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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO

 

JOB PURPOSE:

Position is responsible for managing a Manufacturing Engineering Department for an Assembly Business Unit.  Responsibilities for this department include daily production support, current product change management, and other projects supporting safety, quality, productivity, and capacity.   

 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Manage the flow of ECN’s and MCN’s of Tractor current product changes.
  • Support OMS development and management for best usage and user friendliness on production floor
  • Manage support resources to efficiently respond to any requirement related to the product quality and the production process.
  • Assist with the development of long and short term production support strategies.
  • Drive the efforts to benchmark and implement “best in class” support, manufacturing, and assembly processes.
  • Responsible for the direction, development, and review of the Process Technicians under your daily direction
  • Determine and maintain manufacturing engineering objectives and goals that are coordinated with the business unit, product and customer expectations in mind.
  • Help steer the generational product plans for improved safety, quality, manufacturability, and reduce product and labor cost.  
  • Research and develop new processes and manufacturing systems to improve quality, productivity, and reduce operating costs.
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management on assigned projects including but not limited to the following: schedule development, schedule adherence, status monitoring, and budget compliance.
  • Keep abreast of new development pertinent to one’s job responsibilities through contacts with professional societies, educational centers, tool and machine manufacturers, technical papers, journals, periodicals and other sources.

 

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE/REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Requires effective leadership skills for managing Manufacturing Engineering processes for an Assembly Business Unit
  • Engineering experience in various support functions to acquire sufficient background and technique to perform job responsibilities.
  • College degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or related engineering discipline.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to provide leadership for change and improvement.
  • Strong communication, problem solving, planning, and interpersonal skills with a high level of enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Detail oriented, organized, ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles. 


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