Greater Charleston area is seeking driven individual to fill programming engineer position. Ideal candidate has 2 – 8 years of experience in the field.
Additionally, position requires:
CNC programming and robotics experience, industry agnostic
Project management experience
Proficiency with CAD, CAM and MS Project software
Experience with management or assisting management of a robotics line, industry agnostic
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Science or Engineering from a four-year college or university and three to five years related experience and/or training; or Associate’s degree in Science or Engineering from a two-year college or university and five to seven years related experience and/or training or high school diploma or GED and seven years related experience and/or training.
Compensation based on experience.
To put the most appropriate working methods in place which ensure the safe and
efficient operation of the plant.
To support production to ensure that Customer demands are fully met.
To recommend and implement solutions to the day-to-day operational, quality and
To recommend, plan, design and implement methods, tooling and equipment to
improve operational performance and quality, whilst ensuring that products are
produced at the lowest possible cost.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be
To ensure working methods and appropriate process documentation are in place for
all equipment and operations in the factory and that they are efficient and safe.
To assist in the training of Operators to current or new working methods to ensure
that all personnel are competent to perform the tasks.
To carry out the detailed analysis of all production faults to determine root causes,
preventative and corrective actions and to methodically eliminate faults using
modern problem solving techniques.
To have full knowledge and understanding of modern CNC machinery.
To have high level of programming skills, including knowledge of CAD/CAM
To analyze work force utilization, space requirements and work flow to recommend
and implement improved equipment and workspace layout to give maximum
To strives for, and implement, development and improvement work to give
increased production efficiency and improved quality, while reducing costs.
To ensure new products, or revisions to existing, are introduced into production in a
timely and cost effective manner and that all production or quality related issues are
debugged prior to SOP.
To assist in Supplier development for cost, performance and quality improvements.
To manage the design, source, implementation, validation and debugging of tooling
and capital equipment.
To ensure that all engineering drawings are managed and kept up to date following
any changes or new introductions to tooling or equipment.
To work in a professional and respectful manner.
To assist in the early detection of any deterioration in the performance of machinery, tools and equipment through the use and understanding of SPC.
To ensure the principles of 5S are followed in their own area of work, wherever that work may be in the factory.
To understand and apply SMED principles to reduce changeover time.
To implement TPM throughout the factory, when required.
To carry out manufacturing feasibility studies, including design reviews, on new products, estimate production times, staffing, material requirements and related costs to provide information for costing purposes.
Keep surrounding work area clean, safe and well organized.
Alternative scheduling may be required due to nature of job.
Self-motivated and have a sincere desire to excel in the performance of the duties.
Co-operative, works well with, and is prepared to help, others.
Willing to share knowledge and teach all other members of the Engineering team and operators as required.
Demonstrates a team building attitude and has a strong desire to contribute to the success of the Engineering Team.
Able to communicate effectively and interact well with people at all levels of the organization.
Views education in one’s field as a life-long learning process and is constantly looking for ways to improve skills and personal performance.
To assist in the development and implementation of the quality management system and continually improve its effectiveness, in order for the Company to reach the objectives set out in the Quality Policy.
To assist the HS&E Co-coordinator in the implementation of the HS&E Management System and take an active role in raising the Company’s HS&E performance.
To ensure adherence to the company HS&E Policy and objectives and comply with your specific legal duties applicable to your role in collaboration with Group HS&E support
Materials / Tools:
Quality systems manual.
Current ISO / TS 16949
General quality assurance methods – SPC, FMEA, trials, audits etc.
World Class Manufacturing Tools – 5s, SMED. Hoshin, Kanban etc.