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Engineering Specialist
Ref No.: 18-43425
Location: BARDSTOWN, Kentucky
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 90,000.00 /Year
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Essential Job Functions:
A.  Create and manager project budgets.
1.  Assist in the preparation of annual budgets for the assigned department, including capital and expense plans and equipment utilization studies.
2.  Prepare and review feasibility of capital appropriation requests for equipment, tools, new facilities and refurbishment of existing facilities.  Negotiate and evaluate equipment cost reductions with equipment supplier.
B.  Develop process and production preparation plans for new automotive products.
1.  Includes planning for new equipment, jigs and fixtures, developing specifications, obtaining quotes, purchasing and assisting with the installation by in-house or outside personnel.
2.  Prepare and update plant layout/process flow as needed for new equipment, new/modified processes and new/revised products, using both manual and automated drafting techniques.
3.  Set up of equipment, train manufacturing, maintenance staff, and hand over completed process to manufacturing teams.
4.  Direct plan side activies in conjunction with corporate PE department for new equipment.
5.  Communicate project status to other departments and manufacturing plants.
C.  Coordinate equipment modifications including scheduling, part procurement, advanced production planning, maintenance requests, trailing and trouble shooting.
1.  Perform defect reduction investigations making recommendations for equipment modifications, trailing and qualifications.
2.  Create, modify, and review process control detail relating to new products or product design changes.
3.  Complete test runs, adjustments, safety checks and capability studies for new/revised equipment, products and processes required by company quality and safety standards.

III.  Minimum Qualifications:
Education:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
Experience:
Greater than 6 years of exempt level Engineering experience required.
Extensive experience with robotics tuning, electrical and PLC trouble-shooting.

Language skills:
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English required
Japanese would be beneficial

Technical competencies:
Solid working knowledge and demostrated experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Outlook, Internet, etc.)
AutoCAD

Travel: Up to 30%
Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.