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Manufacturing Engineer – Automation
Company – My client is a recognized leader in the plastics industry. They have specialized in custom household, consumer goods, and packaging manufacturing to the injection molding industry for several decades and they have truly mastered their craft. Having been in business for nearly 30 years, they are made up of other companies who have been around for even longer, allowing them to have a large part of the market and have several locations in the US! This organization is dedicated to innovation and their solutions are used in hundreds of products you use every day, representing large household brands and more. With deep financial pockets, they are not afraid to invest and supply their facilities with advanced technology to continue to offer the best value to their customers.
They appreciate their employees by offering:
Great base salaries, benefits, vacation, and more
Large facility that allows for growth and upward mobility
Rewarding and impactful opportunity to be a direct decision maker during this period of growth
As the Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible for providing solutions for new equipment, re-tooling and rebuilds, redeployment of existing equipment, and the expert in automation and downstream systems. You will provide the highest level of mechanical and technical expertise to all levels of the manufacturing plant and be part of the Corporate Manufacturing Engineering team. This team is the foundation for success in taking care of the plant and equipment in a high-speed injection molding environment and is critical to future growth and success. You will troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues, determine root cause, work often with outside vendors for new equipment procurement, and development and manage projects from concept to commercialization. This role is still hands on and will need experience in design of new equipment and new electrical or mechanical systems with SolidWorks.
To be successful in this role:
Technical degree in Engineering or similar – Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical, etc.
5+ years plastics production equipment experience - Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Extrusion, or OEM preferred, or experience with automation, assembly, etc in a manufacturing environment
LEAN Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement or Six Sigma knowledge a plus
Demonstrated experience and success with vendor management and equipment procurement
Experience in hands on project management and commercialization
SolidWorks or other CAD experience
Location – This position will be based in one of their largest facilities in Northern New York. This a beautiful area, known for a much lower cost of living and located right on a beautiful lake which allows for great outdoor family activities. This area is known for good employment, good education, and a great place to grow your career!
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