CO-OP, MANUFACTURING ENGINEER
This position will support the Industrialization groups’ activities in the York, SC facility. The Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op will work with the Sr. Project Managers to implement manufacturing practices, processes, procedures, tools and equipment for the operations team to achieve safety, quality, productivity, environmental, and financial objectives. In this position, you will provide support to the Sr. Project Managers in the day-to-day activities needed to plan, design, install and validate manufacturing equipment.
•Provide support in the planning, design, implementation and validation of efficient processes using lean manufacturing principles and the Meritor Production System (MPS), to enable single piece flow in a pull system philosophy for existing products or new product launches as appropriate.
•Utilize the Meritor Production System (MPS) to conduct assessments of existing or proposed manufacturing processes to provide focused improvement opportunities to increase production efficiencies, eliminate waste, reduce inventory, reduce lead times, increase quality and improve safety and ergonomics.
•Work with the material and logistics teams to plan the flow of materials into and out of manufacturing processes.
•Support the launch of Manufacturing Execution Software (MES) systems within the facility.
•Justify and purchase capital equipment/tooling to improve or implement manufacturing processes.
•Establish and document production standards and controls, conduct initial time studies and establish labor standards for all products as necessary.
•Generate work instructions, process control procedures and operating procedures utilizing visual factory methods in the creation of the work environment.
•Develop plant layouts using AutoCAD.
•Work with plant maintenance and contractor personnel to install various equipment.
•Work with plant operators to fine tune the process
•Participate in PFMEA analysis in a cross functional environment.
•Perform other duties as assigned.
•Registration in a Bachelors of Science degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering program is required. Must meet and adhere to the Meritor Co-Op employment requirements.
•Ability to work a minimum 20 hours per week.
•You must be able to use a personal computer and various measurement tools.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Team orientation with the ability to work with others.
•Hands-on preference to work in manufacturing floor area.
•Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
•Continuous improvement driven with a willingness to adopt new ideas/skills.
•User of appropriate MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
•Experience with manufacturing related technologies (AutoCAD, Solid Works, and/or Creo). Job Code: #LI-DNI