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VIVA USA Inc Manufacturing Engineer in Ankeny, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIAME1522 Location: Ankeny, IA Duration: 15.0 months Description Description: MAJOR PURPOSE: Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process. Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise product delivery process or the enterprise order fullment process. At this level, projects are of limited scope and responsibility; work plans and decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers. May assign coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel and contractors. MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job. * Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks. * Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of limited scope. * Identifies and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of limited scope. * Works with electronic tools to perform engineering functions. * Develops and implements plans of limited scope to support lean manufacturing through the client Production System. Designs operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation. * Participates in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency. * Implements new manufacturing processes and technology. * Modifies existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans. MAJOR DUTIES: Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current welding operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks. Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of limited scope. Identifies and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of limited scope. Works with electronic tools to perform engineering functions (3D computer modeling). Develops and implements plans of limited scope to support lean manufacturing through the client Production System. Designs operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation. Participates in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency. Implements new manufacturing processes and technology. QUALIFICATIONS: Background in Engineering (weld processes/applications, mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.) Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities EDUCATION: Formal education or training required to perform the essential functions of the job. Includes degrees, certifications, licenses and/or registration requirements. Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent) RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: Experience in one or more related engineering areas: welding, industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, quality Experience in Project management and business planning. Small strategic projects or larger tactical projects with medium complexity. Experience with engineering tools, systems and databases Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools Position may require driving the client owned Gator after successfully completing training. Specific Position Requirements 1st shift 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Possible overtime before and end of shift along with weekend hours. Safety shoes with internal metatarsal protection required. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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