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Manufacturing Industrial Engineer

Job in Phenix City - Russell County - AL Alabama - USA
Company: Vectorply Corp.
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-05-19
Job specializations:
  • Manufacturing
    Manufacturer Representative, Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Technology, Lean Manufacturing
  • Engineering
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Employer Information

Organization Name: Vectorply Corp.

About Our Organization: Vectorply is a private company with headquarters in Phenix City, Alabama. Vectorply is a leading producer of composite reinforcement fabrics in the United States and abroad. As one of the top suppliers in the North American marine market, customers such as Malibu Boats, Correct Craft (Nautique), and Viking Yachts rely on Vectorply to provide high quality engineered fabrics to produce their various models of boats and yachts.

Vectorply is also a major supplier to the aerospace, transportation, infrastructure and sports and recreation composite production markets. Their fabrics are used in airplanes, bridge beams, and a wide range of snowboards and skis such as Burton Snowboards and K2 Skis. Vectorply fabrics have helped numerous riders win gold medals on the ski slopes, including Olympic champion Shaun White on a Burton board.

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Reports to: Process Improvement Manager

Job Location: Phenix City Alabama.

Purpose:

Design, modify, and improve Vectorply's manufacturing machinery, systems and processes. Will work with in-house and commercial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs. This position will take a lead and be very hands-on in the maintenance PM program as the company continues to develop and improve its performance.

This person will be a responsible for modifying and developing manufacturing machinery and the processes to give the customer the more challenging composites they are demanding.

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or equivalent degree and/or experience

5-10 years’ experience in a manufacturing plant setting working in a Process, Production and/or Maintenance engineering role

A passion for machinery and process improvement with a process focus

Knowledge:

Production and Processing - Knowledge of production processes in general, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing effective and efficient manufacturing. Experience in textiles or other composites would be a plus.

Skills:

Basic Skills

  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Social Skills

  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Technical Skills

  • Complex Problem-Solving - Identifying complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions in the production processes.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Technology Design - Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding how to correct it.

Tasks

  • Troubleshoot new or existing product problems involving designs, materials, or processes usually involving operator/machinery interfaces.
  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on support related to manufacturing and production machinery operations.
  • Incorporate new methods and processes to improve existing operations and efficiency.
  • Design, install, or troubleshoot manufacturing equipment to improve the product to the customer.
  • Determine root causes of failures using known methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods.
  • Investigate or resolve operational problems, such as material use variances or bottlenecks.
  • Train production personnel in new or existing methods.
  • Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts.
  • Purchase equipment, materials, or parts.
  • Design layout of equipment or workspaces to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Communicate manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, or other information to facilitate production processes.
  • Evaluate manufactured products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Design testing methods and test finished products or process capabilities to establish standards or validate process requirements.
  • Estimate costs, production times, or staffing requirements for new designs.
  • Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures.
  • Review product designs for manufacturability or completeness.
Company Description

Vectorply is a private company with headquarters in Phenix City, Alabama. Vectorply is a leading producer of composite reinforcement fabrics in the United States and abroad. As one of the top suppliers in the North American marine market, customers such as Malibu Boats, Correct Craft (Nautique), and Viking Yachts rely on Vectorply to provide high quality engineered fabrics to produce their various models of boats and yachts.

Vectorply is also a major supplier to the aerospace, transportation, infrastructure and sports and recreation composite production markets. Their fabrics are used in airplanes, bridge beams, and a wide range of snowboards and skis such as Burton Snowboards and K2 Skis. Vectorply fabrics have helped numerous riders win gold medals on the ski slopes, including Olympic champion Shaun White on a Burton board.

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Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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