Manufacturing Process Technician
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Job Title: Manufacturing Process Technician
Location: Ames, Iowa
Job Summary of the Manufacturing Process Technician: Oversee and optimize manufacturing processes, enhance production efficiency, reduce waste, ensure products meet quality and safety standards.
Job Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Process Technician:
- Develops or revises standard operational and working practices.
- Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
§ Examines documents such as blueprints, drawings, change orders and specifications to verify completeness and accuracy of data.
§ Responsible for identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects to improve safety, quality, delivery and cost of his/her assigned manufacturing operations.
§ Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
- Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
§ Utilize data analysis tools to analyze current manufacturing processes to identify areas for improvement, including inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and potential safety hazards.
§ Develop and design optimized manufacturing processes that improve production efficiency, reduce costs, and ensure product quality.
§ Implement strategies for continuous process improvement, including the integration of new technologies and methodologies.
§ Provide training to manufacturing personnel on new processes and procedures, ensuring their understanding and adherence to safety protocols.
§ Maintain comprehensive documentation of manufacturing processes, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and process manuals.
Education & Experience of the Manufacturing Process Technician:
§ Must have a comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and various processes, tools and related manufacturing equipment.
§ Personal computer experience required with emphasis on usage on Microsoft Office Suite.
§ Preferred experience with ERP/MRP applications.
§ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assess complex manufacturing processes and identify areas for improvement.