Production Engineer

Production Engineer
Tiffin, Ohio
Salary up to $68K
Do you enjoy being "hands on" and troubleshooting equipment?
Do you like the idea of working in a team environment to initiate engineering initiatives?
Would you like to be part of a growing organization that can offer you the opportunity to be diverse in your daily tasks? This opportunity could be for you!
Tier I and Tier II automotive manufacturer is seeking a production engineer to be assigned to a production area.
As the production engineer, you will report to an engineering manager and will work with a team of engineers in an assigned work area.
Responsibilities will include supporting manufacturing lines, meeting production goals, training maintenance members, increasing production through put and decreasing scrap.
Projects will include equipment and tooling troubleshooting, eliminating downtime, improving and creating line layouts, developing new model process layout, creating work instructions, designing fixtures and jigs, assisting with capital equipment projects, line modifications and managing time lines for projects.
This is a hands-on position that requires qualified candidates to be on the manufacturing floor up to 80-90% of their day.
You will be on the manufacturing floor daily communicating with the production staff and working with your team to continuously improve production.
Candidates should enjoy working in a team environment, communicating with hourly staff to enhance production and being creative in the continuous improvement process.
The company does offer EXCELLENT medical, dental and vision benefits.
Additional benefits include short term and long term disability, life insurance, 401K, paid holidays and vacation.

REQUIREMENTS for the Production Engineer:
A minimum of an Associate's degree (technical degree preferred) with at least 3-5 years of similar work experience or a Bachelor's degree (technical degree preferred) with 1-2 years of work experience in a similar role
Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills
Experience implementing process improvements (scrap reduction, increase efficiencies, etc.
Experience working in fast paced, mass production environments
New model launch experience
Microsoft Office
Skills preferred but NOT required:
Automotive supplier work experience
Machining and heat treating processes
Tooling troubleshooting
PLC troubleshooting
Reasons to work for this organization:
Organization is experiencing growth and expansion
The opportunity to be diverse in your work requirements
Competitive benefits
Stable organization with a diverse business mix
Candidates are preferred to be local to the Tiffin, OH area.
There is not a relocation available at this time.

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