Associate Product Engineer in Mount Sterling at Masco Cabinetry

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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Job Description

Masco Cabinetry has an immediate opening for an Associate Product Engineer at our corporate headquarters in Mt Sterling, KY!


Masco Cabinetry manufactures three nationally recognized cabinetry brands, KraftMaid®, Merillat® and QualityCabinets®. Offering an unmatched selection of stylish, high-quality products at a variety of price levels, Masco Cabinetry brands are favored by builders, dealers, distributors and home centers throughout North America. A leader in environmental stewardship, Masco Cabinetry products have been granted an Environmental Stewardship Program certificate by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.


JOB SUMMARY:

Complete tasks supporting the development of cabinetry products. Leadership role in the implementation of projects at the plant level. Support other engineering projects as required.


PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to manufacturing operations including new product introductions and quality initiatives.
  • Lead the identification and implementation of cost optimization projects.
  • Develop and lead continuous improvement activities to achieve plant goals and objectives in accordance with the Masco Cabinetry Manufacturing Management Operating System (MOS) using DMAIC and Kaizen tools.
  • Resolve any issues that arise during product development and daily manufacturing.
  • Manage large and small scale manufacturing projects to include project timelines, capital requests and budget responsibility.
  • Develop and manage project timelines and coordinate team meetings.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 3 years manufacturing and/or product engineering experience.
  • Excellent project management skills including leading cross-functional teams.
  • Manufacturing process and new product development experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project.
  • Intermediate knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to function at a high level of effectiveness, flexibility, independence and initiative without daily interaction with management.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time. Position may have multi-site responsibility.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • CNC programming knowledge and/or experience.
  • Experience in Woodworking or the Furniture Industry.
  • Lean and 6 Sigma experience.