Provide engineering support for assigned products lines, implementing improvements to better meet customer and company needs.
Provide SolidWorks, Creo & AutoCAD working drawings according to requirements and completed on schedule.
Develop engineering and quality control tests and metrics for production reliability.
Uses applicable industry specifications to develop product. Coordinate all activities with approval agencies for new or modified products, as well as the associated follow-up activities.
Work with internal and external customers, such as manufacturing personnel, customer service, and the sales force to provide product support on problems related to products, processes, application, and installation of products.
Communicate and engage those customers regarding design changes, manufacturing difficulties caused by product design, and cost reduction ideas requiring product alterations and/or manufacturing improvements.
Generate Bill of Materials, and Process Sheets for assigned product lines.
Keeps informed of the company’s product offerings within assigned area of involvement and support leadership for key manufacturing initiatives, including Kaizen events, standard work events, value stream map events, safety improvements, capital projects and labor efficiency improvements.
Develop and maintain manuals, procedures, and practices required for ISO certification and maintain good working relationship with approved agencies such as UL, ULC, FM, NSF, and ISO.
Plan and design manufacturing processes and metrics to measure production and increase safety, quality, productivity, product flow and reliability through innovative solutions.
Conceive, investigate, evaluate, and recommend new equipment and tooling.
Develop new production techniques and assists with troubleshooting the manufacturing process.
Develop and maintain simple, logic based software/databases for product line needs.
Support Product Management/Engineering through development and clarification of customer needs relating to the product life-cycle such as Materials, BOM’s, Submittal Drawings, Configurations, New Product Development, Testing, Product Maintenance, etc.
Identify, document and present cost savings ideas with justification and ROI calculations.
Performs such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Travel may be required for training purposes
Strong working knowledge and experience in Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma tools.
Outstanding PC/Systems knowledge and skills including 3D CAD software and PLM databases.
Strong leadership, communications and interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels of employees, customers and outside professionals.
Knowledge dealing with manufacturing situations, quality standards, product development, CAD/CAM, technical specifications and project management.
Knowledge of manual and electrical actuation devices for the operation of valves.
About Mueller Water Products, Inc.Mueller Water Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. Our broad product and service portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, pipe connection and repair products, metering products, leak detection, pipe condition assessment, pressure management products, and software technology that provides critical water system data. We help municipalities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®