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Value Engineer

Company: Republic Manufacturing
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW Republic Manufacturing is seeking a Value Engineer who will work with various departments across the company on critical product and process improvements. The position works closely with company leaders to complete new projects that include re-engineering projects, cost-reduction projects, product improvement projects, as well as strategic company-wide initiatives. Most projects will require collaboration with personnel and leadership beyond Engineering and Product Management, including but not limited to Sales, Marketing, Finance, Manufacturing, Production & Planning, and Procurement. This position reports to the VP of Engineering and Product Development.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the engineering and product team to improve existing product lines by reducing COGS and helping reduce variability
  • Lead DFMA analyses and initiatives to streamline the manufacturing process for core product lines
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and lead projects with various departments to achieve bottom-line targets
  • Work closely with the New Product Development and Engineering team to improve manufacturability of parts before market release
  • Work with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Quality to ensure that product variability is minimized during the manufacturing process
  • Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs
  • Work with team members to optimize routing times for key products
  • Plan and coordinate engineering activities to develop and apply standardized design criteria and production requirements for design packages; including sheet metal assemblies, rotating equipment, and component manufacturing.Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • > 3 years of product design experience
    • > 5years in a manufacturing environment
    • > 4 years in a project leadership role, centered around making product improvements
    • Strong knowledge of Product Development best practices
    • Proven xperience leading, implementing, and reporting on projects in a manufacturing environment
    • Project Management Certification (PMP or CAPM)
    • Leadership/Management Training or 2+ years or team leadership
    • Strong collaborative skills with a proven track record of cross-functional project management
    • Experience with Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Vault, or Epicor Kinetic ERP
    • Experience with rotating equipment technology
    • Experience with sheet metal fabrication processes, machining processes, welding processes, and assembly processes
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)Work Environment: This position is performed in a climate-controlled temperature environment for 75-90% of the week, the remaining time will be in a semi-outdoor production floor environment. This role will occasionally require a flexible work schedule to achieve objectives, but the typical expectation is 40-50 hours per week. Engineering and Product Development work in an open-office format where collaboration and teamwork are encouraged and expected. We celebrate an inclusive environment and provide equal opportunity for development and advancement. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,genetic information, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran or uniform service member, or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state and/or local law.

Keywords: Republic Manufacturing, Dallas , Value Engineer, Engineering , Dallas, Texas

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