• Posted on: Jan 17, 2024
  • Location: Pocahontas, AR
  • Job ID: 875985e9
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Posted on: Jan 17, 2024
  • Location: Pocahontas, AR
  • Job ID: 875985e9
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering, Manufacturing

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Manufacturing Engineer   $90-95k per year + Relocation up to $10k

Pocahontas, AR

Full Time


Our client is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to support the Pocahontas, AR facility (relocation available) to provide technical leadership, direction, and engineering support for the safe manufacturing of high-volume nails, that meet or exceed quality requirements and business goals and objectives.  Manages directly or indirectly 5 to 12 hourly maintenance workers, who install, maintain, and repair production and ancillary machines, equipment, and systems within the plant. Serves as a member of and provides support to ad-hoc project teams, and other cross-functional teams on manufacturing projects.  The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost.



» Collaborative work environment


Primary Responsibilities:

» Responsible for collecting and reviewing production data from production cells to ensure implemented process improvements are sustained.


» Research, develop, and implement measurable process improvements and cost reduction strategies within specified time frames.


» Identify and support production quality processes and procedures to increase production throughput and eliminate impact to the customer.


» Participate, lead and facilitate Kaizen events to improve internal LEAN manufacturing processes to increase production’s efficiency and quality.


» Train production operators on lean principles and manufacturing processes to increase production’s efficiency and quality.


» Work with Cross-Functional teams in the planning and designing of new products to ensure new products are designed for manufacturability.


» Research and review industry trends and technological advancements for products and processes.


» Ensure that the facility operates within all applicable legal, safety, and environmental requirements.


» Develop, document and maintain process plans and machine operating instructions.


» Maintain building and grounds.


» Identify, lead and develop talent in order to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness in meeting company goals.


» Perform various administrative responsibilities such as timely reporting, meetings, project management, developing safe work methods, interfacing with OSHA, EPA, emergency response teams, risk management and loss protection.


» Other duties as required.



» Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline with at least 3-5 years of experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment, required.


» Increasing level of responsibilities in managing matters and resolving issues related to building and grounds maintenance, equipment and tooling design and modification, production equipment acquisition, installation and maintenance, project management, and supervision.


» Knowledge and application of design, engineering and technology, computers and electronics, technology design, and problem-solving.


» Capable of working with CAD/3D preferably SolidWorks.


» Working knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance practices/principles.


» Experience in Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM), lean management, Six Sigma or equivalent. Continuous improvement program experience, required.


» CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT – Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact.


» DRIVING FOR RESULTS – Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goal attainment; tenaciously working to meet or exceed those goals while deriving satisfaction from the process of goal achievement and continuous improvement.


» PLANNING AND ORGANIZING – Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.


» COACHING – Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.


» SAFETY AWARENESS – Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.



» Monday – Friday Day Shift


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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