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Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Posted: 06/05/2022

General Accountability:
Manufacturing Engineering Technician job duties will consist of robot programming to include working to write, test, and modify programs that direct the actions of robotic and fab equipment. As a robotic/CNC programmer, responsibilities typically consist of using robotic software to create directions for manufacturing or industrial applications.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Knowledge and/or experience in programming and troubleshooting robotic welding and CNN program application in a manufacturing environment.
2. Knowledge of manufacturing weld processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities
3. Knowledge of engineering tools, systems and databases
4. Assist with gathering data for identifying root cause for welding issues in the departments supported
5. Establish routings, layouts, weld tooling, weldments costs, and control plans for revisions to current operations and/or running changes for current product
6. Generate cut lists, and material nests using production control software
7. Create CNC programs from NC1 files using plate nesting software
8. Compares programs to shop drawings to verify accuracy of instructions
9. Work with electronic tools to perform engineering functions
10. Self-motivator with the ability to execute a variety of tasks
11. Read shop drawings to prepare part information for efficient fabrication
12. Maintain established Procedures & Process Changes
13. Process engineering changes on the shop floor along with writing work instructions and training the operators
14. Work with appropriate departments during prototype and pilot builds to determine if product or component meets process and design specifications
15. Program equipment (laser, press brake, machining centers, robots, etc.) to improve cycle time and cost as well as for engineering changes
16. Troubleshoot equipment and programs as required by the operation
17. Train operators on operating equipment associated with changes in process, tools, and the design of the manufacturing process and product
18. Other duties as determined by the Production Supervisor/Production Manager

Education and Experience/Qualifications:
Associate degree or a 4-year college degree in manufacturing, mechanical or industrial engineering (required)

Strong applied mechanical skills and willingness to use them:
• CNC Knowledge
• Robotic Welding Programmer
• Press Brake Programmer
• Laser Programming
• Sheet Metal Fabrication
• Mechanical Design
• Computer skills, Excel, Word, and Google experience are a must.
• Minimum of 1-year experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred)

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