Forest River, Inc.
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R & D Engineer
Summary
Title:R & D Engineer
ID:2084183
Location / LocalizaciĆ³n:12 Marine Division
City, State / Ciudad, Estado:Middlebury, IN
Description
Forest River, Inc., the Nation’s largest manufacturer of Recreational Vehicles, Cargo Trailers, Transit Buses and Boats has an immediate opening.

Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that new products are 'designed for manufacture' by using Simultaneous Engineering techniques and working closely with the Marketing, Sales, and Engineering departments
  • Communicate with management and production personnel to develop production and design standards
  • Estimate production costs, cost savings methods, and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management review, action, and control
  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities
  • Help to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization
  • Design, assemble, implement and install jigs, fixtures, and templates for production as deemed necessary
  • Design, implement, and carry out procedures for wide range of testing requirements
  • Fabricating of rail/chassis/ furniture/ systems assemblies from drawings and sketches
  • Training of production personnel on ECNs
Qualifications:
  • Ability to understand and specify general and geometric tolerances
  • Work with minimal supervision from concept through release of new products
  • Able to multitask and shift priorities to satisfy various tasks and timelines
  • Contribute to and embrace the Environmental Health and Safety Culture
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required, including testing of boats, transporting boats, supplier interaction, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Autodesk Inventor and AutoCad knowledge
  • Ability to MIG/TIG weld aluminum
Forest River offers a stable work environment that is fast paced. Our employees enjoy a highly competitive Wage and Benefit Package.  We are looking for dedicated individuals with experience in the Industry as well as other Manufacturing Processes.
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