Manufacturing Engineer


Manufacturing Engineer Position Available (Direct Hire) - Dublin, VA

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for one of their top automotive clients in the Dublin, VA area.

**Relocation assistance is available**


Job Summary
The purposes of this position are to perform methods process implementation, training, and supply technical engineering support, as well as determines and implement appropriate manpower levels and placement, process methods and standards to resolve and implement change in support of daily manufacturing goals for the production facility.

Core Responsibilities

  • Trail, establish and supply technical engineering support for new process trials and current production product

  • Establishes and maintains the optimum production methods, standards, tooling and equipment for all assigned products and processes

  • Promotes manufacturing safety and efficiency through implementation of method/process change, ergonomic application and safety awareness

  • Collaborates with the materials organization on defining and refining material organization and placement using Lean Principles

  • Coordinates the introduction of new product and part changes in the area of responsibility, balancing work timing, processes and manpower requirements

  • Collaborates with cross-functional groups in Engineering and Materials in developing performing manufacturing design reviews, and processing design development and prototype builds

  • Identifies and implements methods, processes, and equipment using Lean Six Sigma methodology

  • Uses lessons learned to develop processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency in the area of responsibility

  • Implements and applies engineering standards and procedures in compliance with plant practices and policies

  • Analyzes and continuously evaluates and improves assembly efficiency through observation, investigation and critical problem solving

  • Identifies opportunities for cost and manpower reductions through assembly configuration and improvement

  • Establishes and maintains accurate production standards using determined time tools (MCTM or MOST)

  • Interfaces with plant personnel to accomplish timing, manpower and production goals

Required Competencies

  • Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others

  • Technical Learning: Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning a new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge - like Internet technology; does well in technical courses and seminars

  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers


Minimum Required Skills, Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering

  • Two (2) years of manufacturing experience with educational requirements

  • Four (4) years of manufacturing experience without educational requirements

  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Extensive knowledge of engineering concepts, manufacturing, the product, production standards, and efficiency optimization tools

  • Proven ability to react to issues impacting production with a sense of urgency, promptly  assessing the issue and developing a feasible action plan and following it through to successful completion

  • Experience in a team-based environment

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Proven ability to review and apply technical specifications and requirements to the assembly operation

  • Possesses strong analytical skills and demonstrated the focus on process and Lean Manufacturing concepts

Why Kelly®?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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