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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Ladson, SC, US, 29456

The Lincoln Electric Company--Kaliburn location engineers and manufactures plasma cutting systems, plasma torches, plasma consumables and control system units for high-tech cutting applications. Building new products that constantly raise the bar in the industry is possible through a strong foundation of engineering talent such as mechanical, fluid dynamics, heat transfer and software engineers.

Req. ID: 19763 

 

The Lincoln Electric Company—Kaliburn location is seeking an experienced, action-oriented Manufacturing Engineer with Capital Project and CNC Machining background to help us grow quickly.  Experience purchasing CNC Lathes and Mills and / or finishing projects in scope, on time, and on budget a plus.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION

 

Primary function is to participate in project management activities and progressively take on larger scope project management roles. Secondary function is to evaluate, develop and document manufacturing processes to provide greater productivity and efficiency. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Identify opportunities for capital improvement projects; write capital proposals and manage projects, budgets, and timelines
  • Develop innovative new processes, setup new lines, and work cross-functionally with other departments
  • Actively seek out high waste activities and drive efforts to reduce waste in the machine shop
  • Evaluate opportunities for improvements against company goals both to existing platforms and beyond; validate feasibility, oversee implementation, and evaluate effectiveness of efforts
  • Lead team-driven activities related to continuous improvement such as Kaizen events, 5S+1, Process Flow, Cost Improvements, etc.
  • Lead small group(s) of production/technical employees to determine root cause of problems; use problem solving tools to mitigate risk
  • Perform work on machines and hand processes as part of observation process
  • Develop and improve manufacturing plans based on capacity and resource utilization
  • Create standard works, work instructions for manufacturing processes; ensure all new equipment is properly documented
  • Design experiments to collect data to be used in statistical analysis
  • Perform statistical analysis of existing or proposed manufacturing processes to determine if objectives of the process can be reliably met
  • Conduct process failure mode and effects analysis (PFMEA) in order to determine the reliability of new and existing manufacturing processes
  • Create fixture drawings using SolidEdge
  • Perform general duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires

 

 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field and 2+ years related experience
  • Project Management Experience with history of finishing projects in scope, on time, and on budget
  • Advanced math skills including ability calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, volume, circumference and rate; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Self-starter, motivated and resourceful
  • Detail orientated with a strong work ethic
  • Results-driven with a focus to exceed goals and objectives
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing
  • Positive attitude with a desire to learn

 

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

 

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in a CNC Manufacturing Environment
  • Project Management Certification

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  1. Collaborates
  2. Self-development
  3. Action-oriented
  4. Optimizes work processes
  5. Nimble learning

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, machine lubricants and chemicals used in cleaning processes.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle or feel.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.     

 

EEO STATEMENT

Lincoln Electric promotes equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination, against any applicant or employee because of age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation. 

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of  Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing Support 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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