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Foundry Engineer

Company: Mueller Water Products
Location: Decatur
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

For more than 160 years, Mueller Water Products has been a leader in the water infrastructure industry, focused on developing quality products and innovative solutions to help municipalities deliver clean, safe drinking water to hundreds of millions of people. Our important mission to help deliver clean, safe drinking water guides our corporate commitment and the daily work of each of our employees. Join our mission to help make this world a better place for generations to come.

In this role, you will be instrumental in building best-in-class manufacturing operational practices in support of producing the next generation of water infrastructure products that deliver clean and safe drinking water to communities across North America. Our manufacturing technologies spans across the value chain from casting, machining, and assembly to manufacture current state of the art and next-generation IoT products to monitor, alert, and inform operators of real-time conditions within their clean water distribution network.

Focused in Mueller foundry engineering and operations, the ideal candidate will leverage their strong technical knowledge to develop and deploy solutions for optimized productivity, asset utilization, and cost reduction. This position is an integral part of Mueller's long term growth strategy in growing and accelerating technical capabilities in its foundry operations. This role will provide a broad range of experiences in various facets to accelerate development of foundry knowledge areas and operations. The Foundry Development Engineering Program will offer experience across the spectrum of foundry knowledge areas including Metallurgy, Simulation, Lost Foam, Green Sand DISA, Tool Design, Equipment, Design, Layout, Quality, and Operations Support. Rotations will involve leading and managing mission critical projects in one or more of our foundries to deliver process, performance, cost, and efficiency improvements.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Develop strong working knowledge of foundry technical operations
  • Manage key projects in support of improved foundry throughput, cost efficiency, and technology upgrades
  • Support daily operations with problem definition, root cause analysis, and corrective action implementation
  • Performs other related duties related to Manufacturing Engineering:
    • Project Management
    • Capital Prioritization & Tracking
    • Engineering Tools (ie. PFMEA, Equip Qualification, Capacity Analysis)
      Required Experience And/or Education
      • Bachelor's degree in Foundry or Industrial Technologies, Materials Science, Metallurgy, Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering
      • Relevant work experience
      • Minimum 3.0 GPA required
      • Team player with excellent written and communication skills
      • Ability to work independently and adapt to change quickly
      • Effectively problem-solve and deliver high quality results
      • Open to new challenges and business environments
      • Ability to translate strategic direction(s) into actionable and demonstrable results
      • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
        Perks Of Joining Our Team
        • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Paid Holidays
        • Tuition Reimbursement Program
        • Referral Bonuses
        • Other Benefits Also Available
          We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.

Keywords: Mueller Water Products, Decatur , Foundry Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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