Manufacturing Engineer in Ladson, SC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Ladson, SC
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Job Description

Job #:  968369
Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest Information Technology and Engineering staffing firm, has an opportunity for a PLC Engineer to work for a top Automotive company in Charleston, SC
If interested, please send resume to Cassie at
Manufacturing Engineer
Job Summary:
Responsible for the design of tooling and equipment and in planning the manufacturing process for parts and assemblies for a designated manufacturing area. Work is of the technical nature where independent judgment is used and decisions are made within the limits of general practice policies. Works with minimal supervision.
Essential Functions:
  • Analyses assembly equipment for the best method of manufacture
  • Specifies tools, equipment and processes to produce a part or assembly, or evaluate processes in assigned areas
  • Directs the design and building of tools and equipment, or recommends improvements to existing processes
  • Define metrics to accurately measure machine performance
  • Controls parameters and recipes for existing and new products
  • Develops and documents new tools, equipment, and processes
  • Participates in teams and cross-functional groups
  • Provides technical assistance and support to manufacturing operations
  • Analyses product variation plans and implements process capability improvements
  • Develops statistically based manufacturing control strategies
  • Develops and implements productivity improvements
  • Evaluates and implements new technologies
  • Performs special projects as required

All employees are responsible for having an awareness and understanding of ISO 140001
College graduate with AS degree in Mechanical or Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of PLC logic and related controls.
  • Knowledge of materials and methods of manufacturing
  • 3-5 years of experience in automated equipment, tool design, tool engineering, maintenance and/or related functions
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, electrical schematics, and drawings
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical systems

Specific Skills:
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Desired – Education/Skills/Experience:
  • Familiar with Tier I and/or Tier II automotive supplier specifications
  • Ability to read, write, or speak German
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot Siemens based controllers
  • Familiar with friction welding, balancing, and electro-static painting processes

What we offer!
Our Client takes pride in selecting employees who will contribute to their success while finding personal reward and satisfaction in their work. That is why they offer a competitive total compensation package which includes:
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life/Long-Term/Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Matching 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development opportunities among many other benefits

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.