Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Syracuse, NY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Date: 11/1/2017
Job ID: 02488834
Job Description
Essential Functions:
Determine most efficient method to produce parts to customer drawings.
Gather data for analysis of manufacturing performance.
Devise new methods of tooling.
Evaluate product design and recommend design changes to improve manufacturing and increase part quality.
Assist in problem solving in areas of quality and production.
Contact potential customers and acquire technical information regarding product needs.
Evaluate information obtained from customer to determine best course of action regarding production of product.
Prepare follow-up reports and make recommendations for improvements when necessary. 

Additional Responsibilities:
Train production staff in tooling when necessary.
Estimate cycle times and tooling costs for quoting purposes in absence of Quote Engineer.Communicate all necessary information to Management, Production, Quality, Tooling, Maintenance and fellow employees in a professional and courteous manner.
Housekeeping: maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner, keep floors clean and free of oil & chips.
Perform all safety inspections to equipment daily, use proper machine guards and lifting techniques.Follow company policies, procedures and safety rules as described in the Employee Handbook. 
Knowledge of screw machine concepts of proper speeds & feeds, machining of materials, tooling, attachments & machine operation.Ability to read, understand and apply machine manuals to daily operations
Ability to draw, read and understand Blue Prints using 2D or 3D CAD System, use spreadsheets, databases, Word processing, Shop information system and internet to perform responsibilities.
Ability to use and interpret all precision measuring gauges including micrometers and calipers, comparators & special gauges.
Working knowledge of trigonometry.
Excellent organization, time management skills, and to work well with others, communicate & listen to an employee describe problems and be able to train machining skills.

Special attention to the following safety policies:
Wearing of personal protection equipment
Lockout/Tag out
Fire response and evacuation
Lifting policy
Education, Training and Experience:
BS Engineering
Ability to use complicated math and Engineering concepts.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in screw machine environment or equivalent education/experience in related environment. CNC experience helpful.