September 01, 2016

Manufacturing Engineer

Parker Hannifin Corporation - OTSEGO, MI

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With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world.


Position Summary:To develop and evaluate new processes and improve current process capability, efficiency, and overall productivity in all areas of manufacturing in support of the Corporate Win Strategy.Develops innovative solutions to complex engineering and manufacturing production problems through identification and implementation of advanced manufacturing processes including conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials, conferring with suppliers, and soliciting observations from the operators/production technicians. Refines and enhances processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to areas of production. Recommends product changes/improvements to product engineers.Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout. Coordinates input that may cross multiple teams or areas; makes recommendations, and implements changes.Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements. Determines root cause of failure using statistical methods (e.g., design of experiment, SPC) that may result in changes in design, tolerance, or processing methods.Evaluates capital equipment investments and prepares cost justifications. Designs and prepares concept drawings of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment. Manages the overall implementations of capital equipment projects.Develops tooling and fixtures for new products and processes and works with tooling vendors to supply such designs.Identifies and implements solutions for issues relating to safety, quality, productivity, and cost reductions.Prepares documentation for new manufacturing processes and engineering procedures. Prepares reports summarizing analyzed process information and trends. Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents Company on specific projects, leads and participates on project teams.


Bachelors Degree in related Engineering or Technology field and 3 to 5 years of related experience required. Good math skills and familiarity with personal computer and CAD software required. Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to use basic measuring tools, and hands-on capabilities to work on projects without supervision. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes preferred. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, project management, FMEAs, and quality systems experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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