Alfa Laval Inc
Manufacturing Specialist (Engineering)
At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas and great ideas drive progress.
As a member of our team, you thrive in a truly diverse and inclusive workplace based on care and empowerment. You are here to make a difference. Constantly building bridges to the future with sustainable solutions that have an impact on our planet's most urgent problems. Making the world a better place every day.
About the position:
The Manufacturing Specialist will work with the Production Support Manager and manufacturing teams to improve the manufacturing throughput, quality, and costs of welded heat exchangers, and improvement projects relate to health and safety, including the following:
Conducts himself/herself in a considerate, professional, cooperative and helpful manner toward fellow employees, customers, vendors and visitors.
Complies with all company policies and procedures.
Follows all safety policies and company-wide safety requirements; encourages action assuring safe behavior; confronts unsafe behavior and conditions proactively and positively.
Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods, including welding.
Develop process, and all related tools and fixtures.
Plan and implement all process changes to increase capacity and improve productivity.
Continually look for improvements related to Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
Lead problem solving teams to address manufacturing related warranty, and rework issues.
Work toward continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes.
Develop and train operators and production personnel.
Use computer assisted engineering and design software to perform basic design tasks.
Implement welding and process related cost savings.
Assist in quality improvements for welding and manufacturing processes.
Assist with technical issues for programming, nesting, and operation of equipment.
What you know:
Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline preferred. Candidates with 5+ years of manufacturing with lean work experience will be considered, to include the following:
Basic welding knowledge desired
Demonstrated problem solving, analysis, and troubleshooting skills.
Experience working with SOPs/Work Instructions.
Experience working with CAM software (Sigma Nest, Omni Win, Esprit)
Experience with AutoCAD, Inventor and/or SolidWorks
Experience with MS Office Suites.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Minimal or occasional travel may be required
Physical & Environmental Factors
Physical Requirements (lifting, climbing, standing, equipment use):
Shop environment with frequent walking throughout the day
Safety equipment required when present on shop floor – footwear, hearing, eyewear.
Environmental Factors (hazardous materials, work location, work surfaces, exposure):
What's in it for you:
We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval's future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more. At Alfa Laval, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine your total compensation package. We rely on market indicators and consider your specific job, background, skills, and experience to get it right. The base salary for this role is typically $63,435 - $89,000.