Manufacturing Engineer in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 8/3/2022

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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description


Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. 

Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods, workflow, throughput, space utilization and product quality based on knowledge of product design, materials, parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, capabilities, assembly and quality assurance standards.  


•       Develop and improve manufacturing processes as required to meet production demand.


•       Work with the NPD team to deliver new products on time.  Includes: capacity and capability assessment, process selection and development, SOP development, cell design & implementation, control plan development and capital project justification & implementation.


•       Support continuous improvement activities to improve manufacturing operations.


•       Lead Kaizen events as needed.


•       Interface with colleagues, customers, vendors and others to understand requirements, assess feasibility of new/existing products, and improve production techniques.


•       Analyze technology trends, plans and executes capital projects.


•       Clearly communicate data and feedback to other departments so decisions can be timely and optimized.


•       Apply Lean Manufacturing techniques to develop flow through manufacturing processes.


•       Champion the use of lean manufacturing principles, based on systems thinking and the application of statistical methods, throughout the assigned manufacturing cells.  


•       Develop Standard Operating Procedures.


•       Determine root cause and corrective action of non-conforming product and disposition MRR in Baan.


•       Complete all Corrective Action Records (CAR’s) assigned in a timely manner.


•       Red line travelers and create rework planning


•       Make planning changes in Master Planning and work orders in BAAN     


•       Direct supervisory responsibilities are not included in the job scope of the Manufacturing Engineer.  That said, a successful ME has leadership skills, the ability to self direct, and works effectively both independently and interdependently. The ability to influence others is essential. 


•       Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.


•       Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.


•       Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.


•       Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.


Skills & Qualifications



•        Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering, scientific or technical discipline from a four-year college or university is required.


•        Leadership skills are strongly preferred; the ability to influence others is essential.


•        Ability to self-direct, and work effectively both independently and interdependently.


•        Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical data, blueprints, specifications, etc.


•        Fluent in Microsoft Office software applications; experience with Baan ERP, and Catia design package beneficial.


•        Ability to manage numerous projects and meet deadlines as required.


•        Conscientious, organized and meticulous:  records must be accurate and maintained. 


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled