High Volume Manufacturing Engineer

Vickers Engineering Inc.

Established in 1970, Vickers has evolved into a world class Precision Machining Company.

Responsibilities / Duties / Functions / Tasks:
• Manage several machine cells in the Mill High Volume (MHV) Department
o Take ownership of the machining and secondary processes for those cells
o Maintain part quality through machine adjustments based on CMM reports and hand gaging
o Maintain cell tooling and fixturing
§ Replace hydraulic fixture components as needed
§ Maintain part locators
§ Maintain and replace tooling as necessary
o Maintain CNC G+M code program and correct/ update as necessary
• Continuous Improvement
o Broken and Early Worn tools
§ Evaluate tooling and develop corrective actions
• Track and manage corrective action effectiveness
§ Enter data into tracking data base
§ Analyze data for trends and areas of improvement
o Cell OEE performance
§ Enter data into database
§ Perform trend analysis on performance
§ Develop improvement strategies to increase cell performance
o Operator performance
§ Help train new operators and work with experienced operators to maintain quality and production standards
§ Write and maintain work instructions
§ Develop training material and ideas to improve operator performance
o Write and maintain FMEAs for production cells
o Research and implement tooling advancements/ replacements for new and active cells
• Set-up CNC mills for High-Volume production
o Set up machine and tooling for production
o Machine first set of parts for Quality inspection

Qualifications
• 7-15 years setup experience on CNC Mills
• 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Manufacturing/ Industrial/ Fabrication Sciences
• Solid G & M coding skills
• Self-directed and motivated
• Strong ethics to work with management and peers as a team
• Proven programming experience on Fanuc controls
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints including a solid understanding of Geometric tolerancing
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft
o Word
o Excel
o Outlook
• Ability to work in a fast past environment.
• Must be open to working some overtime.
• Must be able to communicate/read/write in English.
• Perform typical machine shop operations.

Preferred but not required Qualifications
• Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/ Six Sigma/ SPC
• Ability to program, run, and maintain Fanuc robots
• Knowledge of Microsoft Access
• Knowledge of Solid works software
• Experience with Mori Seki CNC controls
• Able to program and run Zoller tool pre-setter machine
• Knowledge of TS 16995 or ISO 9000 procedures and guidelines

Physical Requirements
• Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items
• Responding to public address system announcements
• Walking and standing
• Lifting twenty-five (25) pounds or more
• Ability to see clearly even with the use of visual aids (e.g. glasses, etc.)

Environmental Job Requirements
• Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the shop, temporary cracks may appear in the floor, causing an uneven walking surface
• The shop environment can be dusty and noisy
• Door are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes
• Shop is not air conditioned so environment will be hot and humid in summer
• Floors around work area may become slippery during wet weather conditions, or liquids such as coolants and oils from the machinery
• May have to handle parts with sharp edges
• Passing forklifts emit gas fumesTools, supplies, and related materials may contain hazardous materials
• May have to occasionally work outdoors where temperatures and climate can fluctuate

Personal Protection Equipment
• The wearing of Safety Glasses when working on the shop floor.

Management has the right to add or change these duties of the position at any time


Established in 1970, Vickers has evolved into a world class Precision Machining Company. While experiencing compounding growth utilizing automation and integration, Vickers has been able to maintain its core values: quality, reliability, outstanding people, and superior customer service.

To apply for this job email your details to coreycarolla@vickerseng.com