at Playtex Manufacturing, Inc. in Dover, Delaware, United States
JOB DUTIES: Manufacturing Engineer for Playtex Manufacturing, Inc. (Dover, DE). Provide technical expertise and leadership necessary to improve the performance of plant process equipment through the application of appropriate tools and resources. Improve processes through identification of the key critical parameters and then working to control and reduce the variation. Accountable for key performance indicators of defined assets including quality, safety, productivity, waste, cost and employee development. Drive efficiency and cost effectiveness improvements by applying process improvement tools including statistical process control, process mapping, control charts, LEAN manufacturing waste elimination studies and process capability studies. Responsible for identifying opportunities for making equipment and reliability improvements, developing applicable strategies and action plans, and following through on project implementation through the utilization of appropriate resources and tools. Work with R&D and process engineering to maintain operational requirements in conjunction with material supplier capabilities. Work closely with Engineering and OEMs to design reliability into new equipment as well as work with R&D and project management to implement new raw material or product.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field plus 3 years of experience in engineering with operations of high-speed process equipment. Experience must include the following skills/tools/technologies: working with high-speed converting operations; utilizing lean manufacturing tools and techniques; design and simulation using AutoCAD and SolidWorks, improving manufacturing efficiency by applying process improvement tools including statistical process control, process mapping, and lean manufacturing waste elimination studies; and project management.
Send resume to Ken Kramer, HR Manager, Playtex Manufacturing, Inc., 804 Walker Rd, Dover, DE 19904.