Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical support and services in the development of production methods, facilities and systems, and the planning, estimating, measuring and scheduling of work. They are employed by manufacturing and insurance companies, government departments, and establishments in other industries.
- Operates production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and a company’s standard operating procedures;
- Calibrates and adjusts manufacturing equipment to ensure the quality of the completed product;
- Inspects the completed product to confirm quality and adherence to client specifications;
- Starts and shuts down processing equipment;
- Deploys and verifies the functionality of safety equipment;
- Plans and organizes work to meet production and schedule requirements;
- Collects and compiles operational data to assist in the development of estimates and schedules;
- Creates and revises manufacturing documentation such as cost estimates, cutting schedules, work instructions and process control sheets;
- Provides technical design assistance to aid in product or process improvements;
- Specifies, designs, and verifies documentation for commissioning new manufacturing jigs, equipment and processes;
- Creates, reviews and revises manufacturing process drawings to ensure adherence to company standards;
- Maintains accurate engineering documentation related to process changes aimed at improvements in product quality;
- Assists engineering personnel to establish manufacturing processes through the fabrication of first piece samples of new products and the collection of related data.
Two-year college program in industrial or manufacturing engineering technology