Conn-Selmer, Inc. is the leading U.S. manufacturer of musical instruments for student, amateur and professional use encompassing a brand portfolio of Vincent Bach, C.G. Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Scherl & Roth; and is also the North American Distributor of Henri Selmer Paris woodwinds, and Yanagisawa saxophones.
Join our team of entrepreneurial leaders, innovative manufacturers and passionate music educators seeking to improve the music industry worldwide. With a focus on quality craftsmanship and superior musical performance, we empower the next generation of talent to make their mark on the future of the world's most-loved musical brands.
We have an opening within our Engineering team for a Process Engineer. The position is based in Elkhart, Indiana at our South Production facility and reports to the Plant Manager.
This position is to support the reduction of manufacturing cost while increasing productivity using developed manufacturing skills under the direction of the Plant Manager.
Determine operations required to procedure products and develop processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency.
Analyze production processes, procedures, tooling and equipment to determine capacity to perform at required level
Develop and implement LEAN work cells and material flow
Actively participate in Kaizen support efforts
Process improvements that result in realized cost savings
Provide expertise in areas of machining, material flow and process flow
Develop innovative ideas ad alternative methods to be cost competitive
Construct RFE's with ROI
Assist with value stream mapping and utilization calculations
Calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and drive gains
Working with Quality to determine, eliminate and sustain root cause
Working with Quality to train operators on new processes or equipment
Experience designing and developing fixtures and tooling for manufacturing effectiveness
Tooling experience if possible
Tooling and fixture design
Design, maintain and improve manufacturing processes to optimize quality and efficiency while reducing cost
Review, calculate and maintain material and labor cost for BOM's and routings
Understand of AS400 and Infor system
Analyze and plan efficient production work flow utilizing best practice methods and engineered time standards
Concept of Standard Operating Procedures and Operational Control Plans
4 year Engineering degree (mechanical or industrial)
3-5 years of experience in manufacturing preferably in metal fabrication, wood fabrication or machining intense environment
Demonstrated ability of analyzing Takt times for improved efficiency and utilization
Mechanical acumen (hands-on knowledge of mechanics)
Strong communication skills, written and oral
PLC programing a plus
Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time
Ability to safely lift up to 40 pounds unassisted
Exposure to manufacturing environment including dust, noise and vibration
Requires repetitive upper body movement – keyboard and monitor use