Engineer, Saukville

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Saukville

Description

ngineer, Saukville Work Mode Onsite LocationOnsite at Saukville, WI Opportunity Are you an engineer looking for a hands-on manufacturing engineer opportunity? Are you a quick learner with a proven ability to complete projects on schedule and communicate effectively at all levels of an organization? If so, Kohler Co. has an excellent opportunity for you at our plant in Saukville, WI. Kohler Co., one of the largest power generator manufacturers in the world, has delivered energy solutions worldwide since 1920. Kohler offers power generation equipment for residential, industrial, mobile, and marine applications as well as automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls and accessories. For more information about Kohler Co. and Kohler Power Systems, please visit www.kohlerpower.com. The Engineer will be responsible for the production process, part flow and equipment technical knowledge in their assigned areas.This includes the completion of productivity, continuous improvements, and cost reduction projects in these areas.Other responsibilities include the implementation of lean manufacturing principles, introduction of new products to the department and execution of capital equipment projects in their assigned areas.Additionally, this position will be required to learn CAM programming to assist in programming for lasers, turrets, and press brakes. Specific Responsibilities Responsible for programming, manufacturing processes and process flow for our fabrication operations, manufacturing fuel tanks from 50-5000+ gallons, skids and other weldments. Champion continuous improvement (KOS events/workshops) and Cost Reduction efforts in the fabrication and assembly areas. Implement Capital projects throughout operations, including writing of white papers and ACTs to justify funds for these projects. Work closely with shop personnel, Maintenance, and Design Engineering to determine the manufacturing needs for equipment and systems. Analyze operations and process flow assure full utilization and maximum quality from our operations.Coordinate introduction of new products to production. Work closely with Design Engineering, Marketing, and the production floor to effectively implement new products into production. Establish shop routings for all new products and engineering specials. Evaluate capacity requirements to ensure production capability of manufacturing new products. Maintain routings for operations required and set labor standards for areas of responsibility. Monitor production builds. This involves working closely with Production Foremen, Supervisors, Scheduling, and Design Engineers to ensure production problems are resolved. Provide technical support and monitor critical processes at the facility. Provide required support for ISO 9001. Work closely with ISO coordinating team and production employees to ensure compliance to ISO 9001 standards. Follow procedures established for Manufacturing Engineering to execute design changes, implementation of procedures and reference documents, and all documented responsibilities of Process Engineering. Monitor new technical developments for possible application at the facility. Develop training programs for new operators and new process. Other responsibilities as required by your supervisor.Perform required capability studies and operations certifications for new equipment and products. Skills/Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an ABET accredited program is required. 1+ years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.Co-op experience counts toward a candidate’s experience and is preferred, but not required. Experience in metal fabrication environment preferred.Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $74,000 - $93,500. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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