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Manufacturing Engineer II

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls

Gilbert, AZ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Build your best future with the Johnson Controls team

As a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet. Join a winning team that enables you to build your best future! Our teams are uniquely positioned to support a multitude of industries across the globe. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself through meaningful work projects and learning opportunities. We strive to provide our employees with an experience, focused on supporting their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Become a member of the Johnson Controls family and thrive in an empowering company culture where your voice and ideas will be heard – your next great opportunity is just a few clicks away!

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and bonus

  • Paid vacation/holidays/sicktime15 days of vacation first year

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care – Available day one

  • Extensive product and on the job/cross training opportunities with outstanding resources

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy

  • JCI Employee discount programs (The Loop by Perk Spot)

What you will do

The Manufacturing Engineer develops and plans the necessary processes relative to all new and existing production lines. He/she leads the development and execution of the following: assembly line layout, capacity alignment to sales commitments, capital equipment planning and implementation, standard operating procedures, integration of design engineering/production operations all while ensuring the safest environment, highest quality, productivity targets. The Manufacturing Engineer coordinates and directs projects, project staff and sets goals, budgets, and timelines for active projects.

How you will do it

• Designing product assembly lines with Production Operations/Design/Mechanical engineering; ensuring all associated admin work is addressed in advance of the construction kick-off (IFC Stage-Gate); scheduling, capital equipment requirements, station setups (BOMs, fab parts, consumables), subassembly design and layout, plant layouts, rough cycle times, takt time calculations, preliminary line balancing (ongoing balance).

• Ensure safety is a priority with all workers and managers, oversee strict adherence to Alberta and Canadian Occupational Health and Safety guidelines, Arizona Occupational Health, and Safety Guidelines, attend JHSA meetings.

• Product Design DFMA, with priority of Safety (ie. devices, ergo, lifting plans…), followed by ease of manufacture for the product's parts and the simplified assembly of those parts into the final product

• Liaison between engineering and production on all projects; transfer of knowledge and acting as a bridge between engineering department, Program Managers, production operations, ensuring all around effective communication.

• Construction kick-off & Manufacturing Playbook Population: ensuring all items on the kick off agenda are addressed well before the kick-off is slated to happen, safety, schedule creation, personal drawing review, drawings are distributed to appropriate production personnel for review. Manufacturing Playbook is in a common location for all functions to easily access and reference. Regular maintenance of Manufacturing Playbook as changes are made to line design, team roster, and program intent.

  • Adhere to Standard Line Layout & MERP policy and procedures, estimating build hours.

• Authors Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on assigned program/building to ensure the final produced product meets engineering requirements and specifications. SOPs are authored using template provided and released based on priority from production operations. Revisions to SOPs are made as needed to ensure the utmost quality output of production.

•Manage and own ECR process between engineering and production, review and sign off on all ECRs. Ensure adherence to the documented ECR process.

• Work with the QC department on the implementation of standard work, aiding QC in a support role to closeout CARs and implement long-term and sustainable fixes to prevent re-occurrence.

• Partnering with the CI Team (continuous improvement) as an engineering presence; product research, construction drawing coordination, ROIs, etc. Support in following activities of: Kaizens, VSMs (Value Stream Mapping), & VAVE (Value Analysis & Value Engineering).

• Working with production and planning in gathering important project information; especially relating to time study projects/gathering information for successive scheduling tasks, as projects enter main production stream.

• Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and drafting reports, enforcing policies and procedures, and making proposals about the purchase of materials or services needed for production success.

• Ensures projects are manufactured per, Request for Proposal (RFP) from customer, engineering specifications and contracting procedures.

• In collaboration with line supervisors, oversee and provide support of the training/development and maintenance of staff competencies.

• Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Monitors progress against project schedules; recommends allocation of resources as required to accomplish goals.

• Reviews QC inspection reports and assists in resolution of field & factory construction problems.

• Provides technical oversight and coordination of design/mechanical engineering work, through project management meetings and other means.

• Communicating with relevant stakeholders, red-lining engineering drawings, and/or in person.

• Perform other duties relative to the support of production operations as necessary.

• Works with leadership to determine priorities and escalates priority conflicts when they arise.

Wat we look for:

• Engineering Degree: Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing

• 3+ years of Manufacturing Engineering experience preferred.

• 3+ years’ experience in an Engineering Department with direct responsibility for thedesign and/or construction portion of the department.

• Demonstrated understanding of engineering theories and principles.

• Able to communicate ideas and recommendations to non-engineer team members in a clear manner.

• Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian/US Engineering standards.

• Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with peers and immediate supervisor

• Beginning to Intermediate problem identification and problem resolution skills.

• Able to apply the right mathematical methods and formulas to problem solving.

• Able to create alternative solutions to problems.

• Proven time management and project management skills.

• High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.

• Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.

• Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.

• Other duties and projects as required



Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.