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Ducommun Manufacturing Project Engineer in Joplin, Missouri

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

  • Contribute program and engineering expertise for facility.

  • Assist in establishing operational methods and work standards using various measurement techniques

  • Analyze existing operations and propose cost-justified improvements

  • Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel, and equipment

  • Analyze work station designs for ergonomic compliance

  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record-keeping systems

  • Develop work simplification methods and job aids

  • Collaborate with engineering, purchasing, and contract management to establish production layouts and procedures to meet customer requirements

  • May perform design on special projects as needed

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

  • Perform other assignments as required

    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:

• 4-year technical degree in industrial engineering is preferred; an appropriate 2-year degree may be considered

• 2-4 years experience in providing engineering support in electronics manufacturing preferred

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards

  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical

  • Required: able to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Prior experience with an ISO-9000 AS-9000 environment is a plus

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities

  • Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired

  • Working knowledge at an intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Microsoft Project

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving

  • Flexible with high energy, able to handle multiple tasks smoothly

    Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities Lift /Carry

Stand - Frequently 10 lbs or less - Frequently

Walk - Occasionally 11-20 lbs Frequently

Sit - Frequently 21-50 lbs - Occasionally

Climb – Occasionally 51-100 lbs - Occasionally

Crawl - N/A Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally

Bend - Occasionally Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Frequently 10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - Frequently 10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally 20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A 50-100 lbs - Occasionally

Over 100 lbs - N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) -Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally -Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently -Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously -Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

• Moderate noise levels

• Light manufacturing environment

• Occasional overnight travel – extended for durations of up to five days

• Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

1505 Maiden Lane

Joplin, Missouri, 64801

United States