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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  21939
Job Location(s): 

Newbern, TN, US

Job Description

Danfoss Hydraulics Division is currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Newbern, TN location.

The primary function of the Senior Manufacturing Engineer is to optimize manufacturing processes related to hydraulic hose production. Responsible for the implementation, ownership, and improvement of hose manufacturing processes plant wide. Manufacturing Engineering responsibilities across the plant, including the following activities: safety, quality, cost reduction/cost out projects, product cost estimating, developing and maintaining production standards, and standard work. Assist in the coordination of the capital spending program, continuous improvement (quality / efficiency) and cost out initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Lead cost reduction projects, and value analysis in order to reduce labor and burden costs. Experience with tool and machine design to support the project work.
  • Own, prepare, and maintain all production standard work and production documentation, conduct annual FMEA reviews.
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement Framework Tool in order to drive continuous improvements.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve plant/work cell layouts.
  • Familiar with automation techniques, including feeders, sensors, hydraulics & pneumatics
  • Ensure that process improvements are accurately reflected in product costs and labor and material standards.
  • Evaluate production scrap and customer returns for root cause and corrective actions, utilizing formal problem-solving tools such as 8D analysis, PFMEA’s, Control plans, etc., implementing changes for corrective actions and being able to tie this analysis back to operations standard work and product documentation.
  • Mentor co-ops, interns, and technicians.
  • Support new product/process development.
  • Analyzes manufacturing data, identifying adverse conditions, and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Research, recommend, and execute capital equipment projects.
  • Ensure processes meet Environmental, Safety, and Health & regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure processes meet the company's Quality Management Systems

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

 

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline
  • 3+ years previous engineering work in a manufacturing environment


Preferred qualifications:

  • 5 years previous engineering work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of cost estimating and cost out skills/tools
  • Knowledge and application of problem-solving tools and methodologies
  • Ideal candidate would have working experience in 1 or more of the following disciplines: - Wire braiding - Rubber extrusion - Autoclaves - Distribution - PC skills 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

 

Relocation benefit may be provided for candidates that reside outside a 50- mile radius of Newbern.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


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