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Job Description:

Coperion is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in Salina, KS. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible for the identification and evaluation of quality, process, materials and tooling improvements and development of procedures, fixtures, tools and gauges to ensure continual improvements in accordance with established Company policies, procedures and objectives.

What Coperion Offers You:
Annual Bonus eligibility of 5%
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, and company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage.
Generous 401K Matching Program 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
20 Days of paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, 6 paid sick days
Competitive pay
Opportunities for development and advancement

What youll do:
Continually identify, evaluate, recommend and implement manufacturing process, tooling and quality improvements in order to reduce costs, reduce lead times and improve manufacturing productivity.
Support the shop floor, collaborate on equipment tooling fixturing requirements, review and document suggestions, provide training recommendations and support quality requirements.
Design, procure and maintain manufacturing fixtures and tooling with suppliers.
Responsible for evaluation of suppliers and subcontractors and consult with on manufacturing issues.
Participate in the timely resolution of shop floor manufacturing problems, and ensure proper documentation of manufacturing procedures for process, tooling and fixturing standards.
Participate and drive efforts to constantly reduce set-up time and run times of manufacturing processes.
Recommend equipment changes to effect cost reduction or cost avoidance.
Prepare and maintain documentation for manufacturing procedures and standards. Recommend and support training requirements as required.
Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to improve company processes and products.
Other duties may be assigned

Basic Requirements:
Associate's degree required, Bachelors degree or equivalent preferred from a college or university with a focus in mechanical or manufacturing engineering.
2+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Great to Haves:
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills.
Database Software, ERP, Solid Works and AutoCad preferred.
Willingness to put in the extra hours necessary to complete a project within a deadline.
Detail oriented and have good skills in planning, coordinating, and organizing.
Excellent verbal communication skills when working with internal and external customers.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Physical Demands:
To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employees ability to see near and far distances.

Who we are:
Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperions divisions of Polymer, Equipment & Systems, and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems. Staffed by engineers, chemists, technicians and a variety of industry experts, these Divisions form a powerhouse of process solutions for their customers.

Coperion is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (NYSE: HI) is a global industrial company that provides highly-engineered, mission-critical processing equipment and solutions to customers in over 100 countries around the world. Our portfolio is composed of leading industrial brands that serve large, attractive end markets, including durable plastics, food, and recycling. Guided by our Purpose Shape What Matters For Tomorrow we pursue excellence, collaboration, and innovation to consistently shape solutions that best serve our associates, customers, communities, and other stakeholders. To learn more, visit:

At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

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Contact Information:

606 N Front St
Salina, Kansas 67401
Phone: 785.825.1611

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