McLaughlin Body Company
  • McLaughlin Body Co - Production, Rock Island
  • Rock Island, IL, USA
  • Salary

SUMMARY

The position would be responsible for coordination of new product launches, continuous improvement activities within the manufacturing with special emphasis on welding. General responsibilities include manufacturing support for weld audits, issues on the floor, engineering changes or quality issues, set up reduction, cost improvement, tool and fixture design and adherence to commercial and military weld requirements. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Perform  engineering  tasks  and  handle  designated  projects  to  directly support  manufacturing  operations. 
  • Development and maintenance of manufacturing processes which include: weld, metal finish, light assembly, painting/coating, and various inspection processes to meet internal and customer specifications
  • Preparation, review, approval and release of written welding procedures in accordance with specifications and welding qualifications.
  • Qualification and documentation of welding procedures.
  • Occasional oversight of welders, and welding operators on critical weld operations.
  • Identification, design, procurement, and implementation of appropriate fixtures, tooling,  and/or process needs.
  • Coordinate activities with outside vendors and be willing to travel as necessary to meet with vendors and customers.
  • Confer with other supervisors and managers to coordinate quality improvements and investigate root cause of quality problems and implement corrective action.  
  • Continually monitor the employees for safe working conditions and suggest productivity improvements.
  • Participate on cross functional teams to address and resolve manufacturing problems, and ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of productivity, methods, processes, and quality.

 

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.

 

Education and/Or Experience

Must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering or a similar technical degree, proven experience in reading AWS and Military weld specifications, proficient in Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), minimum of 3 years of experience in using CAD software, preferably ProE/Creo, able to interpret and communicate Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, cross functional team resolution of production fit and form issues, bill of material errors, and manufacturing routing changes using root cause analysis tools.

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 sit and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, bend and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the 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 occasionally works near moving mechanical machines and in atmospheric conditions occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate except for when in the production facilities.  Required PPE: When in the production facility; Safety glasses w/ side shields and protective footwear with steel toe are required.  Hearing protection is required in designated areas.

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