Engineering Manufacturing Liaison - 182297
Chipton Ross Inc •
Duration 3-6 Months
Description Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineering Manufacturing Liaison for an opening in Tupelo, MS.
Under general supervision and with on-going review, this position supports program engineering and manufacturing by serving as a liaison between the engineering and manufacturing departments.
" Reviews program development progress and expedites critical path components and processes to maintain schedule.
" Evaluates and resolves engineering related production problems related to manufacturing, design, quality and material engineering.
" Maintains physical control of program assets.
" May negotiate lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery.
" This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.
" Identifies issues in engineering and manufacturing and recommends resolutions.
" Reviews engineering specifications and drawings.
" Confers across functional areas to provide and obtain technical information.
" Coordinates delivery schedule of raw materials and sub-assemblies from contractors.
" Monitors progress of manufactured parts required for project.
" Assists in and/or monitors the design and development process by coordinating between various engineering and manufacturing departments.
" Coordinates engineering support for manufacturing requirements and ensures schedule parity.
" Maintains project specific prototype inventory control.
" Coordinates Manufacturing Service Request activities by resolving priority schedule conflicts.
" Reviews open engineering issues affecting sales orders.
" Alerts planning department to open engineering issues that may affect manufacturing.
" Alerts engineering departments to sales order activity that may affect outstanding work.
" Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
" Performs other duties as assigned or required.
o Must have a basic knowledge of production and engineering support principles and concepts and a general understanding of practices, techniques, and standards.
o Must be customer focused and possess:
o the ability to use independent analysis and judgment in developing solutions to a variety of non-routine problems;
o excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences;
o excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees and managers; and
o strong computer skills.
o Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
Accredited bachelor's degree in business, planning or a related discipline. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
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