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Stanley Black and Decker Manufacturing Engineer 77170BR in DECORAH, Iowa

Job DescriptionThe Manufacturing Engineer develops, evaluates and improves industrial manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards. Has a natural curiosity for what is causing problems and desires to solve them in an analytical and respectful manner.Position Responsibilities:Develop new process improvements and use technology to increase efficiency in existing manufacturing processes.Implement and support lean manufacturing systems and work closely with other functions toward ongoing labor and material productivity, quality, and design cost improvements.Generate cost estimates and implementation schedules to meet or exceed both program costs and timing objectives.Research and evaluate current processes to identify problem areas and propose possible solutions.Identify manufacturing problems, troubleshoot and resolve issues.Utilize Industry 4.0 elements to improve processes and productivity.Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.Develop and prepares formal cost justifications for purchase of Capital Equipment;Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisionsUtilize solid modeling and drawing software to prepare layouts, drawings, and sketches (2d and 3d).Complete work improvement projects by training and guiding operators and supervisors.Work closely with other departments including manufacturing, sales, marketing, quality control and other engineering departments.Keep abreast of technological changes and trends by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives and support sustainment efforts of new/improved processes; Contribute to cost savings plans set up by corporate initiatives.Support plant policies, goals, standards, values and strategic planning; responsible for adhering to the Environmental Policy as well as supporting the procedures and work instructions maintained within the Environmental Management System.Other duties as directed by the Engineering ManagerQualifications: Bachelor of Science in appropriate engineering discipline,Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field. Minimum 3-5 years experience in a manufacturing engineering role. Must have experience with solid modeling and drawing software (AutoCAD, Inventor, or similar).Problem-solving skillsAnalytical thinking skillsAbility to perform effectively within budgetary guidelines Decisive and confident, open and candidate with the ability to energize others Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment Able to build strong and dependable teams Possesses excellent written, verbal and presentation skills Ability to work with many different disciplines across all levels of the organizationEducation and Experience: Bachelor of Science in appropriate engineering discipline,Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field. Minimum 3-5 years experience in manufacturing engineering role. Experience in factory automation, cold forming and metal fabrication, stamping, heat treatment, powder coating, die casting, welding processes, machining, tool design, and/or assembly a plus. Experience with solid modeling and drawing software (AutoCAD, Inventor, or similar). Ability to drive change in products, processes, and organization culture Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional/trade publication; establishing personal networks and participating in professional societiesRequirements868810