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Manufacturing Engineer View Details

Manufacturing Engineer

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for generating innovative and practical solutions to improve quality, safety and productivity of the manufacturing process. The primary objective of this role is to support the company’s on time delivery through continuous improvements to parts and processes in production. This individual will manage projects including process improvements, alternative manufacturing methods, process automation and production tooling design. S/he will support projects for new equipment installation, new process development and quality initiatives. Extensive coordination with all other functions of Royal (e.g. Quality, Program Managers, Project Engineers, etc.) will be required in this role.   S/he will work under minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support of existing parts and programs in production
  • Review and participate in Material Review Board processes for nonconforming materials.
  • Work with machine shops to repair/replace production tooling
  • Design and improve manufacturing processes
  • Understand the production and supply chain strategies in use by Royal and their impact on production flow and plant layout.
  • Understand the importance of constraints to flow and apply continuous improvement methodologies to optimize constraint utilization.
  • Continuously seek to improve the touch time to total time ratio (5T Ratio).
  • Manage continuous improvement projects coordinating with multiple functional departments.
  • Analyze workflow, processes, layout, and equipment to ensure safe, effective production of quality parts.
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies (ex. Automation, tooling, software) including testing and trials.
  • Collect data, conduct analysis and make continuous improvement recommendations based on information and trends.
  • Ensure that tasks are being completed according to specifications.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual, and reliable attendance as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Duties

  • Company travel via airplane and/or vehicle as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Support continuous improvements in process quality in order to reduce scrap.
  • Assist in the development of bids and capital expenditure budgets.
  • Support implementation of new programs and methodologies.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience: Composite experience desired
  • Computer Skills: Common office applications, data analysis; Solidworks experience; Catia experience helpful but not required.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

 Professional Competencies:

  • Excellent communicator at all levels with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Numerate with the ability to analyze information to support and present their decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure within a high performance, fast moving environment.
  • Problem solver who likes to resolve issues.
  • Strong understanding of flow based methodologies including TOC, Lean, 6 Sigma as employed by REC.
  • Prioritizes tasks to meet production schedule.

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Engineering Technician View Details

Engineering Technician

Position Summary

An Engineering Technician is responsible for working many of the hands on projects either self-derived or at the direction of another member of the engineering team. Collaboration with engineering to generate innovative and practical solutions to new and existing problems using fundamental engineering analysis and scientific method is required. An emphasis on process improvement and automation of current and future processing methods is one of the focuses of this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, author, evaluate, and/or approve technical data including models, drawings, specifications, requirements, and procedures.
  • Develop technical solutions including PLC integration, use of robotics, addition of automated concepts, etc to create innovative and cost effective manufacturing alternatives to existing processes.
  • Initiative to find ways of cutting costs with existing processes and following through with solutions to those problems.
  • Complete hands-on work with production and product development personnel to support process qualifications, new product development, and fabrication of first articles.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual, and reliable attendance as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Duties

  • Function as lead technical contact for internal and external communications.
  • Support continuous process improvement measures.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education: Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Experience: 2-5 years of experience in related areas.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to use common office software and engineering software systems.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Professional Competencies:

  • Communicate effectively with coworkers, customers and vendors.
  • Confidence in work abilities, problem solving, and math.
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive attitude and encourages others.
Quality Inspector – 1st Shift View Details

Quality Inspector – 1st Shift

POSITION SUMMARY

Quality Inspectors are responsible for inspecting all parts that need to be shipped. This process includes checking the drawing and contract for revision changes and call-outs on the drawing or in the contract. Inspectors perform source, in-process, and first article inspections. They also focus on up front activities, such as preparation of first article inspection reports and coordinate customer source inspections.

Hours

1st Shift: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm
2nd Shift: 3:30 pm – 1:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential
3rd Shift: 8:30 pm – 6:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read manufacturing blueprints and contracts to ensure that all part specifications are abided by.
  • Accurately use calipers, micrometers, pin gauges, and scale rulers.
  • Inspect parts while in-process and at the final level.
  • Perform necessary MRP and DBR transactions.
  • Perform first article inspections.
  • Perform additional tests, as needed, including pressure, leakage, and tensile.
  • Facilitate source inspections
  • Mark parts with proper identification as required by customer.
  • Research quality requirements for upcoming jobs.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual, and reliable attendance as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Duties:

  • Complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Be actively engaged in the department’s 6S program and complete all necessary paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education: No specific educational requirements.
  • Experience: No specific experience required.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to use common office software systems.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Professional Competencies:

  • Diligent in researching all requirements using all resources.
  • Self-Confidence in explaining and confirming inspection results.
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written with coworkers and customers.
  • Strong attention to details especially with data entry, inspections, and inspection reports.
  • Proceed with a positive attitude.
  • Knowledgeable of and when to use effective resources.

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Material Handler – 1st Shift View Details

Material Handler – 1st Shift

Position Summary

The Material Handler is responsible for accurately picking, recording, verifying, and processing manufacturing inventory. The Material Handler also compares clerical computations against physical count of stock and adjusts errors in computation or count or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies to coworkers.
  • Process inventory transfers and adjustment transactions in computer and manually as required.
  • Pull, weigh and stage all require materials in correct locations.
  • Work in cold environment for extended periods of time.
  • Load and unload material carts into and from Freezers.
  • Move expired materials to correct locations for disposal.
  • Correctly label mark in bound materials with identification numbers, lot numbers and location numbers.
  • Perform cycle counts and record data using a computer.
  • Maintain forklift certification per company and OSHA regulations.
  • Maintain a regular and reliable schedule as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Be actively engaged in the department’s 6S program and complete all necessary paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education:  No specific educational requirements.
  • Experience:  Prior material handling, inventory, and/or out life tracking experience preferred.
  • Computer Skills:  Must be proficient with common office software systems, computer operations relative to data entry and ERP system.
  • Certificates and Licenses:  Royal forklift certification.

Professional Competencies:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work with minimal direction.
  • Self-motivated to find other duties when assigned tasks are completed.
  • Strong work ethic and reliable.
  • Attention to detail.
Fabric Technician – 2nd & 3rd Shifts View Details

Fabric Technician – 2nd & 3rd Shifts

Position Summary

Fabric Technicians are responsible for using various materials to form parts based on customer specifications. They should always confirm that the correct materials are being used, read, and initialed and follow planners and work orders to fulfill the step in the manufacturing process.

Hours

1st Shift: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm
2nd Shift: 3:30 pm – 1:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential
3rd Shift: 8:30 pm – 6:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lay up various materials to form parts based on customer specifications.
  • Ensure that molds are properly cleaned prior to layup.
  • Verify material kits and backing.
  • Monitor and record material out times.
  • Maintain a regular and reliable schedule as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Work Requirements:

  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Cross-training as determined by manufacturing department and shop managers.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Be actively engaged in the department’s 6S program and complete all necessary paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications

  • Formal education: No specific educational requirements.
  • Experience: No specific experience required.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to use basic computer operations relative to data entry and ERP system.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Professional Competencies

  • Confidence in work abilities.
  • Willingness to try new projects.
  • Self-motivated to find other duties when assigned tasks are completed.
  • Encourage others.
  • Energetic and stays busy.

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Fabric Cutter – 2nd Shift View Details

Fabric Cutter – 2nd Shift

Position Summary

Fabric Cutter is responsible for cutting, labeling, removing, and kitting manufacturing material for work orders using established computer programs and software.

Hours

1st Shift: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm
2nd Shift: 3:30 pm – 1:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential
3rd Shift: 8:30 pm – 6:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Properly operate cutting machines.
  • Select the correct cutting program from the computer and operate the machine.
  • Remove large rolls of material from boxes and load them onto the machine rack; aligning it to prepare for cutting.
  • Order material from inventory for the next scheduled work day.
  • Label and tape plies and remove plies from the table.
  • Mark all kits with proper tags and label all materials after cutting.
  • Monitor and record in and out material times for maximum hours.
  • Issue all materials to correct work orders.
  • Maintain a regular and reliable schedule as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Work Requirements:

  • Layup various materials to form parts based on customer specifications within labor targets.
  • Ensure that molds are properly cleaned prior to layup.
  • Verify material kits and backing.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Cross-training as determined by department and shop managers.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Be actively engaged in the department’s 6S program and complete all necessary paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education: No specific educational requirements.
  • Experience: No specific experience required.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to use basic computer operations relative to data entry and ERP system.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Professional Competencies:

  • Confidence in work abilities.
  • Willingness to try new projects and improve cutting process.
  • Self-motivated to find other duties when assigned tasks are completed.
  • Encourage others.
  • Energetic and stays busy.

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Cure Technician – All Shifts View Details

Cure Technician – All Shifts

Position Summary

Cure Technicians are responsible for curing parts per customer specifications. This involves loading and running the autoclaves, presses, and ovens. Cure Techs also assist in the manufacturing process by demolding the cured parts and bagging parts prior to their cure cycles.

Hours

1st Shift: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm
2nd Shift: 3:30 pm – 1:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential
3rd Shift: 8:30 pm – 6:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare parts for cure by wrapping with peel ply, shrink taping when necessary, and vacuum bagging.
  • Enter recipe prior to cure cycle.
  • Enter batch load for autoclaves, ovens, and presses.
  • Demold parts, clean molds, mark molds for identification purposes, and prepare molds with release agent.
  • Deliver molds to proper area on time.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual, and reliable attendance as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Duties:

  • Complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Cross-training as determined by department and shop managers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Be actively engaged in the department’s 6S program and complete all necessary paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education: No specific educational requirements.
  • Experience: No specific experience required.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to use common office software systems.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Professional Competencies:

  • Dedicated to meeting production schedule.
  • Crossed trained and knowledgeable of department.
  • Willingness to try new projects.
  • Team player and encourages others.

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Mold Technician – 1st Shift View Details

Mold Technician – 1st Shift

Position Summary

Mold Technicians are responsible for cleaning and preparing production molds per customer specifications. This involves following work order travelers/planners to properly clean molds, mark molds for identification purposes, and prepare molds with release agent. Mold Techs also help Cure Technicians when needed with activities such as demolding.

Hours

1st Shift: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm
2nd Shift: 3:30 pm – 1:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential
3rd Shift: 8:30 pm – 6:00 am *Pay includes a 10% shift differential

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demold parts, clean molds, mark molds for identification purposes, and prepare molds with release agent.
  • Deliver molds to proper area on time.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual, and reliable attendance as set by the supervisor according to handbook guidelines consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Abide by all safety, quality, personnel, and other policies as applicable.

Marginal Duties:

  • Complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Specification testing per customer and certification requirements.
  • Cross-training as determined by department and shop managers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the good of the department and company.
  • Be actively engaged in the department’s 6S program and complete all necessary paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

Work Qualifications:

  • Formal education: No specific educational requirements.
  • Experience: No specific experience required.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to use common office software systems.
  • Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Professional Competencies:

  • Dedicated to meeting production schedule.
  • Crossed trained and knowledgeable of department.
  • Willingness to try new projects.
  • Team player and encourages others.

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