Manufacturing Engineer

Are you an experienced Manufacturing Engineer?  This is your opportunity to joint the Jostens Engineering Team!

Our Manufacturing Engineer is responsible forproviding guidance and technical expertise for the evaluation, selection, installation, maintenance, reliability, modification and improvement of the infrastructure and manufacturing equipment for Jostens Printing Business, to include automation projects.  The incumbent will develop business cases justifying large capital outlays for the aforementioned.  He/she must also develop and manage large capital and expense budgets required to meet financial targets.

The incumbent must also partner with all departments and team members to support and drive current and new Quality, Cost, Delivery and Safety initiatives utilizing continuous improvement and lean methodologies.
The role coordinates activities with a variety of outside contractors, setting scope of work, evaluating costs, and ensuring desired outcomes. The incumbent is also responsible for supporting and assisting with facility and equipment disaster recovery planning, coordinating and facilitating physical facilities projects, equipment installation projects, and monitoring / enhancing utility usage and requirements.
Qualifications:
Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and/or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years of Manufacturing or Facilities Management experience.
  • Working knowledge of the plant support systems (Internal Substations, Compressed air, Chilled water, Central vacuum, Pneumatic waste collection etc.
  • Strong financial acumen with experience developing and implementing large capital business cases / projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in mechanical and electrical engineering fundamentals and technology.
  • Skilled in organizing work and delegating to appropriate channels while working with other engineers and/or contractors.
  • Strong aptitude for working with various telecom, security, and operating systems.
  • Ability to initiate change through problem solving, decision-making, planning and utilization/development of employees and resources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and decision-making ability.
  • Experience in project management organization and implementation with delivered results.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge & experience in AutoCad and similar programs.
Preferred:
  • Experience in the development and implementation of automation projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Printing experience (Commercial and/or Yearbook).
  • Lean Six-Sigma certification, Total Productive Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, or similar experience.

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Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for evaluation, selection, installation, maintenance, reliability, modification and improvement of the Plant infrastructure and its equipment, ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.  Initiates and leads automation projects for the Plant..
  • Works with the Maintenance department to evaluate needs for new equipment, existing equipment maintenance and modifications, both scheduled and unscheduled, as well as any special projects as they arise.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining strong work relationships with outside contractors and vendors, managing budget and costs, while delivering results.  Participates in creating capital and expense budgets in a timely manner and reviews and monitors monthly.
  • Lead Property Loss Prevention and Insurance assessments, corrective actions, claims and other responsibilities.  Works with other engineers to determine appropriate space requirements for all departments and areas and works with plant management teams to allocate.
  • Partners with all departments and team members to support and drive current and new Quality, Cost, Delivery and Safety initiatives utilizing continuous improvement and lean methodologies.
  • Supports and assists production and other department areas as needed or requested by management.  Shows flexibility in work schedule and is ready to quickly prioritize and assist where needed.
  • Support Plant Safety initiatives & procedures, while ensuring compliance with OSHA standards.
Celebrating over 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.
Jostens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
Employer: Jostens
Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time