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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Manufacturing Engineer II (Middleton)
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Middleton

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer II in Middleton, TN.  This role will research, design and develop optimal, cost-effective processes and methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards using LEAN principles.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Research, design and develop optimal, cost-effective processes and methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards using LEAN principles
  • Support SQDC and participate in Rapid Improvement Events
  • Prepare facility layouts as needed
  • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes
  • Conduct time studies of production to develop standard work for production cells and to create and maintain SOPs
  • Process Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) for new and improved products
  • Manage moderate to large capital projects including writing capital requests and installation of new equipment
  • Monitor quality discrepancies, identify trends and investigate quality problems and implement corrective actions
  • Develop and maintain SOP’s and Standard Work for assigned operations
  • Interfaces with Product Engineering, Logistics, Operations and vendor
  • Performs work that varies in difficulty while applying fundamental concepts, practices and procedures under supervision with limited responsibility
  • Order tooling and fixtures needed in assigned department
  • Resolve quality issues including field complaints, warranty issues and defective parts
  • Work with Procurement to conduct make/buy analysis for all new parts
  • Prepare cost estimates for Accounting
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field is required
  • Three or more years’ engineering experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Knowledge of fabrication and machining required
  • Demonstrated effective decision making skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others required
  • Must possess strong effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD and SolidWorks preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high mix/volume manufacturing methods, procedures and cost-reduction techniques using Lean manufacturing tools: including 6S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Cellular Manufacturing and Kaizen events
  • Requires less than 10% travel
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer II in Middleton, TN.  This role will research, design and develop optimal, cost-effective processes and methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards using LEAN principles.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Research, design and develop optimal, cost-effective processes and methods in accordance with specifications and quality standards using LEAN principles
  • Support SQDC and participate in Rapid Improvement Events
  • Prepare facility layouts as needed
  • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes
  • Conduct time studies of production to develop standard work for production cells and to create and maintain SOPs
  • Process Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) for new and improved products
  • Manage moderate to large capital projects including writing capital requests and installation of new equipment
  • Monitor quality discrepancies, identify trends and investigate quality problems and implement corrective actions
  • Develop and maintain SOP’s and Standard Work for assigned operations
  • Interfaces with Product Engineering, Logistics, Operations and vendor
  • Performs work that varies in difficulty while applying fundamental concepts, practices and procedures under supervision with limited responsibility
  • Order tooling and fixtures needed in assigned department
  • Resolve quality issues including field complaints, warranty issues and defective parts
  • Work with Procurement to conduct make/buy analysis for all new parts
  • Prepare cost estimates for Accounting
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
Your profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field is required
  • Three or more years’ engineering experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Knowledge of fabrication and machining required
  • Demonstrated effective decision making skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others required
  • Must possess strong effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD and SolidWorks preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high mix/volume manufacturing methods, procedures and cost-reduction techniques using Lean manufacturing tools: including 6S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Cellular Manufacturing and Kaizen events
  • Requires less than 10% travel
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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