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Company: Talent Software Services, Inc.
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Assembly Automation Engineer

Job Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a Assembly Automation Engineerfor a contract position in Lubbock, TX. Opportunity will be four months with a strong chance for a long-term extension.

Position Summary:
Join us as we transform our assembly operation from manual or semi-automated processes to fully automated process. Apply your knowledge of automation, robotics, and assembly process to shape the future in client's flagship fire suppression sprinkler facility. Whether the products are brand new innovations in the market, or existing products, client. is striving to maximize product quality and lower costs while always meeting our goal of Zero Harm to people and the environment. At client, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Develop, evaluate and improve assembly methods and processes for the purpose of sustaining the manufacture of existing products as well as the introduction of new products.
  • Continuously improve current production methods using Six-Sigma methodologies and utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, assembly processes, tooling, and production equipment capabilities, automated assembly methods and quality control standards. -25%
  • Lead capital equipment projects to design, justify, and coordinate the implementation of innovative automated assembly and test processes. Specify equipment, document economic justifications, and submit requests for capital projects. -20%
  • Conduct detailed assembly process design work, including assembly workstation layouts, assembly work cell layouts, tooling, assembly fixtures, gauging, automated assembly system programming, and documentation. -15%
  • Assess new product concepts and designs for ease of assembly and manufacturability and provide such assessment and recommendations to R&D/Product Engineering. -10%
  • Support Cost-Out, VA/VE, Safety, Kaizen, and other initiatives. -10%
  • Conceive methods and processes to assemble new products in the safest manner, at the desired quality standards, and at the lowest cost to meet projected demand in a timely manner. -10%
  • Develop bills of materials and production routers for productions assemblies including time studies and workflow analysis based on engineering drawings. -5%
  • Provide technical know-how to troubleshoot problems in current production -5%
  • The Manufacturing Assembly Automation Engineer is solely responsible for qualifying new or modified product through the processes under their purview. (Percentages work estimate is contained above as Qualifications might be done for a number of reasons)

  • Advanced understanding of assembly processes for high volume, engineered products. Preferred experience includes automated assembly and testing.
  • Experience supporting high volume automated and manual assembly and test operations including design and implementation of automated assembly and test and optical inspection systems.
  • Experience in developing automated assembly and test system including capital justifications and funding requests.
  • Experience implementing new products into high volume automated and manual assembly and test operation using a variety of design for manufacturing tools.
  • Experience leading Kaizen events and managing projects for cost savings including identification, justification and implementation of capital equipment.
  • Experience with solder operations, powder-coating, laser-marking a plus.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing and be able to read and write business policies, procedures, manuals, blueprints and other correspondence.
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills. Experience in concurrent engineering environment will be a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of computer-aided design software such as SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in the use of multiple software applications that include Word, Excel, and others.
  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical assembly techniques, controls, and automation.
  • Preferred:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields of study: Mechanical Engineering or MET, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering - preferred
  • Preferred candidates will possess the required educational background and 5+ years' experience supporting assembly operations in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean certification a plus.

If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application!

Providing consulting opportunities to TALENTed people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. Let's talk!

Keywords: Talent Software Services, Inc., Lubbock , Engineer, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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