Manufacturing Engineer (MFGENG)

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Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our world headquarters located in Portland, Oregon.  Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools.  We employ over 500 team members in our 90,000 square feet facility.  Visit our website at:  www.leatherman.com

 

The successful candidate for the Manufacturing Engineer position will support overall business objectives of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost & Growth through continuous improvement in productivity of operations.  This includes working in a Continuous Improvement (CI) team with other Engineering and Manufacturing disciplines in the development and application of processes to increase production quality, efficiency or volume.

 

The ideal candidate must be able to:

  • Participates in a department culture which supports the principles of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Growth.
  • Be a Continuous Improvement Team member supporting daily production activities.
  • Understand and apply Lean Manufacturing principles for continuous improvement and elimination of waste and reduction of lead time
  • Collaborate with cross functional areas to perform problem solving and corrective action of process and product issues.
  • Develop and design production aids, fixtures, tooling and gages for improved production efficiency and for new product implementation. 
  • Provide feedback to Product Design Engineers regarding design improvements based on manufacturability and/or Customer suggestions.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with cross functional areas to ensure new products are introduced to manufacturing in an effective manner.  Provide leadership as appropriate to ensure project success.
  • Provide technical coaching to manufacturing team members on manufacturing processes.

 

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Two to three years of experience in directly supporting a production environment preferred.
  • Five years or more experience with manufacturing processes of steel components such as machining, grinding, stamping and assembly.
  • Advanced problem solving skills including root cause analysis and solution implementation.
  • Experience implementing Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Computer and 3D CAD skills, GD&T and tooling design.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Must be highly motivated, assertive, have the ability to work independently, drive ideas through to completion and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

 

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Excellent Benefit Package:

Competitive Compensation, 401k Employer Match up to 5%, A Very Competitive Bonus Plan, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Award Winning Wellness Program, PTO and 10 Paid Holidays, Job Shadow Program, Opportunities for Career Advancement and Personal Growth with Educational Reimbursement Program, Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discount on Products.  Come be part of the Leatherman Team.  Leave nothing undone . . . . including your career!

 

Core Values:

We thrill our consumers with quality, products and service; We care about each other’s well-being; We share ideas, challenge each other and do the right thing; We respect each other, show humility and grow from our failures; We foster the development of individuals to reach their greatest potential

 

 
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