at VIVA USA Inc in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
Description: Top three to five technical skill requirements • Target electrical/controls engr (even if entry level) • Allen-Bradley controls systems experience/knowledge • Staubli Robotics & Cognex Vision systems experience/knowledge • Strong technical troubleshooting • Willingness/Ability to perform hands-on maintenance work on manufacturing equipment Top three to five soft skill wants • Oral and written communication • Quick learner • Collaboration/teamwork About the Position: • This position is a key role in the Injection Molding and Devices. Primary focus will be on implementing continuous improvement, new business, and capacity expansion projects. Additional focus will also be on manufacturing equipment reliability and process support work within the Injection Molding and Device Operations. Cross-functional project management will be involved in this role as well. • Initial project work to bring a new device production line will include – o Installation/commissioning of multiple new automated device assembly machines into existing cleanroom space. o Modifying existing cleanroom space to match requirements for the new equipment footprint and desired process flow. o Installation/commissioning of new molds and mold machines into existing cleanroom space for new molded components. o Relocation of some existing mold machines to optimize cleanroom space and make room for new mold machines. o Validation/Qualification activities for new molds, machines, assembly equipment, and cleanroom modifications. o Assist Project Manager with required project planning, project controls, and procurement work Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Design/modify precision assembly and/or manufacturing equipment. • Manage multiple projects with minimal supervision. • Prepare estimates for various tasks and projects. • Manage capital projects both directly and through coordinating engineers. • Drive Continuous Improvement Activities. • Interface with plant and corporate groups as well as contractors and vendors. • Manage start-up, debug, and commission of new manufacturing processes. • Equipment life cycle management including: upgrades, replacement, and decommissioning • Product life cycle management including: product design changes, material changes, Supplier Notice of Change (SNC) assessments, specification changes, etc. • Provide technical support/troubleshooting to all plant departments. • Demonstrate proactive communication and problem solving. • Responsible for supporting and achieving Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s). • Responsible for adhering to FDA Design Control standards at all times. • Responsible for adhering to and maintaining all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), forms, and log books. • Generate technical documents, reports, equipment specifications, and interpret technical drawings/schematics Qualifications: • Bachelor degree in Engineering Required (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Computer degrees are preferred) • 2+ years Engineering / Manufacturing experience. FDA manufacturing preferred. • Programming/troubleshooting experience with automation controls, automated assembly, control systems, PLC’s, HMI’s, servo’s, and vision inspection systems is preferred. • Design software experience (like AutoCAD, Solidworks, etc.) is preferred. • Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification or industry standard equivalent is preferred. • Plastic injection molding experience is a plus. • Project Management skills and experience (including Microsoft Project software) are a plus. • Lean Manufacturing skills and experience are a plus. Note : Shift USA-1 VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.