2018-03-28

Sr Advanced Ops Engineer/GEAR expertise
Job Opportunity at LoneStar Executive Consulting

Posted on Mar 28

http://www.lonestarrecruits.com    817-658-7560

Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4156295

Senior Staff Advanced Operations Engineer GEAR EXPERTISE

Job Description

Responsible for creating a work practice and environment that pushes the boundaries of conventional manufacturing & metrology. Role success will be gauged by this individual's contribution in coaching the engineering team to effectively meet and/or exceed new product metrics including product cost, process performance and time to market.

-      Determines the technical objectives of engineering assignments and makes decisions regarding the direction and the results of the assignment.

-      Will monitor and control progress of work ensuring sound application of engineering principles and the appropriate use of policies and procedures.

-      Lead capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.

-      Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. May lead or act as independent reviewer in process review meetings.

-      Will coach and mentor others on functionally related topics.

-      Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Client's new product development procedures.

-      Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.

-      Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.

-      Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.

-      Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.

-      Review and approval of validation documentation.

-      All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

-      B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline

-      7 or more years experience; Related masters degree with 2 or more years of experience or PhD desirable

-      General Knowledge of AGMA gear standards.

-      Proficient in gear design theory (spurs, helicals, spiral bevels)

-      Proficient with Gear processing: Heat treat, shot peening, Hobbing, grinding, shaping, etc.

-      Proven track record of working in a team-based environment.

-      Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open-minded with the ability to recognize good ideas.

-      Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.

-      Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.

-      Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.

-      Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.

-      Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.

-      Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.

-      Certified in validation activities.

-      Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.

-      High level of PC Skills required.

-      Excellent attention to detail

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