Manufacturing Engineer II in Greater Pittsburgh Area at Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/8/2020

Job Snapshot


 About the Division

MEPPI’s Transportation Systems Division operates North American manufacturing and testing facilities for Propulsion, Onboard power supply systems, Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), and HVAC that are specifically designed for the North American transit industry. Our manufacturing facilities combine Mitsubishi Electric’s successful manufacturing principles along with the economic benefits of local production and sourcing of components to meet our strict manufacturing standards. These benefits also ensure our adherence to the Buy America Act (BAA) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE/WBE/MBE) requirements.

Mitsubishi Electric boasts a worldwide supply record spanning over fifty (50) years, across twenty-six (26) countries and over 29,000 vehicles. Our rolling stock products are of highest quality and exceed all transit industry requirement in reliability and performance metrics.

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Perform engineering activities in support of continuous improvement and optimization of operations and processes used in the manufacturing, assembly, test, installation and servicing of locally manufactured transit related products for the Transportation Systems Division (TSD).

  • Assist with developing proposals and estimates by reviewing manufacturing specifications and estimating manufacturing processes and costs.
  • Participate in make vs buy decisions related to TSD manufacturing capabilities and capacities.
  • Develop processes, procedures, work instructions, inspection check sheets and test records with the support of designers, QA, engineering, assemblers and testers.
  • Participate in the design and fabrication of specialized jigs, tools, fixtures, and measurement and test equipment for production processes.  
  • Identify required specialized manufacturing equipment through periodic equipment reviews, analyses of capital expenditures, and the Division’s current and future manufacturing needs.
  • Act as a liaison for the MELCO-directed shop training for new assembly and test procedures.
  • Train the trainer for new assembly and test procedures.
  • Develop bills of material (BOMs) and incorporate them into the MRP system for use by procurement and production. 
  • Perform and coordinate work flow/motion time studies for continuous improvement. Develop efficient repetitive manufacturing techniques.
  • Recommend improvements in all phases of manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • Participate in designing and implementing facility layouts, work cell layouts, improvements in workforce utilization, production cost reductions, material flows and production flows to optimize profitability.
  • Participate in the activities of the Safety Committee.
  • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the TSD Operations Department through interaction with other MEPPI Divisions and vendors.
  • Know MEPPI’s Quality, Safety, and Environmental Policies. Be able to fully discuss the importance of these policies and how they impact work

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering with 3-5 years of related experience in light industrial manufacturing environment, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate knowledge of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills required to communicate with customers, employees and suppliers.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and on several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to read and create technical drawings and material.
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on MS Office products, CAD software, and ERP/MRP systems.

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in a shop environment with moving machines and varying levels of noise and temperature. 
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time as required.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability