Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Smart Factory, Charlotte NC​

Stanley Black & Decker

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago

US - Corporate

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Job Description

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Smart Factory, Charlotte NC​

We Don't Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

This is the career you've been waiting for your whole life. Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you'll get the unique chance to impact some of the world's most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black & Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are
We're the World's largest tool company. We're industry visionaries. We're solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Who You Are
You're a curious problem solver who has the ability to bring big ideas to life. You're creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease. You're agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always. You also have:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • At least 5 years of lean Manufacturing environment work experience
  • Experience working with multiple functions and disciplines in a matrix organization to build consensus and drive decision making. (Operations, Sourcing, finance, IT, etc.)
  • ERP/MES and other manufacturing systems knowledge/experience
  • Experience with advanced manufacturing techniques and the latest technology advances
  • Ability to interact with Automation and Robotic systems to review product design and specifications
  • Experience with PLC programming and ladder logic.
  • 3D/2D CAD (Solidworks / AutoCAD)
  • Ability to read Blueprints, Electrical/Hydraulic Schematics
  • Understanding of GD&T
  • Preparing capital equipment justifications and requests
  • Proficiency utilizing operations/computer simulation
  • Project management skills to create, manage and deliver projects and budgets
  • Decisive and confident, open and candid with the ability to energize others
  • Strong sense of urgency, accountability and personal commitment
What You'll Do
As a Digital Manufacturing Engineer, you'll be part of our Industry 4.0 team located in Charlotte, NC.
  • Develop and own delivery of overall Industry 4.0 roadmap for specific plants within our business units, including financial and technology goals
  • Partner with Plant Managers, local plant team members, Productivity leaders, Lean leaders, IT and others to support and ensure alignment with current and future business unit goals
  • Develop deep understanding of plant manufacturing processes
  • Lead development and deployment of digital manufacturing technology and agile automation production systems into global manufacturing facilities
  • Train plants on site for new system deployments
  • Analyze data and trends to identify problems and opportunities and makes recommendations to reduce gaps
  • Drive required process change in the plant to ensure value capture
  • Support hyper care, change management and adoption of new technology on-site
  • Develop and prepare formal cost justifications for purchase of capital equipment
  • Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment and purchase of equipment.
  • Conduct site surveys of plants, understanding of process flow and machine capability to capture data that will be used to design the systems
  • Create system requirements for each plant while standardizing on those already created
  • Collaborate with multiple functions including IT and Operations on project requirements and deliverables to meet launch deadlines
  • Drive maturity of the overall plant knowledge of technology, drive change management and adoption of new technologies, and ensure factories in the regions have the best access to advice and the latest technological thinking and possible solutions
  • Lead the local strategy in making the right technology decisions based on solid evaluation practices
  • Partner with the COE team to ensure standardization and best practices are followed throughout the businesses
  • Leads Kaizen events and teams to solve problems and provide for productivity
  • Create standardization with documentation and playbooks for future launches
  • Work with the plants and vendors to continuously improve systems
  • Sustain technology by analyzing and creating reports to continuously drive new insights and value in the plants
  • Research, evaluate, become Subject Matter Expert, and deploy specific manufacturing technology solutions
  • Stay current with current technologies and industry trends
Benefits & Perks (do not move or delete)
You'll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You'll Also Get (do not move or delete)
  • Career Opportunity: Career paths aren't linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you'll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).
  • Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that's how the best work gets done. You'll find we like to have fun here, too.
  • Purpose-Driven Company: You'll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.
Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world's largest, fastest growing and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.



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