Hayward Industries

  • Manufacturing Engineer I

    Job Locations US-RI-N. Kingstown
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1899
  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing.  Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment.  Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.

     

    Position Overview:

    To plan and perform a variety of manufacturing engineering functions to establish productive, cost effective manufacturing methods and processes.

     

    Responsibilities

    Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods and standards by studying product requirements, researching, and designing, modifying, and testing
    • Analyzes, improves and plans work force utilization, space requirements, equipment layout, and workflow to ensure maximum efficiency
    • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product and tooling to ensure efficient production methods that support design for automation
    • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards
    • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions
    • Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes
    • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
    • Keeps equipment operational by using manufacturer’s instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks
    • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential
    • Participate in Kaizen events to ensure continuous process improvement
    • Contributes to cross functional team effort
    • Performs other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Experience with PC based Word, Excel, MS Project, Access, Power Point, CAD, Solid Works
    • Experience dealing with complexity, informing others, leadership, manufacturing methods and procedures, manufacturing quality, product development, design for automation and presenting technical information
    • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis
    • Ability to effectively present information to management, engineers, vendors, assembly line supervisors and workers
    • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and does not require exercising independent judgement
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
    • Works under immediate supervision

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelors of Science degree (B.S) from a four-year college or university in Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering
    • 1 to 4 years of experience in a related position within a manufacturing environment
    • Experience with implementing and maintaining automated systems preferred

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