Rain Bird Corporation

  • Manufacturing Engineer - Automation

    Job ID
    3756
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Country
    United States
    City
    Azusa
    State
    CA
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for managing manufacturing engineering projects including automation, manufacturing processes, related systems, process improvement, plant layout and documentation.

    Responsibilities

    • Conceptualize and implement dependable, robust, and efficient automated production equipment
    • Provide technical advice and troubleshoot complex processes and equipment
    • Provide technical support to production and manage improvement projects
    • Justify and implement advanced, lean and efficient manufacturing methodologies
    • Train other manufacturing engineers, technicians and maintenance staff
    • Provide Manufacturing Engineering support for new and existing products
    • Initiate equipment modifications to improve productivity and product quality
    • Work with outside vendors to coordinate the development and improvement of manufacturing equipment
    • Work closely with the maintenance department to improve machine reliability and reduce downtime
    • Work with the maintenance department on facilities issues
    • Have a good working knowledge of industry best practices with respect to manufacturing processes and New Product Development

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • S. in an Engineering discipline
    • 3+ years background in advanced manufacturing systems or automation
    • Experience with continuous motion automated assembly
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Experience in support and improvement of automation equipment and production lines
    • Proven experience in setting up and maintaining high speed automated manufacturing equipment
    • Hands-on approach and ability to perform work on equipment
    • Project management skills to define and track engineering projects
    • Experience with PLCs, Vision systems and robot programming
    • Working knowledge of CAD/CAE Engineering tools
    • Ability to work well with both internal and external resources
    • Knowledge of SPC, FMEA, DOE and process capability studies
    • Well organized, enthusiastic, and a strong work ethic

     

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Advanced Engineering degree or MBA strongly desired
    • 5+ years of New Product Development support
    • Proficient in SolidWorks
    • Direct hand-on experience with laser weld and ultrasonic welding processes
    • Experience with plastic injection molded components

     

     

    Rain Bird Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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