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Manufacturing Engineer - II

Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Paris, IL, US, 61944

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Plans, designs, and implements assembly processes, ensures new product designs can be manufactured, and maintains the assembly processes in production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Provides day-to-day technical support for the assembly process in the plant.
2. Maximizes efficiency by analyzing assembly line layouts, workflow, assembly methods, change- over-fixturing, gauges, work-in-process (WIP) storage, and tool storage.
3. Develops Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) requirements, including Process Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (PFMEA), Process Flow Charts, and Process Design Sheets.
4. Leads and participates in activities to build prototype and pre-production sample part, and distributes internal NAL Initial Sample Inspection Report (ISIR).
5. Supports Program Management generated project macro-schedules with detailed engineering micro-schedules to ensure that all project milestones are tracked and completed on time.
6. Identifies Value Engineering/Value Analysis (VE/VA) ideas and standard parts to be implemented into new product designs.
7. Works with Supplier Quality Engineering to localize foreign components prior to Start of Production.
8. Identifies process equipment load requirements, tooling and equipment requirements, and the need to implement new processes, and communicates to all appropriate internal team members.
9. Ensures that the “20 Tools of Process Control” are created, accurate and posted in their respective areas at each process, and provides training on the processes to the assembly personnel.
10. Addresses internal and external customer complaints, conducts investigations, develops root cause analysis, determines countermeasures, and documents — using NAL problem solving methods.
11. Leads and/or participates in continuous improvement activities targeted to facilitate improvements in quality, productivity, and safety; and reductions in scrap and machine downtime.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.



13. Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline
14. 2 to 4 years of related manufacturing experience
(experience in a Just In Time (JIT) automotive manufacturing environment is preferred)
15. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
a. Analytical and problem solving skills
b. Organizational and planning skills
c. Computer skills in standard business software (including MS Office programs)
d. Written and verbal communications and presentation skills
e. Interpersonal skills — to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 8721

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur