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Manufacturing Engineer (Puyallup, WA)

Company: Red Dot Corporation
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

**PLEASE NOTE: Initially, this role will report to Tukwila Washington. Effective January 2023, Red Dot Headquarters will be relocating from Tukwila, Washington to Puyallup, Washington. New address is: 2504 East Main Ave, Puyallup, WA 98372 Red Dot Corporation, a global leading manufacturer of premium mobile HVAC units and components for heavy-duty commercial and military vehicles, is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer.Manufacturing EngineerDepartment:Manufacturing EngineeringReports to:Manufacturing Engineering ManagerFLSA Status: ExemptSummary Description: Assists to develop and improve manufacturing methods, processes and procedures designed to reduce waste, improve productivity and enhance product quality. Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):To improve product flow and manufacturing efficiency by the implementation of Tooling, Manufacturing aids and capital equipment against time and cost targets.To create and update a key project list of work in line with the agreed expectation of their line supervisor.To support all lean activities and Kaizen events.To liaise with design engineering on all aspects of new product introduction and manufacturing capability.To prepare and present metrics of project benefits and the ongoing sustaining tools they are measured by.To support APQP process of New Products.Perform initial manufacturing of new & revised products.Other duties as assignedKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:Act as an ambassador and project a good company image at all times maintaining a positive, solution-oriented approach. Is knowledgeable of company policies and quality procedures. Ensures all areas are maintained in accordance with company policy, state, federal and regulating entities.Is aware of and actively supports the achievement of departmental goals. Implement new company initiatives as assigned.Provide internal and on-site customer support and problem solving as a work product/services expert. Make recommendations to management regarding solutions. Able to work effectively both individually and in a team with minimal supervision; able to make decisions using own initiative based on company policy and regulating entities. Give regular updates to direct supervisor regarding progress and non-routine occurrences that may disrupt work schedule.Ensure knowledge of the appropriate safety, security and environmental revisions. Handle relevant equipment with care, being concerned with safety and security. Immediately report safety concerns to Supervisor/Lead.Ensure a professional appearance, use professional verbiage and maintain appropriate body language.Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume regulated environment applying strong attention to detail. Ability to analyze issues, troubleshoot, problem-solve and effectively and efficiently make decisions.Strong communication skills with external and internal personnel to include: Active listening skills; ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.Ability to clearly explain technical subjects to internal and external personnel.Strive for clarity and for alleviation of tension when the need arises.Able to be effective in a wide range of cultural groups and cross-cultural relationships and have the ability to communicate clearly to non-native speakers.Able to work in a progressive, fast-paced environment and amongst multiple interruptions and competing demands.Continue own education by staying informed of industry trends and learning new skills when possible.PM9

Level Requirements (Minimum):EducationA BS degree in an engineering discipline appropriate to manufacturing and assembly. 4-5 years Red Dot experience may substitute.Experience2-5 year's experience in a manufacturing settingMust be able to use PC data base, spread sheet and word processing software, AUTOCAD/CreoMust have knowledge of materials, fabrication processes, production methods and quality standards.Lean Manufacturing, 5S, metal fabrication, brazing, welding, and hands-on machine shop experience is highly desirableAbility to clearly communicate with associates and customers, as well as make presentations to Management.Ability to solve technical problems relative to manufacturing process.Ability to use hand and basic power tools Physical Requirements: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:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to sit or stand at computer for extended periods of time The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Sufficient manual dexterity and motor control to use common drafting implements and calculators.Red Dot Corporation offers the following total compensation package for this role:Paid Sick Time/Paid Sick and Safe Time.Personal Time Off (PTO)Average of 14 paid holidays per year.Employer sponsored PPO Medical Plans, with employer subsidized premiums of at least 70% for non-tobacco users.Employer sponsored PPO Dental Plans dental, with employer subsidized premiums of at least 70% for non-tobacco users.Employer sponsored Vision Plans.Free Employee Assistance Program to all employees.Free Benefit Advocate access for insurance benefit inquiries.401(k) employer contribution of 3% of annual salary*, regardless of participation.100% ESOP Company, with vesting beginning after 1,000 hours.Employer Paid Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) premiums.Employer Paid Long Term Disability Insurance premiums.Employer Paid Washington State FML payroll taxes.Voluntary Benefits such as: Flexible Spending Accounts, Daycare Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, etc.Salary Grade** for this role is as follows:Min: $60,000/annualMid: $79,000/annualMax: $98,000/annual*Subject to all local, state and federal regulatory limits** Salary grade levels and placement are all based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: applicable experience, education, skill set, market.Red Dot is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.PI197740278

Keywords: Red Dot Corporation, Seattle , Manufacturing Engineer (Puyallup, WA), Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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