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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Manufacturing Engineer 
Mapleton, IL
6 months (possible to extend)

JOB ROLE PURPOSE 
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer role will identify, plan, and lead continuous improvement projects, quality improvement projects that will help with overall Safety, Quality, Velocity and Cost goals of the Manufacturing Plant that they will work at. 
Role Type – Onsite in a Manufacturing Plant. Remote working option DOES NOT exist for this role. 

JOB DUTIES 
 Develop processes and procedures using Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma principles. 
 Work to create, update Quality, manufacturing process that are used to manufacture heavy equipment products / components.
 
 Execution experience with Quality improvement for Manufacturing using APQP tools.  
 Experience having worked in a factory environment with cross functional teams including operations, quality, logistics is an added plus. 
 Previous execution experience with Lean manufacturing projects 
 Creation of formal Technical Reports as required.
 Ensure that all ISO and safety policies are known and always followed.
 Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader as applicable. 

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE 
1. Previous full time work experience of 6-8 years as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer in a factory environment in Heavy Equipment / Agricultural Equipment industry. Previous Client experience is a plus. 
2. Team player with good organizational, communication, interpersonal skills and ability to prioritize tasks
3. Ability to work in a factory environment and flexible to support as needed in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift.
4. Sound manufacturing engineering knowledge to understand and execute– APQP
5. Knowledge of Casting, Foundry process, forging. Engineering drawing expertise, GD&T.
6. ASQ certification in Six Sigma, Quality (Certified Quality Engineer), SME certification in Lean Manufacturing is additional plus. 

7. Software Tools / Skill Set – Microsoft Office Software Suite, AIAG APQP guidelines, PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plan, Lean Manufacturing. Capital Project experience.

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