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Manufacturing Engineer

Reference Number: JNIAME565

Manufacturing Engineer
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Waterloo, IA
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Manufacturing
Job Description


Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process. Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise product delivery process or the enterprise order fullment process. At this level, projects are of limited scope and responsibility; work plans and decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers. May assign coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel and contractors.


Description of the major duties performed in this job.

* Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current operations.
Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks.
* Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of limited scope.
* Identifies and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of limited scope.
* Works with electronic tools to perform engineering functions.
* Develops and implements plans of limited scope to support lean manufacturing through the client Production System. Designs operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation.
* Participates in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency.
* Implements new manufacturing processes and technology.
* Modifies existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans.

Specific Position Requirements

Manager is willing to see recent grad candidates with Technology/Engineering degrees. 1 or more year of production or manufacturing experience is preferred. This is a shop floor position so candidates need to be comfortable in this environment. This position is approved for 1 year but may be extended beyond the current end date.

This position is eligible for incremental, progressive retention bonuses at every 90 days for the first year on assignment. Retention bonuses are forfeited for those who do not complete their assignments or end assignments early. Subject to review.

This position will work either 1st (7 am to 3:30 pm) or 3rd shift (10:30 pm to 7:00 am) so candidates must be open to both shifts. Overtime is likely, weekend and before shift starts.
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.

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