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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Burton Mill Solutions
Location: Ridgefield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

$3,000 Retention Bonus Offered!In 2021, Wood Fiber Group (now Burton Mill Solutions) and USNR merged to form Wood Technologies International, the world's most comprehensive supplier of modern lumber processing equipment, technology, and essential tooling. Wood Technologies International includes an unprecedented range of technical expertise and wood processing technology, from saws and knives to machinery and automation to process engineering and mill flow.Employees are the foundation of our Company's success going back 100+ years. We are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customers, and good relationships with our employees. We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of dedicated employees at our new state-of-the-art facility in Ridgefield, WA, as part of our Burton Mill Solutions division. Come and grow with us!In this role, you will be responsible for complex engineering projects involving the development of manufacturing methods and processes to efficiently and effectively produce a variety of company product lines. You will investigate, establish, and implement requirements for equipment, tooling, materials, and methods of manufacturing including make of buy decisions and facility layout as required for new or revised product, from pilot runs through normal production. You will work with shop supervisors and other engineering functions and investigate and recommend alternatives to product designs.How You Will Make a Positive Impact:

  • Apply practical knowledge of machining, fabrication, electrical circuits, and general machine design principals and components.
  • Apply engineering fundamentals and principles, including but not limited to organization of data engineering calculations
  • Provide hands-on engineering to help design innovative and technically sophisticated machine tools
  • Prepare conceptual sketches related to operations
  • Initiate and expedite engineering changes resulting from project assignment evaluation
  • Responsible for the disposition of inventory when it becomes obsolete due to product life cycle or engineering changes.
  • Enter transactions in system(s) to maintain inventory records
  • Establish purchasing programs which support "build to order"
  • Identify components that can be managed with supplier stocking programs and work with purchasing to implement their use
  • Establish "build to order" techniques that reduce product lead time and implement their use
  • Establish pull systems to manage "build to order" components
  • Develop flat BOM structures with "M" phantoms to increase workflow
  • Process ECN (Engineering Change Notice) changes including affectivity dates, product costs, and BOM changes
  • Make routing changes to accommodate "build to order" processes
  • Work with VPs and Plant Managers to develop site plan for each manufacturing plant
  • Act as a committed partner in LEAN. Actively participate in LEAN training as requested, provide observations and suggestions, implement continuous improvements and waste elimination, and promote and adhere to safety standards of the company. Coach and train employees in lean principles.
  • Check and respond to email regularly and in a timely fashion to meet the needs of employees as well as internal and external customersThe Value You Bring:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
    • At least 3 years of experience in plant/facility operations or equivalent work experience
    • Prefer experience with Solidworks
    • Practical knowledge of machining, fabrication, electrical circuits, and general machine design principals and components
    • Able to speak, read, and write English with ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with detail and clarity. Must be able to effectively and influentially speak and present to small and large groups as well as individuals at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to efficiently utilize various computer systems and applications to complete job functions
    • Ability to accurately apply basic to intermediate math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, etc.)
    • Ability to understand, model, and coach employees on the application of general LEAN concepts
      • Must have the ability to influence, demonstrate empathy by actively listening, have a learning mindset and patient demeanor, escalate and de-escalate matters as needed, maintain integrity, and work towards effective resolutions
      • Must have analytical problem-solving skills and ability to apply critical thinking skills
        • Ability to effectively multi-task, work well under pressure, adapt to constant and frequent change, and apply effective time management and prioritization skills
        • Must have excellent problem solving, planning, and organizational skills
        • Ability to show good judgment as relates to work quality, performance, and people interactions
        • Ability to effectively work with a sense of urgency while multi-tasking and maintaining professionalism
        • Must be able and willing to work overtime and weekends when neededOur Benefits:
          Medical, dental, and vision insurance available to employees and their dependents -on the 1st of month following date of hireOptional flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)Company-paid basic life and short-term disability insurance -with employee-paid options for additional life insurance and long-term disabilityUp to $300 per year in wellness activity reimbursement -401(k) with 3% annual Safe Harbor contribution plus 1% matchUp to 96 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) accrued per year with no waiting period to use accrued time8 paid scheduled holidays and 1 paid floating holiday per calendar year -Up to $5,250 per year tuition reimbursement for continuing educationAnnual reimbursement for safety boots and safety glasses -This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties, responsibilities, and activities. It is intended to provide a summary of the position's general scope and function within the company. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Burton Mill Solutions and its affiliates offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for growth. We take pride in and value diversity in our workforce, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.Burton Mill Solutions will only employ individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship, currently or in the future.Current employees of Burton Mill Solutions and affiliates, and rehires within less than one year, are not eligible for the retention bonus.To learn more about our company, and the products and services we provide, please visit . - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Burton Mill Solutions, Portland , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Ridgefield, Oregon

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