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Manufacturing Engineer (Harrisburg)

Company: The AMES Companies, Inc.
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

WHY JOIN THE AMES COMPANIESOur employees are our greatest assets, that is why we provide excellent comprehensive benefits.Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, Disability (STD/LTD), Employee Assistance Program, Telehealth, Wellness, Paid Holidays, Vacation Days, Employee Stock Option Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Critical Illness, Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and much more.We are environmentally conscious and responsible. Proud supporters of local and national charities, and we provide immense growth opportunity!WHO WE ARE The AMES Companies, headquartered in Lake Nona-Orlando, FL has a rich history of American manufacturing. The AMES story goes back to 1774, when Captain John Ames began making America's first shovels. AMES-- brand is the third oldest consumer brand in the country, and its tools have literally helped build America, for more than 200 years. AMES products have built Revolutionary War ramparts, connected the nation via the Transcontinental Railroad, dug for gold, gone on expeditions to Antarctica, carved Mount Rushmore, and installed the Statue of Liberty. And just like America, we're still working every day to build the next great wonder.Our business lines include Home Organization, Lawn and Garden Tools, Outdoor Living, and Cleaning Tools, with leading global brands sold to homeowners and professionals involved in new construction, remodeling, and maintenance activities.Our leading brands include ClosetMaid--, AMES--, True Temper--, Razor-Back--, Jackson--, Southern Patio-- and Harper--We are a business unit of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF)WEBSITE: global.ames.comWHO YOU AREAs the Manufacturing Engineer, your main responsibility will revolve around studying requirements for each production process and determining the most efficient operations based on these requirements. You will develop the most effective automated or non-automated system to meet our manufacturing need. In addition, you will spend a portion of your time on the manufacturing floor in direct support of the operations team. Your knowledge of manufacturing processes and industrial safety will be part of our continuous effort to improve our operators experience. WHERE YOU WILL WORKAmes - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania facility. Our 250,000 ft2 facility is in near downtown Harrisburg with easy access to Interstate Highways 81 and 83.WHAT YOU WILL DO* Develop effective automated and non-automated systems.* Design, install, or troubleshoot manufacturing equipment.* Prepare technical drawings and specifications of systems to ensure that installation and operations conform to industry standards and customer requirements.* Troubleshoot automated systems using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensors, feedback systems, or pneumatics.* Confer with engineers, operations, and maintenance teams to discuss existing or potential engineering projects.* Assemble products for testing and coordinate the testing activities.* Design and build jigs and fixtures for production equipment for existing or new processes.* Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.* Capability to make detailed CAD part drawings.* Support the production floor for daily equipment operational performance.* Estimate costs, production times, and staffing requirements for new designs.* Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed on time and within budget.Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar field* 5-10 years of related work experience* Strong PC skills including the Microsoft Office Suite; primarily Excel and Word* Computer aided design CAD software - SolidWorks; Autodesk AutoCAD; Draftsight* Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.* Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.* Knowledge of "Kaizen" and/or Lean Manufacturing* Primarily limited to local travelWork Authorization The Ames Companies will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.Equal Opportunity Employer The Ames Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by contacting Human Resources at 1-352-401-6396 or by sending an email to Careers@ClosetMaid.com to make appropriate arrangements.SDL2017

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