CNH Industrial is a global leader in industrial goods. We provide farmers with cutting-edge technologies to help them feed a growing world population and we assist in building and rebuilding cities and infrastructures, all with future-proof powertrain solutions. With our Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, and FPT Industrial brands, and comprehensive solutions for financing and aftermarket services, we’re driven to meet the needs of our customers.
We are currently seeking an experienced Advance Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in Racine, WI. In this role, you will be responsible for improving manufacturing efficiency, product launch cost, product cost, product quality, and worker safety by analyzing product designs for manufacturability, process improvement, application of new technologies and cost reduction opportunities in selected areas.
Assembly process expert and liaison between the Engineering and Manufacturing Plant teams ensuring complete NPI process from design to manufacturing. Maintain strong relationships and open communication with Engineering and Manufacturing teams.
Representing the plant while working with Engineering teams two years prior to NPI launch to insure the design to manufacturing is in place. The objective is to develop products that are completely manufacturable.
Evaluate and help implement innovative and cost effective assembly processes and techniques, which will improve the effectiveness of the manufacturing operations and business systems.
Develop and define concepts and manufacturing processes for, and as an integral part of, all new product and product enhancement programs, using advanced engineering techniques such as DFM / DFA (Design for Manufacturability and Assembly) & FMEA.
Develop manufacturing planning, initial tooling requirements and costs, capability requirements, control plans, and assessments, which facilitate the definition and specification of the assembly processes.
Provide technical expertise and leadership for the timely resolution of assembly process and product design problems. Serve as a resource for cause / effect analyses, investigations, statistical studies, and corrective action planning. Integrate closely with various Platform and Engineering personnel, Manufacturing Launch and Unit Managers and Manufacturing Engineers to maximize product quality, production output, and schedule compliance, while minimizing costs.
Optimize value-added operations, operating costs, and product quality by developing and implementing manufacturing flows, work station layouts and station controls. Coordinates design reviews and resolution of design issues with both engineering and manufacturing teams to meet program objectives and milestones. Reviews designs for cost improvement opportunities and initial make versus buy recommendations
Assists plant team with impacts of new designs on facilities, equipment and machine layouts, workflow, and safety precautions to maximize utilization of plant and manufacturing facilities.
Evaluates worker productivity and recommends design improvements to increase manpower efficiency and operating performance, reduce waste and delays, and promote cost control/reductions. Drives improvements in product and process design to facilitate improved plant ergonomics and safety.
Resolves technical problems and recommends design and production improvements. Other related duties and special projects as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline is required, plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Quality Engineering, and/or Manufacturing Supervisory roles.
Strong organizational and planning abilities, demonstrated bility to be a team player, nowledge and experience with Lean Manufacturing. Expertise in Assembly methods and technologies. Demonstrate ability to build relationships and act as a liaison with engineering and manufacturing plant teams to develop products that are completely manufacturable.
NPI experience with new product launch process, using a disciplined process; i.e. Stage-Gate.
Experience in machining, fabrication, welding, assembly methods and technologies. Bill of Materials, process time studies and line balancing. Experience using virtual tools and systems. Advanced engineering techniques such as DFM / DFA (Design for Manufacturability and Assembly) & FMEA. Project Management experience. Experience in a low volume production manufacturing environment in heavy equipment a plus. 3-D CAD such as Pro-E, Solidworks or Catia experience; ability to read, interpret and make edits to diagrams to advise Engineers and Plant Launch Manager. Knowledge of advanced quality and design techniques a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Supervisory or mentorship experience a plus
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