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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Durham
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a deadline-driven people leader who can keep up in a fast-paced environment? Do you have an ownership attitude, a solutions-based mindset, and the ability to see around corners? Durham Manufacturing is a fast-paced company with high growth potential. If you have a sense of urgency, good analytical skills, and a sense of humor, apply now and join our dedicated team!
Our ideal Manufacturing Engineer is:
A team player. You're a relationship builder who treats others how you want to be treated. You're willing to get your hands dirty.
An exceptional communicator. You are friendly and have excellent interpersonal skills. You can work with all levels of employment. You can have tough conversations when necessary.
Solutions Focused. You have an understanding the manufacturing industry inside and out. You have a short learning curve and are eager to learn more. You look for ways to make things more efficient and enjoy troubleshooting problems.
Dependable. You are honest and truthful, dedicated and loyal. You're a self-starter who does not need to be micromanaged.
Our culture values long-term relationships with our customers and employees. We are seeking a creative multi-tasker who can support our ever-growing company. If you have a positive attitude and always strive to go above and beyond, apply now!
The job responsibilities of the Manufacturing Supervisor include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages all powder paint operations and systems.
  • Oversees the daily operation of paint equipment.
  • Supervises all powder paint employees.
  • Troubleshoots all technical problems with equipment and powder paint
  • Repairs powder paint guns as necessary
  • Performs basic mechanical and electrical machine repairs
  • Programs powder booth consoles as necessary
  • Focuses on process improvements to improve line density, minimize powder usage and revises routings.
    Maintains inventory and orders MRO parts.
    Ensures compliance with respiratory program.
  • Trains lead personnel and powder paint staff on all aspects of powder systems, including color changes
  • Ensures weekly production schedules are achieved as developed by the production planner.
  • Efficiently produces a quality product by maintaining quality production standards, job standards and specifications. Recommends revisions as needed.
  • Achieves annual departmental scrap and reject goals in Scrap Reduction Program. Consults with quality assurance personnel for questionable or out of standard product.
  • Follows shop order instructions for all production jobs, including maintaining the correct number of people assigned to each operation.
  • Achieves all departmental Key Operating Indicators (KOI)
  • Approves and monitors employee time, attendance and labor per procedures
  • Follows all company policies and procedures associated with assigned department
  • Consults with human resources on personnel related issues. Takes disciplinary action if required
  • Completes new hire and annual performance evaluations for assigned personnel.
  • Oversees 7S functions in Powder Department
  • Follows all safety rules and policies as required
  • Participates in all training as required
    Established in 1922 and based in the historic town of Durham, Connecticut, Durham Manufacturing has built a sterling reputation as one of the top manufacturers of industrial storage, heavy-duty material handling equipment, and other value-added products and services.
    Durham Manufacturing is a family-owned and family-operated company with a long-tenured workforce and customer base. We've been around for 100 years and intend to be in business 100 more. We're a growing company that maintains a dynamic, challenging yet small-company environment.
    We offer personal growth and continuing education opportunities
    We work hard and have fun
    We're team oriented and have a great onboarding process
    We offer opportunities to learn the business outside of your current position
    We continue to reinvest back into the business, taking a long-term approach
    Our financials are strong - we have a large customer base, and we are growing with them
    We leverage a powerful market niche
    Durham Manufacturing stands out because of our culture and core values:
    1. Be eager to learn
    2. Deliver above and beyond
    3. Win as a team player
    4. Focus on solutions
    5. Embrace change
    Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
    Management experience preferred
    Technical and mechanical experience
    Able to work with a diverse group of individuals
    Basic Microsoft Office Suite
    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow in a successful company, apply to Durham Manufacturing today!

Keywords: DURHAM MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Durham , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Durham, North Carolina

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