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SME Engineer

  • LocationPalm Springs, FL 33406 - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:21 days ago
  • Job no: 38121
  • Category: Maintenance/Engineering

Job Description


Our client, a leading CPG company, is currently seeking an accomplished SME Engineer to join the team. Here is an overview of the role:


1) Oversee and assess existing processes and workflows

2) Optimize productivity by designing, implementing and testing new procedures

3) Instruct staff in quality control and analytical procedures

4) Produce reports regarding nonconformance of products and processes, daily production quality, root cause analyses and trends

5) Create and implement inspection and testing criteria and procedures

6) Document testing procedures, methodologies and criteria

7) Review and update SOPs and quality assurance manuals

8) Identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions

9) Verify that raw materials, purchased parts and components, in-process samples and finished products meet established testing and inspection standards

10) Review documentation necessary for regulatory submissions and inspections

11) Adhere to operating budgets

12) Direct the tracking of defects, test results and other reported data

13) Evaluate new testing and sampling methodologies and technologies to determine usefulness

14) Direct product testing activities throughout production cycles

15) Instruct vendors and contractors on quality guidelines, testing procedures and ways to eliminate deficiencies

16) Lead industrialization of new products to help identify possible problems and develop solutions

17) Review documents or materials for compliance with policies and regulations

18) Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management and staff

19) Perform risk analysis for all new projects and identify opportunities and threats throughout the project lifecycle

20) Validate the choice of equipment and TBOMs with the Production Team

21) Determine capital expenditures opportunities, equipment life cycle and new tooling requirements for all new projects

22) Coordinate requisitions for tooling, change parts and equipment

23) Validate all NPI process maps and routings

24) Validate the routings on all launch sales orders and suggest improvements

25) Develop trial protocols with the Manufacturing Process engineers, R&D and Production engineers

26) Collaborate with TPD and sourcing during the NPI process to ensure operational issues are addressed

27) Work with Technical Packaging Development and Pilot teams

28) Work with equipment designers and the Pilot and Warehouse and Manufacturing teams

29) Design appropriate layout in their area of influence to facilitate the flow of the new product throughout production

30) Determine pack out requirements to ensure optimized efficiency on the line based on customers’ requirements

31) Develop and improve business processes to increase efficiency and to boost profits for the organization during new product introduction and bills of materials changes

32) Perform feasibility study for out of the norm new developments

33) Negotiate with customers and vendors when packaging deviations impact routings during first production

34) Support production needs by participating in troubleshooting of equipment and processes

35) Support PTM with production process related inquiries

36) Participate in daily wall meetings and weekly PDCA to ensure continuous support to production


Critical Requirements


1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the CPG industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in SME engineering


This role is a great opportunity for the right person looking to advance their career with a wonderful company. If you are qualified and think that you are a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP!


Compensation and Other Details


Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience

  • Published on 08 Jul 2021, 12:47 PM