Manufacturing Engineer in Thomasville at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of plumbing products for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Our Company’s promise “Committed to Quality – Driven by Innovation” is reflected in the thousands of high-quality plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft® brand. These include a wide range of 100% no-lead compliant water heater connectors, fittings, water stops and connectors that meet provisions of the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act as well as a full line of gas connectors and valves, faucet and toilet repair parts and drain cleaning tools. Our strength in product innovations and product line diversity, in addition to a continual commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service, have made BrassCraft products the brand that professionals worldwide have trusted for over 65 years.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The manufacturing engineer position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.


PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs, develops and test and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods
  • Provides technical support, performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency
  • Manages all aspects of assigned engineering projects
  • Manages project budgets, including outside suppliers and contractors
  • Leads new equipment purchase, installation/implementation and training team members
  • Represents manufacturing on cross functional teams
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ of Manufacturing Engineering work experience
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kaziens and Continuous Improvement
  • Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite; 3D design software such as AutoCAD and ProE, with the ability to interpret, design and modify tooling and machine layout drawings
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25%+

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or related field
  • Familiarity with the plumbing industry and products