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Actalent Manufacturing Engineer in Lenexa, Kansas

Actalent is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team to support an aerospace and defense company in the Kansas City, KS area. This engineer will be responsible for planning the sequence of operations and developing specification procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance

This position is for a Manufacturing Engineer who performs conventional to advanced engineering assignments applying concepts techniques analysis and decision tools to promote and implement changes in manufacturing operations. Checks manufacturability of existing products and implements manufacturing processes and changes to improve products and reduce costs.

  • Performs Manufacturing Engineering assignments under general direction and supervision.

  • Use DFM Techniques to assist Product Engineering in the development of new products and the redesign of existing products.

  • Develops routines and labor standards and update the ERP System.

  • Writes and/or modifies manufacturing work instructions and acceptance test procedures.

  • Plans the sequence of operations and procedures and documents manufacturing standard work and routing.

  • Designs systems processes and equipment to increase efficiency decrease costs and improve the quality and reliability of products

  • Design tools and fixtures for production and acceptance testing.

  • Designs and modifies small cell or simple assembly lines within plant facilities to ensure the most efficient and productive layout.

  • Designs and implements complex manufacturing processes that apply to statistical process control to ensure compliance and effective production.

  • Improve facilities layout of production floor space to establish maximum utilization of equipment considering economic factors process flow and operator efficiency and comfort.

  • Monitors and ensures mandatory modification programs and bulletins are incorporated or complied with as required by the customer and the applicable regulatory requirements to ensure legal compliance and adherence to quality standards.

  • Identifies opportunities or implements changes on a need basis to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes tooling and production equipment assembly methods quality control standards or product design materials and parts to optimize productivity and ensure optimal use of resources.

  • Audits manufacturability of existing products and recommends modifications or adaptations to address quality customer product or productivity constraints

  • Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over applicable variables and services troubleshoots and solves production process problems with processes or equipment already in operation

  • Conducts analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment to diagnose failures.

  • Analyze customer returns for root causes and lead corrective action efforts in cooperation with Product Engineering.

  • Develops and updates PFMEAs.

  • Conduct studies about cost control cost reduction inventory control through the application of Lean principles.

  • Prepare cost estimates for proposed projects and provide cost-benefit analysis by evaluating cost factors and schedules. Plan execute and document engineering economic challenges.

  • Maintain awareness of start-of-the-art technology and the applicability of how it can be leveraged to improve the Company's competitive position in the assigned area.

  • Develop tools that enable manufacturing to aid process improvement or address safety concerns.

  • Research new processes methods and equipment and make recommendations to achieve continuous improvement in assigned areas of the factory.

  • Design develop and improve station loading/line balancing.

  • Create and maintain a factory staffing plan based on sales demand.

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com (%20actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com) for other accommodation options.

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