Manufacturing Controls Engineer

Location: Athens, GA

We are currently seeking a skilled Manufacturing Controls Engineer to join our team at our expansive manufacturing complex located in Athens, GA, which is conveniently commutable to the east of the Atlanta metropolitan area. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a major and well-established international company that offers competitive benefits and the potential for a 1-2% bonus.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Identify and resolve issues with existing product and manufacturing processes through problem solving and planning improvements.

· Develop and maintain a quality system for new and existing programs, including documentation and inspection processes.

· Conduct research, evaluation, installation, and maintenance of manufacturing systems, processes, and equipment.

· Coordinate the launch of new/revised products, including goal-setting, team training, and evaluation of results.

· Provide input to product design based on manufacturing and assembly principles.

· Perform cost-benefit analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and efficiency enhancement in product and manufacturing processes.

· Lead or participate in Kaizen activities to drive continuous improvement in manufacturing processes, products, materials, and equipment.

· Create and maintain detailed layouts of building floor space, equipment, and tooling.

· Perform routine activities accurately and promptly following instructions and procedures.

· Train Production and Maintenance Associates to enhance technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills on the shop floor.

· Complete assigned work as directed by Management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with a minimum of 3 years of engineering experience.

· Preferred experience in the automotive manufacturing industry.

· Proficiency in reading, interpreting, and creating blueprints and technical documents.

· Proficiency in programming PLCs, HMIs, and vision systems, preferably Keyence, Omron, and/or Mitsubishi.

· Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in high volume CNC Machining, automated assembly, and/or plastic injection molding processes.

· Preferred experience with programming FANUC robots and CNC controls.

· Excellent troubleshooting skills.

· Demonstrate resourcefulness and creativity in problem-solving and implementing countermeasures.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·Strong organizational skills and ability to motivate teams to achieve goals.

·Ability to quickly grasp company knowledge, products, manufacturing processes, and regulations.

·Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Candidate must be able to sit, stand, and move around the facility. Occasional lifting of objects weighing up to 50 lbs may be required.

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