Manufacturing Engineering Technician I
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Full Time
Manufacturing Engineer Technician I

Under general supervision of the Operations Engineering and Planning Manager, the Manufacturing Engineering Technician I shall write product bills-of-materials (BOM) and production routing in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for a variety of make-to-stock, make-to-order and custom-order items, and make necessary changes in those products and/or routings, as situations demand.
This position also monitors production progress, materials inventories, and other factors affecting schedules.  Manage product revisions to ensure products structure integrity and availability for planning and scheduling.



•    Investigate new product requirements in order to determine the complete Bill of Material (BOM) and routing required in order to ensure accurate labor and material planning for production.
•    Add part numbers and work centers according to the established procedure.
•    Participate in production and pre-production meetings regarding new product development and implementing changes to the BOM's and routings as required.
•    Correct and update BOMs and routings revised via Engineering Change Notice ECR/ECN procedure.  Store these ECR/ECN's in a file for future reference.
•    Manage the engineering changes (ECR and ECN) system.
•    Update/correct production bills and routings for product integrity and accuracy.
•    Run and analyze Syspro structure validation and Lead Time updates.
•    Determine the most practical/cost-efficient procedure to produce and package a new product, either APH’s or custom ordered.
•    Maintain part masters, manufacturing work centers, machines and cycle times in the system.
•    Routinely, decide on the best product structuring and routing procedure for new or revised products for most efficient workflow of transactions and materials.
•    Working with purchasing, planning and warehouse staff, decide the best packaging and storage options by commonizing materials and calculating batch sizes, dunnage, etc.
•    Diplomatically and effectively, interface with other departments to resolve product structures and routing problems.
•    Utilize lean manufacturing concepts to reduce waste and improve productivity through process improvements.
•    Partner closely with sourcing, engineering, R&D, manufacturing, receiving, and scheduling on projects as needed.
•    Work with team members to maintain workload balances in the department.
•    Foster and maintain a positive business relationship with internal customers.
•    Participate in team activities for implementing lean practices.
•    Serve on ERP improvement teams.
•    Serve as backup in the materials group.


•    Bachelor degree preferred in manufacturing engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
•    Possess technical skills and must have experience writing bills of materials (BOM) and manufacturing processes (Routings).
•    Understanding of MRP, inventory and manufacturing methods.
•    Skilled in providing solutions to complex challenges utilizing 8D problem solving or other techniques.
•    Excellent skills in organizing, prioritizing, communication and technical writing.
•    Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite.
•    Knowledge of Syspro, SAP, Oracle or similar ERP is preferred.