Manufacturing Project Engineer in Joplin, MO at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/25/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  

  • Contribute program and engineering expertise for facility.
  • Assist in establishing operational methods and work standards using various measurement techniques
  • Analyze existing operations and propose cost-justified improvements

  • Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel, and equipment

  • Analyze work station designs for ergonomic compliance

  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record-keeping systems

  • Develop work simplification methods and job aids

  • Collaborate with engineering, purchasing, and contract management to establish production layouts and procedures to meet customer requirements

  • May perform design on special projects as needed

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

  • Perform other assignments as required

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

• 4-year technical degree in industrial engineering is preferred; an appropriate 2-year degree may be considered

• 2-4 years experience providing engineering support in electronics manufacturing preferred

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards

  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical

  • Required: able to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Prior experience with an ISO-9000 AS-9000 environment is a plus

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities

  • Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired

  • Working knowledge at an intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Microsoft Project

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving

  • Flexible with high energy, able to handle multiple tasks smoothly

               Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                                                  Lift /Carry            

Stand - Frequently                                                               10 lbs or less - Frequently

Walk - Occasionally                                                             11-20 lbs Frequently

Sit - Frequently                                                                     21-50 lbs - Occasionally     

Climb – Occasionally                                                           51-100 lbs - Occasionally

Crawl - N/A                                                                            Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                                           

Bend - Occasionally                                                             Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Frequently                                         10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - Frequently                                             10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                             20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A                                                                            50-100 lbs - Occasionally

                                                                                                Over 100 lbs - N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

• Moderate noise levels

• Light manufacturing environment

• Occasional overnight travel – extended for durations of up to five days

• Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

1505 Maiden Lane
Joplin, Missouri, 64801
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled