Apple & Associates, Inc.
90,000 - $105,000
AME - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Summary:
The AME will provide technical support for the manufacturing departments. They will work in a team oriented environment to reduce scrap, improve quality, safety, etc. Successful candidate must be hands-on with equipment and machinery and must have welding experience.
AME - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:
Lead new quotation activities by providing cost estimates.
Cost, evaluate product specifications of components and assemblies in close.
Evaluate and improve manufacturing methods for maximum efficiency.
Develop standard procedures to improve manufacture processes and to reduce overall cost.
Assists in initiating and evaluating cost studies, product suggestions and value analyses.
Directs the design, development and/or improvements of manufacturing processes and tooling.
Provides technical assistance for plant operations.
Coordinates activities of all resource departments.
Ensure design to manufacturing through concurrent engineering activities with the product engineers.
Manage the Prototype Build and Delivery and Analysis.
Implement all changes related to production system and/or related to the product.
Study, develop in detail, validate, release and set-up the complete Production System of the program: equipment, tool interfaces, layout, process flow charts, material, etc.
Ensure the achievement of Process and Equipment FMEA.
Manage documents: P-FMEA, capacity study, time analysis (MTM), layout, budget, etc.
Manage the Production Part Approval.
Report manufacturing risks analysis and their associated action plans/opportunities.
Support manufacturing sites to support the launch of new programs.
Ensure that manufacturing milestones are passed successfully and on time.
Work with vendors to understand and determine product specifications.
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering is required.
Experience in Lean Manufacturing Techniques.
Strong analytical skills.
Experience in plant operations including manufacturing engineering experience.
Good understanding of P&L and basic financial rules (capital vs tooling vs expense, costing, investments).
Experience in Program launch with a plant.
Proven technical skills on product and process.
Ability to manage functional plant Manufacturing Engineering network.
Experience in Program launch with an automotive manufacturing plant.
Must have Auto CAD experience.
Must have Welding experience.
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.