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Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  5065
Remote Opportunities:  Onsite

We Light the Way!

 

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.

About This Location

 

The Indiana Production Facility (IPF) is Acuity Brands’ largest manufacturing site in the USA.  The facility is located about 45 minutes west of Indianapolis in the small town of Crawfordsville, Indiana, in the middle of Montgomery County.  Love the outdoors as much as we do?  Then you’ll enjoy the surrounding parks including Turkey Run and Shades State Parks, or renting canoes at Clements Canoes Outdoor Center. These scenic locations are perfect for boating, fishing, hiking, camping and picnicking.  You can also visit a local sporting event at Wabash College, or make the short 30-minute drive to DePauw or Purdue Universities for more.

Relocation assistance available

How you will contribute:

 

The Manufacturing Engineer performs a variety of mechanical and electrical engineering work in the planning and design of products, tools, machines, and manufacturing processes.  You will work with other engineering disciplines in the development of new products to increase production quality and efficiency.  You will provide production support through the resolution of equipment related issues for purchased or in-house manufactured tooling.

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

 

•    Responsible for collecting and reviewing production data from production cells to ensure implemented process improvements are sustained.
•    Identify and support production quality processes and procedures to increase production throughput and eliminate impact to the customer.
•    Participate, lead and facilitate kaizen events to improve internal LEAN manufacturing (ABS) processes to increase production's efficiency and quality.
•    Train production operators on lean principles and manufacturing processes to increase production's efficiency and quality.
•    Lean Cell Design.
•    Work with Cross-Functional teams in the planning and designing of new products to ensure their manufacturability.
•    Research and review industry trends and technological advancements for products and processes

Experience (minimum experience required)

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology Degrees are required
  • 1-5 years experience in manufacturing.
  • Experience and Foundational Knowledge of Lean Principles. Lean Cell Design, and demonstrated ability in continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of engineering concepts and principles - Design for Manufacturability, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Design/Process Control Methods
  • Proficient Computer and Analytical Skills

Education (minimum education required)

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

 

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 

 

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