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Vehicle Service Group Manufacturing Engineer in MADISON, Indiana

Part of Dover Corporation s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift , Chief , Forward , Direct-Lift , Ravaglioli, Hanmecson , Revolution , Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio. SUMMARY: This individual is engaged in continuing improvement projects including process improvements, cost reductions (both product and process), work cell layout and inventory reductions. This individual supports manufacturing process development and evaluation including fabrication methods and procedures, material usage, work routing, and troubleshooting. This individual is engaged in tooling, materials, and equipment justification for cost reductions. This individual supports integration of new products into existing manufacturing cells. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE: * Active participation in conducting I.E. projects for feasibility studies, cost estimating or new process development. * Prepare bill of materials/special jobs and coordinate with Purchasing and Material Control to optimize material usage. * Determine tooling requirements and method of production and initiate, if necessary, proper procedures to acquire them. * Coordinate manufacturing changes required by approved Engineering Change Order (ECO). * Conduct value analysis studies to improve materials, processes equipment needs and make appropriate recommendations to supervisor, prepare data incidental to requests for Capital Equipment, conduct manufacturing cost studies and estimates, as requested. * Evaluate existing methods of operations, routings, processes, tooling, etc., and recommend and/or initiate changes or modifications to update and achieve optimum operating efficiencies and manufacturing economies. * Meet with and assist Cell Coordinators and other staff personnel in matters related to assigned manufacturing engineering functions, e.g., product design changes, standardization of parts and tooling, budgets, cost reduction, quality control, plant layout, material movement, packaging, etc. * Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others. Insure that all business activities - with both internal and external customers - be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard. * Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straight-forward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests. * Teamwork/Relationships: Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Vehicle Service Group's business in the U.S. and abroad. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others. * Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Uses technical/analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems. Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or create opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees across the business. * Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accountab

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