New Product Development Manufacturing Engineer II

at G&W Electric Company in Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.
Position Summary:
Reporting to the AME Manager, this position will be responsible for managing New Product Development initiatives, cross-functional projects delivering a continuous improvement of our safety, quality, delivery, and cost through the elimination of waste from our production processes, launching new products/processes into operations, and by educating and empowering our production staff.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities:
Work with the New Product Development Engineer Dept to facilitate NPD initiatives into manufacturable products meeting world class manufacturing standards, safety standards and environmental polices.
Develop and complete Work instructions to support NPD initiatives
Utilize Time studies for proper work flow and process development
Manage manufacturing engineering projects. Preparation of detailed project plans with estimated project task hours and timelines for development, production, validation, and launch. Will be responsible for on-time, on-budget delivery of projects
Support research and development of new manufacturing equipment, processes, standard operating procedures, and work instructions.
Participates in the design review process, and acts as a liaison for products from inception through shipment to the customer
Support New product launches and help identify areas for improved product manufacturability, reduced manufacturing cost, and improved process reliability.
Identify new opportunities for process improvement.
Design and implement tooling and fixtures focused on error-proofing to eliminate waste in the manufacturing process and make operations safer.
Support Process Mapping, FMEA, RIE'S and 8 Step Problem Solving, Quality Control Plan development, DFM, initiatives to promote and ensure that processes are continuously improved.
Support G&W manufacturing transformation to Industry 4.0 and Advanced Automation solutions.
Provides input to improve G&W project delivery process and standard tools used in delivering Advanced Automation solutions.
Communicate and collaborate with other departments to execute projects. Prepare and deliver engineering-related presentations as required.
Develop requirements and RFQs for small to medium scale machinery and fixturing.
Assist with other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or related Engineering field
5+ years of hands-on manufacturing experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
Problem-solving skills with experience using root cause analysis techniques.
Experience working cross-functionally with all levels of the organization structure.
CAD/CAM experience.
New product production integration or significant project experience in manufacturing operations.
Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. Together, we light the world!

"G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 11981183

Posted On: Jun 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 22, 2024

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