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compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

Prescient is an innovative, growing manufacturing organization. We are seeking a Manufacturing Production Engineer to join our Engineering team at the Mebane manufacturing plant where we fabricate and assemble light gauge steel construction units. This is a full-time, salary position that includes 100% paid health and dental insurance, 401k and more.

Please apply at the link below, and do not reply via e-mail.

Overview/Objective Summary:

Innovative manufacturing company is seeking a Manufacturing Production Engineer. The PE will apply engineering principles and a hands-on approach to drive operational excellence. The role requires collaboration with cross functional teams to effectively support operations and enforce process adherence.


1. Ability to lead and coach manufacturing staff and junior engineers

2. Demonstrated experience working with a multifunctional team

3. Passion and alignment with our mission, vision, values & operating principles

4. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Support manufacturing expansion and step change activities, ensuring all equipment meets cycle time expectations.

Provide technical direction and leadership to maintenance, planning and operations. Organizational chart to show direction.

Track and understand overall equipment efficiency and identify improvement opportunities

Ensure process adherence to standard operating procedures

Work with process engineering, product engineering and operations management to continuously improve processes from design to implementation. Act as a conduit between Operations and Process Engineering and Product Engineering.

Support maintenance and operations when troubleshooting equipment and implementing corrective and preventive actions

Coordinate projects from planning through execution phases. The PE should be able to create and track project schedules and budgets and make all necessary adjustments to keep the projects on track

Drive Lean Manufacturing concepts such as 5S training, Kaizen, and Lean Manufacturing events. Establish role as Lean Champion in the factory.

Lead Root Cause Analysis for Safety Issues, Quality Issues, Efficiency Issues, and Machine Downtime through Six Sigma methodology.

Work with Safety to ensure a safe working environment by establishing a strong base of the Safety Pyramid.

Enforce that all defined processes are followed and indicate any gaps that exist in the controlled documentation (SOPs and VWI).

Support that training is effective through the Training Department by ensure controlled documentation is followed and training rosters are completed.

Own the Machine Down Time Escalation Plan is followed so communication and pass down is clear and concise, equipment downtime is limited, and learning is effective.

Control any changes to equipment and or process so that decisions are data driven and the results are documented, processes updated, shared between plants, and strategic. All changes to equipment must go through Production Engineering and all changes to process will be directed to be approved by Process Engineering.

Skills and Qualifications:

Ability and willingness to travel when required (up to 25%)

Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing experience is required

Drafting proficiency in various platforms (2D & 3D)

Ability to support multi-shift operations as needed


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering

10 years prior experience in a manufacturing environment and process deployment

Automation experience is required

Preferred Education and Experience:

Welding engineering experience is a plus

Work Environment:

This position operates in a plant environment.

Position Type:

This is a full-time, exempt level position.

Physical Demands:

The position will require sitting and standing for up to 8 hours, as well as frequently walking on the production floor.

Prescient is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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