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Production Engineer - II

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Salem, IL, US, 62881

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Provides day-to-day technical support for the processes engineering in the plant.
2. Addresses internal and external customer complaints, conducts investigations, develops root cause analysis, determines countermeasures, and documents — using NAL problem solving methods.
3. Supports Program Management generated project macro-schedules with detailed engineering micro- schedules to ensure that all project milestones are tracked and completed on time.
4. Coordinates the design and purchase of new equipment, and manages installation and start-up
5. Supports Manufacturing in the purchase, installation, and start-up of new equipment, as required.
6. Identifies Value Engineering/Value Analysis (VE/VA) ideas and standard parts to be implemented into new product designs.
7. Leads and/or participates in continuous improvement activities targeted to facilitate improvements in quality, productivity, and safety; and reductions in scrap and machine downtime.
8. Documents the process on set-up sheet, and maintains project book with the proper documents.
9. Develops and updates/improves check sheets for all production equipment for preventative maintenance and machine condition.
10. Establishes and continually improves SOS procedures for processes, and provides training on the processes to molding personnel.
11. Performs other duties as assigned



1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline
2. 2 to 4 years of related manufacturing experience
3. 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 consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2221

Location: Salem Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Mount Vernon

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