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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Westfall Technik
Location: Union City
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Manufacturing EngineerHere at Westfall Technik we pride ourselves on being the fastest growing Plastic Injection Manufacturing Company in the USA and soon Globally. While many companies outsource their work, we believe in keeping our jobs in the US. We currently support over 1,500 employees across 15 facilitates in the US, and we are still growing. At our Union City, CA facility, we invest in our people. Our overall success is largely contributed to our employees' skills and talents, that have been impactful and essential to the growth of our business. Here, you'll get the opportunity to test your knowledge and skills and become a critical player within Westfall. We want you to view your time at Westfall as an investment to your future. We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with the below qualifications: Professional Attributes

  • Works with the production department to improve existing processes and recommends changes to enhance quality and productivity while improving profitability
  • Creates value stream maps and utilizes lean initiatives to make assembly processes more efficient
  • Drives team to complete and implement EOATs, automation
  • Uses Six Sigma Lean principles and tools (5S techniques, time studies, work motion studies and kaizen events) to monitor and improve productivity while ensuring quality and safety requirements are maintained
  • Creates detailed plans for new product launches, specifications for packaging, external supplier specifications and instructions for manufacturing
  • Properly documents new production processes and revisions per ISO guidelines
  • Develops and proposes new automation equipment for manufacturing and assembly processes to improve efficiency, safety and throughput utilizing internal designs and outside vendor support
  • Works with manufacturing team members to identify and resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, equipment, and product design
  • Other duties as assigned Desired Skills and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in a related Engineering field or equivalent training required.
    • 1-3 years of manufacturing or process engineering experience, preferably within an assembly environment or a plastics manufacturing environment.
    • Experience in plastics
    • Strong MS Office suite skills
    • Ability to think outside the box
    • KAIZEN and Lean Manufacturing training and on-the-job lean implementation experience, including utilizing formal lean methodologies
    • Automation implementation and qualification experience
    • Experience working within the medical device industry and familiarity with medical device quality systems and validation requirements.
    • Ability to multitask and maintain progress with multiple projects
    • Strong ability to interpret engineering drawings, including GD&T experience; CAD experience and assembly fixturing design a plus
    • Positive attitude - Maintains positive outlook while working through challenges
    • Effective communicator with all levels of organizations and all types of customers; maintaining professionalism at all times
    • Leadership - Action oriented with the ability to act independently, analyze a situation, recommend ideas and build consensus for solutions
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Self-starter, high level of initiative with goal-oriented mindset
    • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal, active listening
    • Collaborates with different groups to accomplish goals Ability to get along well with other team members at all levels of the organization
    • What You'll Love About Us:
      • Salary: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00 (Based on education and experience)
        • 11 Paid Holidays, Sick Pay, COVID Sick Pay, Vacation Pay
          • 401K, Plus Employer Match
            • Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Sponsored Life and AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Parental Leave, and More...
              • We understand how COVID has affected many businesses around the globe. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, many companies had to permanently shut down and lay off workers. Because Westfall Technik is an essential business, we kept our doors open, our employees employed and kept our employees safe by following our COVID policy and procedures, which still stand in place today.
                • We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Keywords: Westfall Technik, Union City , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Union City, California

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