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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Safe Fleet
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Meet the Smart Safety CompanyAt Safe Fleet our name says it all. We make fleet vehicles - and everyone in and around them - safer. Our fleet safety platform brings together best-in-class products, ground-breaking technology, and a 100-year history of fleet know-how and innovation to solve the world's biggest fleet safety problems.We are re-defining what safety means for fleets of every type - from school buses to waste collection trucks, firefighting to utility vehicles, police cruisers to delivery vans.We are a fast-growing manufacturing, service, and technology company with over 1700 employees in over 20 locations across Canada and the US. We're looking for motivated self-starters with innovative thinking to join our team and help us achieve our growth and performance goals. Sound like you? Pull Tarps, a proud Safe Fleet company, is the leading manufacturer of electric tarp systems, tarps, gear motor technology and automated power solutions.--Pull Tarps, a Roll Rite, LLC company, designs and manufactures state-of-the-art automated tarp systems and components for the heavy duty trucking industry serving the Construction, Agriculture, Refuse & Recycling Markets.Work for the Smart Safety CompanyTitle:--Manufacturing EngineerLocation: Pull Tarps, El Cajon, CaliforniaSummary: The Manufacturing Engineer--is a technically-oriented problem solver who uses their knowledge and experience to drive the production of Pull Tarps products.--The successful candidate is a Lean Manufacturing leader who reads and analyzes blueprints or sketches to design and construct product; designs and fabricates gauges, jigs and fixtures; and operates CAD/CAM programming software. When required, the position operates machines to test and secure parts made using necessary gauging tools. The position requires a strong background in mechanical drafting and ability to read blue prints. The Manufacturing Engineer maintains an understanding of current technology as related to job responsibilities. Duties and Responsibilities:* Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.* Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.* Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.* Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.* Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.* Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.* Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.* Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.* Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.* Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data.* Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.* Performs other related duties as assigned.Competencies:* Dealing with Complexity* Hardware Specifications* Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement Methods and Procedures* Manufacturing Quality* Product Development* Presenting Technical Information* CAD/CAM Design* Lean ManufacturingSupervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.Work Environment: This position operates in an environment that may contain dust, noise, oils, greases, grinding debris, compressed air, metal shavings, propane and solvents.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.* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.* This job also requires the use of machines and hand tools necessary for tool and die fabrication, including lathe, milling machining, band saw, jig saw, drill press, filer, grinders, arc welder, brazing unit and other standard tools.* This position requires occasional heavy lifting for mold repair.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Travel: 0-5% travel is expected for this position.Required Education and Experience:* Experience working with CAD software.* Three+ years of experience with SolidWorks* Two - Four years' experience in this, or similar, manufacturing field.* A general understanding of other skilled trades such as welding, plumbing and electrical.* Strong technical math skills, especially trigonometry, to accurately perform machining operations and to calculate tapers, lands, fourth axis coordinates, etc.* Computer literacy education, including DOS, G-code programming, CAD and spreadsheet applications.* Knowledge of all extruders and the operation of all extrusion lines.* Basic knowledge of compound characteristics and their relation to flow and swell (i.e., tensile, udometer and polymer type).Preferred Education and Experience:Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school plus experience; or four to six years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. At Safe Fleet, you are empowered to build a career that will take you where you want to go. You'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the tools necessary to achieve personal success. We offer a comprehensive compensation package, including Medical, Dental and 401k match.We're a background check and pre-hire drug screen company where allowed by law. ?*Safe Fleet does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Safe Fleet, El Cajon , Manufacturing Engineer, Professions , El Cajon, California

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