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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 1/28/2017

NTN Bearing of America Elgin, IL

Elgin, IL
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


SUMMARY Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, equipment, methods and controls; develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training.
Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.
Prepares and presents plans for the above and coordinate deployment including training of team members.

* Improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training.

* Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.

* Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of equipment.

* Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.

* Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.

* Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

* Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Technical Capacity.

* Knowledge of Grinding process (Grinding machine)

* Knowledge of Turning process (CNC machine)

* Understanding of assembly process

* Problem Solving/Analysis/Troubleshooting.

* Performance Management.

* Leadership.

* Communication Proficiency.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Manufacturing Engineering or related field; or three to four years related experience in at least one of the following processes: Grinding, Turning and/Assembly.

Experience and/or training in safe work environments, capital improvement, and maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations.

Computer assisted design (CAD) proficiency.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situationS.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

COMPUTER SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Bump caps, steel toe safety shoes, and safety glasses are required in all production areas. Hearing protection is encouraged and may be required in specific areas.

NTN offers competitive wages and a benefits package that includes health, dental, life, 401K, paid holidays & vacation.


NTN Values a diverse workforce and is an EOE..