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Manufacturing Project Engineer

Company: Vontier
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Drive new product development efforts and assist daily production operations by applying engineering skills, project management techniques, and problem-solving skills on a diverse range of products and production equipment. Directs cross-functional teams of Operations associates to bring new products into full production in a timely manner with a focus on safety, quality, and on-time delivery.
Key Responsibilities
--- Manages the introduction of new products into production following the Veeder-Root APD Process.
--- Develops and implements standard work to produce all new products.
--- Interfaces, trains, and provides technical assistance to production personnel for release of new products and procedures.
--- Designs, develops, and implements manufacturing cells to launch new products.
--- Integrates and implements electronic and mechanical prototype and permanent test equipment in aid of new product development efforts.
--- Works closely with other departments during the new product development process to ensure design for safety, testability, manufacturability, and cost position.
--- Develop justifications for the purchase of capital equipment, software, or services necessary for the introduction of new products.
--- Demonstrate the ability to perform as a self-starter to drive continuous improvement efforts in areas of focus.
--- Develop and participate in cost reduction initiatives through continuous improvement of production methods and first pass quality.
--- Provide engineering support by troubleshooting problems and implementing timely solutions to maintain continuity of production flow.
--- Aid manufacturing floor as required.
--- Must possess strong communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work both alone and in a team environment.
--- Conduct and participate in Monthly Improvement Workshops (Kaizens).
--- Continually seek new opportunities to improve both processes and products.
--- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent project management education
--- 2 to 5 years of specifically related experience preferred
--- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required
--- Microsoft Project experience is preferred
--- Electronics and National Instruments LabVIEW experience or certification is a plus
Gilbarco Veeder-Root represents the leading brands of solutions and technologies that provide convenience, control, and environmental integrity for retail fueling and adjacent markets. In 2002, the Gilbarco and Veeder-Root companies combined into one marketing brand, with distinctive and complementary business lines, services, and sales capabilities.
Veeder-Root is the world's leading supplier of automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems and one of the few companies in the industry to design, manufacture and service its own products; supplying and integrating the broadest range of new and proven technologies to reduce cost of ownership, enhance environmental integrity, and improve performance and profitability for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide.
Vontier is a $3B global industrial technology company focused on smarter transportation and mobility. Our six operating companies-Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Global Traffic Technologies, Teletrac Navman, Matco Tools, Hennessy Industries, and DRB Systems-are united by a powerful purpose: mobilizing the future to create a better world. Our portfolio of trusted brands includes market-leading expertise in mobility technologies, retail and commercial fueling, fleet management, telematics, vehicle diagnostics and repair, and smart cities. Vontier's pioneering solutions advance safety, security, efficiency, and sustainability worldwide.
Energized by our shared purpose and values, we have a strong culture shaped by a deep organization-wide commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG). Eight vibrant global employee resource groups serve as powerful focal points for connection, community, and advocacy, and we actively support community causes through Vontier Cares. We offer flexible remote and in-person, open-space work options.
"Vontier Corporation and all Vontier Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law."

Keywords: Vontier, Altoona , Manufacturing Project Engineer, Engineering , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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