Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
Deliver engineering and continuous improvement solutions to manufacturing operations in TN, OH and TX facilities. Develop and implement industrial tooling, fixtures, and processes. Evaluate, analyze, author, and justify capital equipment. Perform line, cell, and department layouts for continuous flow operations. Design and build assembly equipment and work cells for processes. Develop visual work instructions, standard work, tooling requirements, material flow and replenishment. PLC programming and process control development
Developed and implemented hardware validation systems for assembly operations. Designed and implemented company’s first vision system for 100% inspections. Designed and implemented PLC control poke yoke solutions for assembly processes. Successfully designed, developed and implemented lean manufacturing material flow and assembly work cells for producing Kenworth and Peterbilt truck products. Provide project management and APQP responsibility for new product introductions. Developed and implemented processes for the opening and production startup of expansion sister plants in OH and TX. Cost savings realized through process improvements average $300,000 per year 2012 -2016.