Manufacturing Engineer in Chambersburg PA at TB Wood's

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global designer and manufacturer of quality power transmission and motion control products utilized on a wide variety of industrial drivetrain applications.

Founded in 1857, TB Wood’s has grown to become a global leader in the design and manufacturer of industrial couplings and belted drive solutions. TB Wood’s foundry operations are capable of producing gray and ductile iron parts up to 10,000 lbs. per cast part. Reliable TB Wood’s products are utilized in many key markets including food & beverage, energy, wastewater, concrete, metals, pulp & paper and material handling on applications such as conveyor systems, rolling mills, pumps, compressors, palletizers, de-barkers, printing equipment, fans & blowers, machine tools, and mixers.  Learn more information at https://www.altramotion.com/our-brands/tb-woods-incorporated.

The Manufacturing Engineer will measure, analyze, improve, and standardize manufacturing processes in the foundry.  They will have a hands-on understanding of the process and they will define process information for newly released parts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for establishing the process definition for new parts and verifying the production process produces a quality part. Provide gate and riser design and utilize solidification software when necessary.
  • Responsible for evaluating defects, determining root cause, developing counter-measures, and implementing corrective actions.
  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing data to understand process performance and the sources of variation. Then, improve the process by implementing effective controls.
  • Create, audit and improve standard work and job breakdown information in conjunction with the area leader.
  • Work with maintenance and area leaders in evaluating equipment and processes.
  • Lead capital projects through requirement definition, option selection, justification, and implementation.
  • Actively support the needs of production personnel.
  • Lead and actively participate in continuous improvement, problem-solving and Kaizen activities
  • Interfaces with pattern shop, melt, production, quality, maintenance and product engineering personnel.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Structured, root cause problem-solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Ability to simply explain complex topics.
  • Excellent user of MS Office
  • Positive teamwork orientation
  • Go and see, hands-on understanding of the process
  • Fundamental understanding of lean principles
  • Project management
  • Multitasking

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required.
  • 3 years’ relevant experience in a manufacturing operation required.
  • Experience in an iron sand cast foundry preferred.
  • Lean manufacturing experience in a foundry/machine shop preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills resulting in measure improvement and sustainability.

Physical Demand and Work Environment:

Work environment includes regular exposure to noise levels at or above 85 decibels, dust particles, light radiation, paint or oil products, and weather changes. Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required to be worn during shift.  Primarily in the foundry environment, secondarily performing office work.

Physical requirements include standing and walking for long periods of time, navigating elevated walkways and lifting, bending, and kneeling.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com.