Manufacturing Engineer I in Lewisburg, TN at Calsonic Kansei

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


This position will generally support all manufacturing groups by maintaining and improving existing processes to meet all CKNA quality goals and customer needs.


• Maintain and improve manufacturing processes to support new product launch activities and current process.
• Maintain and improve essential line documents (routers, work instructions, other documentation) to support processes.
• Report preparation, meetings and general paperwork (TPDS, MCN, and Rework Procedures).
• Manufacturing process trial and improvements – creating and implementing problem/cause/countermeasures strategy and evaluating defects.
• QS documentation and 5S condition – including completing run at rate forms, fixed asset transfer forms, equipment run off check sheets, etc…
• Cost savings activities – including executing value added/value engineered and profit retention projects, decreasing downtime via engineering improvements, developing manning reduction plans and scrap reduction.
• Manufacturing Production Line Support (Equipment, quality, efficiency, maintenance, etc..) and technical guidance.
• Equipment/Product Improvement (Standard Time, Quality, Error Proof)
• Conducts Motion & Time Studies and provides Routine Maintenance as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned

The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.


This work is performed in general manufacturing and office environment.


Job Requirements


The incumbent must:
• Have a high school diploma or GED.
• Have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and up to two years of experience in related field -or-
• A Master’s Degree and up to one year of experience in related field.
• Certification may be required in some areas.
• Have experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications.
• Have strong communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs.
• Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug test.
• Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.


Intermediate to advanced experience (beyond basic data entry) working with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint and other presentation applications and / or software.

CKNA reserves the right to revise this Job Description, as it deems necessary.