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VIVA USA Inc Manufacturing Engineer in Davenport, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIAME811 Location: Davenport, IA Duration: 12.0 months Description Description: MAJOR PURPOSE: Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process. Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise product delivery process or the enterprise order fullment process. At this level, projects are of limited scope and responsibility; work plans and decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers. May assign coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel and contractors. MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job. * Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks. * Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of limited scope. * Identifies and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of limited scope. * Works with electronic tools to perform engineering functions. * Develops and implements plans of limited scope to support lean manufacturing through the client Production System. Designs operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation. * Participates in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency. * Implements new manufacturing processes and technology. * Modifies existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans. In addition, you will: Improve Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Delivery through data driven proactive projects. Improve departmental Raw in Process (RIP) and Point of Usage (POU) inventory locations to facilitate part replenishment. Investigate quality issues, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions. Participate in PFMEA's and Control Plans. Apply mistake proofing methodology proactively to high risk processes and recurring quality nonconformance issues. Develop and modify Operator Method Sheets as required. Process Engineering Change Notifications using C-Projects. Support kitting through the use of SAP Cart. Develop and maintain Job Hazard Analyses to create awareness of safe and ergonomic work practices. Support Assembly & Manufacturing Execution System (AMES) and all manufacturing equipment in areas assigned. Implement 5-S into all areas of responsibility. Analyze, specify, procure, and implement production tooling and fixtures for new and existing processes. Support multi-functional Quality Improvement Teams tasked with improving overall assembly quality. What It Takes We need an excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technology, or equivalent experience. Skills that are desired are: 1-2 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Safety, and Ergonomics in Manufacturing. Proficiency in MS Office programs. Ability and willingness to work off-shift hours. Ability and willingness to work overtime upon request. A strong candidate will have: Proficiency in MPPlanner, CREO, Pro-E, AutoCAD, ME SAP functions, and AMES (software programs). Small capital project management and implementation Tool and fixture design Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, and DMAIC Experience in Hydraulics and Mix Model Line Design, and Line Balancing Experience relationship building with UAW shop floor employees 2 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience. Specific Position Requirements 1st shift 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM OT hours may be required if the client requested**Safety Shoes are needed for their first day As a Contingent Assembly Manufacturing Engineer , you will lead and actively participate in Continuous Improvement (CI). VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.