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Process Engineer

Duncan, South Carolina
Job Type
12 Feb 2021
AFL provides industry-leading fiber optic products and services across the globe. Our company was founded in 1984 with a single fiber optic cable and now we manufacture over two thousand products, employ over 5,000 associates and consistently generate annual sales in excess of a billion-dollars in revenue. With our commitment to professional growth and employee development, let AFL "Connect" you to your next career opportunity!AFL is currently seeking Full-Time Process Engineers for our Accessories division in Duncan, SC!The Process Engineer will be responsible for the development, improvement, and support of manufacturing processes for existing and new product. The Process Engineer will be the primary engineering resource responsible for addressing manufacturing challenges affecting safety, quality, delivery, and cost. The ideal candidate will be proficient in developing and maintaining process control documentation, independently managing projects of varying complexity, and will have a strong focus on process efficiency improvements and launching new products/processes. ResponsibilitiesDevelop and implement new processes and process improvements for existing product.With R Engineering support, develop and launch future products and processes.Select, design, and modify tooling, fixtures, and equipment as needed to improve safety, quality, throughput, and productivity objectivesDevelop and continually improve written process and test work instructionsSupport New Item Setups ensuring routing instructions, BOMs, and referenced drawings are correctSupport Production as needed through material substitutions, process/drawing deviations, and engineering expertiseInvestigate root causes of nonconforming products and implement corrective actionsDesign and implement shop floor layouts and workflowsEstablish and lead training, development, and certification plans for production associates and engineering technicians.Identify, justify, plan, and lead continuous improvement and capacity expansion projectsDefine, measure, and monitor process performance metrics to identify opportunities for product and process improvementWork with internal and external suppliers of materials, equipment, and services to execute projects, resolve problems, and improve processesImprove housekeeping and safety by applying the 5S principlesPerform other duties as requiredPersonal QualitiesTeam player with strong leadership skills able to effectively implement changes that challenge status quoStrong attention to detail, organization, project management, and analytical skillsSolid communication and interpersonal skills, comfortable in a cross-functional, multicultural environmentProactive self-starter with integrity and confidence who strives to achieve in challenging environments with limited supervisionAbility to positively influence team atmosphere across departments and make meaningful contributionsFlexibility to meet challenges as they ariseEffective oral and written communication skillsEffective time management and organizational skillsProficiency with MS Office ApplicationsQualificationsBachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering preferred with strong mechanical aptitude. Mechanical and Electrical with strong Industrial Engineering focus also acceptable.4 to 6 years' experience in new product introduction, process development/improvement, process/manufacturing engineering.Experience with machine or precision mechanical assembly and test methodsExperience with lower volume, high mix machining and casting processes preferredDemonstrated experience leading project and/or self-directed work teamsKnowledge of ISO-9000 based quality systemsKnowledge of MRP/ERP systems Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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  • Job Reference: 230505253-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2021
  • Recruiter: AFL
  • Location: Duncan, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent