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Manufacturing Engineer

Oxbow Animal Health Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Oxbow Animal Health, a growing manufacturer and global distributor of premium nutritional foods and supplements for small animals, is seeking a talented individual to plan, design, and manage manufacturing processes, maximizing efficiency by analyzing workflow, equipment capacity and layout, assembly methods, work practices, and workforce utilization. Oxbow offers a friendly, team-based environment where employees can realize personal and professional success.

Requirements                                      

  • BS degree in engineering
  • 7+ years of engineering and manufacturing or packaging experience
  • Working knowledge of food manufacturing and automated packaging
  • Experience managing contractors and engineers on capital projects

Skills & Abilities                                                          

Purpose / Goal

Plan, design, and manage engineering changes to packaging, manufacturing and warehousing processes, maximizing efficiency by analyzing workflow, equipment capacity and layout, assembly methods, work practices, and workforce utilization.

 

Provide assistance and support for projects throughout the organization.

Accountabilities

  • Prepare capital project requests and serve as project leader to complete approved projects on time, on budget.
  • Research, specify, evaluate, design and validate production and packaging equipment as needed to improve plant quality, efficiency and output.
  • Lead and direct the installation of equipment and/or processes; train production personnel on proper operating parameters for new equipment and products; maintain records and documentation of equipment/product trials and scale up (equipment settings, process steps, and product results).
  • Manage positive relationships with outside vendors, ensuring that services are rendered in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Collaborate with production and continuous improvement personnel to support process improvements.
  • Suggest changes to equipment, systems and procedures that will improve safety, quality and/or efficiency.
  • Communicate regularly with members of other departments, offering clear information, positive feedback, and openness to collaborative problem-solving.
  • Manage according to Oxbow values, policies and procedures.
  • Share departmental and project-specific vision and goals to drive awareness, motivation and performance.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2018
Date Closes December 30, 2018
Address 11902 S. 150th Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Experienced (7-15 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 17-2112.00 Industrial Engineers
Zipcode 68138
Name Lucy Sokolowski
Address 11902 S 150th Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68138
Phone 531-721-2334

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Manufacturing - Engineering
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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