Fiberglass Manufacturing Engineer

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 23585
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: May 3, 2021

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec’s Fiberglass group is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the team located in St. Joseph, MO. This position will help develop knowledge of Altec, Engineering practices, and technical leadership in the production plant. 

Building on over 90 years of growth and success, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.  Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.


Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.


Qualifications

  • ABET EAC certified Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Engineering required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying


Responsibilities

  • Ensures manufacturing is building product in conformance to current engineering documentation
  • Reviews the design of components and parts for design-for-manufacturability
  • Monitors costs, manpower efficiency, machine capability, space utilization, etc. and recommend as appropriate revisions in manufacturing methods
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Productivity
  • Leads the integration of new designs into Manufacturing
  • Leads and implement Capital projects
  • Practices prudent engineering and effectively apply formal engineering training adding to the overall effectiveness of the Engineering Group and enhancement of Altec’s position within the product line
  • Participates and contribute productively as part of Altec’s team-oriented design, manufacture and customer service/support efforts
  • Operates with some decision-making latitude within the scope of an assignment
  • Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the engineering field
  • As directed, may assign work to Designers, Engineering Technologists and Engineers (entry level)
  • Communicates with customers on issues of technical specifications, product design and operation as appropriate
  • Supports Operations, Sales, and Service
  • Interfaces directly with Suppliers and Customers
  • Utilizes Lean principles to improve our products and processes
  • May manage various sizes of Altec projects and/or act as Team Lead.
  • Fulfills assigned responsibilities in one or more of the following roles


Customer First-Enjoyment of Work-Family- Financial Stability-Integrity-People Are Our Greatest Strength-Quality- Spiritual Development-Teamwork

 

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
  • Retirement 401(k) Program
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  •  Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance


Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

 

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