Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: Ladson, SC, US, 29456

Company: Lincoln Electric

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: 20797 

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Work with management, process engineers, and lead machinists to understand all levels of manufacturing inputs in assigned areas and use this understanding to drive improvements
  • Identify high waste activities and progressively take on leadership roles in activities to reduce waste
  • Create fixture drawings using SolidEdge
  • Actively participate and progressively take leadership roles in team-driven activities related to continuous improvement such as Kaizen events, 5S, 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 learning process
  • Develop and improve manufacturing plans based on capacity and resource utilization
  • Improve manufacturing processes through statistical data analysis; lead improvement efforts
  • Create standard work instructions and related documentation for manufacturing processes
  • Participate in project management activities and progressively take on larger scope project management roles
  • Participate in machine selection, planning, and runoff of purchased equipment
  • 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 OR equivalent experience
  • 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
  • Knowledge of CAD, ability to learn SolidEdge

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

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

 

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 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans


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

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