flow and PFMEA



— BS Mechanical Engineering Degree with 5+ years Manufacturing Engineering experience in high volume assembly environment – Automotive industry preferred

— Must have experience with Torque, Press, and Gaging equipment

— Proven mechanical aptitude for analytical problem solving

— Six Sigma Black belt certification, Project Management Professional (PMP) desirable

— Skilled in CAD with the ability to learn and use new CAD programs. AutoCad and Pro-Engineer experience.

— Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.

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