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Manufacturing Engineer

Luray, VA 22835

Posted: 10/01/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 00005Y91
TRS Consulting & Executive Search is supporting a national company with its search for an experienced and motivated Manufacturing Engineer professional to join their Luray, VA team. This is a permanent position within a collaborative organization that strives for continuous improvement and growth.
Qualified applicants will have a degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3-5 years of experience in tool design, machine design, process/work station design, and have prior experience in the specification and maintenance of punching and machining processes for high volume production.
Engineers with a demonstrated track record of cross-functional team collaboration and experience in the areas described below are encouraged to apply for this exciting and important role in the organization.

Project Management:
Immediately capable of taking a lead role in developing project plans involving internal and external resources.
Ability to create detailed plans, set goals, track progress, and reach deadlines without breaking commitments.
Able to manage directly assigned projects along with multiple concurrent and sequential activities.
Capable of leading cross-functional teams, leading discussions and ensuring essential communication is maintained.
Able to work independently without direct oversight.
Able to follow prescriptive Division policies, procedures and guidelines.
Demonstrates flexibility and an ability to find creative solutions that meet the needs of the organization.
Communication and Interactions with Others:
Good people skills: Able to communicate and work well with others at all skill levels.
Effective communicator with internal and external customers and staff.
Able to lead others on projects and assignments when necessary.
Able to mentor and train others in each area of their expertise.
Creates technical reports that summarize analysis and detailed findings to peer group and management audiences.
Must be comfortable in making independent presentations to peers and upper management.
Able to independent communicate with business partners to resolve technical issues.
Documents, archives and logs many details related to manufacturing concepts and decisions.
Self-accountable to all documentation requirements for each assigned activity.
Able to take meeting minutes and to track action items.


Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering.
3-5 years prior experience in tool design, machine design, process and workstation design. Experience in punching and machining technologies preferred.
Experience in the specification and control of shop floor automation and PLC's.
Experience in CAD modeling: AutoCAD, Inventor or Solidworks, or equivalent experience required.
Versatile with demonstrated mastery of technical expertise across a wide variety of assembly and fabrication processes.
Lean Manufacturing Experience: Familiar with making business cases and justifying cost savings projects based upon labor and/or manufacturing efficiency improvements using Lean techniques.
Six Sigma Experience: Skilled at data-based problem solving techniques, familiar with the principles of Six Sigma and leading Six Sigma projects.
Experienced user of Microsoft office products including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Access.
Knowledge of: statistics, blue print and specification interpretation including the application of GD&T, part measurement & inspection, measurement system analysis, capability analysis, machine certification studies, control plans, operator instruction creation and maintenance, time-motion studies including rated stopwatch observations.
This is a permanent opportunity and offers support with relocation.


Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Generous 401(k) Plan
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short and Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement
Leadership Development

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