Manufacturing Project Engineer

Ducommun Incorporated Joplin , MO 64802

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

  • Contribute program and engineering expertise for facility.

  • Assist in establishing operational methods and work standards using various measurement techniques

  • Analyze existing operations and propose cost-justified improvements

  • Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel, and equipment

  • Analyze work station designs for ergonomic compliance

  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record-keeping systems

  • Develop work simplification methods and job aids

  • Collaborate with engineering, purchasing, and contract management to establish production layouts and procedures to meet customer requirements

  • May perform design on special projects as needed

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

  • Perform other assignments as required

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:

  • 4-year technical degree in industrial engineering is preferred; an appropriate 2-year degree may be considered
  • 2-4 years experience in providing engineering support in electronics manufacturing preferred

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards

  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical

  • Required: able to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Prior experience with an ISO-9000 AS-9000 environment is a plus

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities

  • Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired

  • Working knowledge at an intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Microsoft Project

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving

  • Flexible with high energy, able to handle multiple tasks smoothly

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities Lift /Carry


  • Frequently 10 lbs or less

  • Frequently


  • Occasionally 11-20 lbs Frequently


  • Frequently 21-50 lbs

  • Occasionally

Climb Occasionally 51-100 lbs

  • Occasionally


  • N/A Over 100 lbs

  • N/A

Squat or Kneel

  • Occasionally


  • Occasionally Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation

  • Frequently 10 lbs or less

  • Occasionally

Reach Outward

  • Frequently 10-20 lbs

  • Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder

  • Occasionally 20-50 lbs

  • Occasionally


  • N/A 50-100 lbs

  • Occasionally

Over 100 lbs

  • N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation


  • Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)


  • Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)


  • Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

  • Moderate noise levels

  • Light manufacturing environment

  • Occasional overnight travel extended for durations of up to five days

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    1505 Maiden Lane

Joplin, Missouri, 64801

United States

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