Boating/ Marine Industry
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for evaluating existing processes, configuring and implementing new processes to increase efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability, and maximize profitability.
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, power assist bicycles, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for evaluating existing processes, configuring and implementing new processes to increase efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability, and maximize profitability. He/She will lead the Continuous Improvement efforts and culture at G3 Boats. This person performs project engineering work requiring the application of standard and advanced manufacturing and quality techniques procedures and criteria in developing/improving processes and/or manufacturing systems, independently develops clear and specific objectives for given assignments that may require the investigation of several alternative solutions, develops thoughts and ideas into engineered solutions with approval from Management, effectively participates in a team setting to achieve results, and is responsible for leading moderate to large projects through the use of sound engineering practices.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate and improve on processes in manufacturing systems.
Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
Lead Continuous Improvement initiatives.
Develop innovative solutions.
Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
Collect, record, and transcribe data.
Show results in reports.
Develop and implement systems that optimize all phases of production process.
Advise on corrective actions.
Ensure projects are completed on time.
Assess processes, take measurements and interpret data
Manage cost and time constraints
Perform risk assessments
Provide process documentation and operating instructions
Identify, create, and apply manufacturing best practices and standards
Lead process development projects of moderate to large scope
Act as a vital resource for technical questions related to manufacturing and quality processes
Continually seek new manufacturing technology and processing methods that will improve the productivity, cost, quality, and agility of manufacturing
Determine manufacturing costs using established or customized methodologies
Develop new manufacturing processes and technologies where appropriate
Serve, when required, as the team leader on cross-functional projects
Lead manufacturing project teams and work with site personnel to ensure smooth implementation and transition of process development work into plant operations
Proven work experience in process engineering
Excellent technical skills
Knowledge of process related standards
Familiarity with health and safety regulations
Analytical thinker with interpersonal skills
High school diploma or equivalent GED
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or a related field
Recognized as a key resource or subject matter expert in areas of expertise.
Experience with production/manufacturing system and process design based on Lean Manufacturing
Experience with AutoCAD or other CAD software is preferred.
Experience using MS-Office Professional Suite (specifically advanced Excel skills)
Advanced knowledge of engineering principles, especially related to manufacturing methods, equipment and tooling.
Ability to solve complex problems and complete multiple projects, uses advanced problem- solving methods to make decisions.
Applies proven technology independently.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Comfort with operating in a challenging, fast paced environment Ability to meet and deal tactfully and courteously with fellow employees and vendors/contractors.
Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
Sheet metal manufacturing/fabrication experience preferred but not required.
Yamaha Outboards has spent 25+ years providing customers in the U.S. with high-performance outboard technology and an outstanding boating experience. For anglers and boaters, the name Yamaha is synonymous with legendary reliability, award-winning innovation and high performance.