Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Manufacturers Association of Central New York, Inc.
Industries
O*Net Code
17-3026.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
61125
State
NY
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 66 total skills | 61125 total hours
Safety and Workplace Orientation - 500 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of general workplace procedures, policies, etc.
125 hrs
Describe workplace structure, workflow, and relation of trade to the workflow.
125 hrs
Learn and follow workplace safety policies.
125 hrs
Learn emergency procedures and implement (if necessary).
125 hrs
Central Quality Engineering - 10125 req. hrs
Support quality improvement technicians as they respond to: Production line calls; interact with Assembly/Testing/Final
875 hrs
Inspection (ATF) quality and product engineering technicians; measure suspect parts; screen parts; support Emergency Quality Responses (EQR).
875 hrs
Become familiar with prints, standards, Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR), waivers, deviations, and EQR procedures.
875 hrs
Support customer-specific inspections, write up findings, escalate issues, participate in daily quality meetings.
875 hrs
Shadow Certified Quality Auditors (CQA) as they respond to: Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) quality calls, use diagnostic systems and databases to diagnose fault codes/complaints, place emergency part orders, and receive OEM quality rejected parts.
875 hrs
Shadow Quality Systems Technicians as they conduct Marine Witness Tests (if applicable), conduct Repeatability and Reliability (R&R) studies, and perform various audits.
875 hrs
Shadow Reliability Technicians as they: track and report Early Life Failures (or equivalent depending on industry), supplier-caused OEM defects, track major quality/repair issues.
875 hrs
Support product quality auditors as they perform teardown & rebuild quality audits, conduct failure analyses.
875 hrs
Become familiar with hand tools, torque wrenches, feeler gauges, impact guns, product disassembly and reassembly.
875 hrs
Shadow Metrology Technicians as they conduct measurements using: calipers, micrometers, optical comparators, height gauges, gauge blocks, and dial bore gauges.
875 hrs
Shadow Measurement Technicians as they conduct measurements using: profilometers, roundness gauges, super micrometers, Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM), and other precision measurement equipment.
875 hrs
Assembly/Testing/Final Inspection - 22125 req. hrs
Shadow engineers, technicians, and fabrication shop workers.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with work station content, flow, workstation time studies, and overcycle data.
1000 hrs
Understand National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) and ergonomic standards when designing racks.
1000 hrs
Learn basics of AutoCAD layout and rack designs.
1000 hrs
Determine line balance and manpower needs based on required efficiencies.
1000 hrs
Participate in quality improvement activities.
1000 hrs
Shadow electrical troubleshooting.
1000 hrs
Receive introduction to electrical safety requirements.
1000 hrs
Receive introduction to assembly processes, equipment and maintenance/ troubleshooting/repair needs.
1000 hrs
Receive introduction to specific safety requirements and equipment safety considerations.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with tool fixtures and tool installations.
1000 hrs
Develop understanding of product movement systems on shopfloor.
1000 hrs
Machining - 43125 req. hrs
Become familiar with quality database calculations.
1000 hrs
Partner with line engineers/technicians to track line quality defect(s) and discrepant material per employer procedure.
1000 hrs
Support creation of quality alerts.
1000 hrs
Develop understanding of control plans and operator level quality documents.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
1000 hrs
Learn to use statistical software (e.g., Minitab) for capability analysis.
1000 hrs
Support a gage R&R study and calculation.
1000 hrs
Participate in customer-facing discussions with line Engineer/Technician.
1000 hrs
Participate in root cause analysis (such as A3)/Production Preparation Process (3P) analysis on everyday problems.
1000 hrs
Learn tool requirement and tool change procedures.
1000 hrs
Partner with Engineers and Tool Coordinators to become familiar with all types of tooling: mills, drills, taps, reamers, grinding wheels, lapping tape and stones, tool holders, etc.
1000 hrs
Learn material procurement processes.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with tool test processes and procedures.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with the tool re-grind process.
1000 hrs
Learn tool measurement techniques using micrometers, comparators, dial indicators, etc.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate understanding of Lock Out/Tag Out (LO/TO) procedure; Obtain status to perform LO/TO on selected equipment.
1000 hrs
Utilize part prints, process sheets, and tool drawings to demonstrate an understanding of operational sequences and connection between operator tasks, process documentation, and inspection/control plans.
1000 hrs
Learn and perform hands-on metrology/parts inspection.
1000 hrs
Demonstrate understanding of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs.
1000 hrs
Partner with line Engineer and Technicians to troubleshoot machining processes regarding machine and quality.
1000 hrs
Understand lift table data and how it is used to help create CNC machining programs.
1000 hrs
Product Engineering - 61125 req. hrs
Shadow operations engineers as they respond to: production line calls, interact with Quality and Supplier Quality Improvement (SQI) technicians and engineers.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with prints, standards, Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR), waivers, deviations, and EQR procedures.
1000 hrs
Shadow problem solving engineers as they: evaluate failed components/parts, develop investigation plans and design reviews, and report out in product quality forums.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with component/product failure analysis, 7-Step Problem Solving, Factor Tree Analysis, and design reviews.
1000 hrs
Shadow systems performance integration engineers as they: plan tests, set up data acquisition, complete test routes, and analyze data.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with: calibrations, software, test planning, instrumentation.
1000 hrs
Shadow after treatment integration engineers and on-board diagnostic engineers as they: evaluate fault codes, develop investigation plans, develop calibrations, and develop diagnostics.
1000 hrs
Shadow engineering build technicians as they: review test requests, build test products, install instrumentation, and conduct repairs and modifications.
1000 hrs
Shadow Applied Mechanics & Instrumentation (AMI) Technicians as they review: Test requests, select measurement methods, install gauges and instrumentation, and wire instrumentation to data acquisition equipment.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with strain gauges, pressure transducers, load cells, thermocouples, etc.
1000 hrs
Shadow Applied Mechanics & Instrumentation Engineers as they: calibrate instrumentation, conduct tests, gather & analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with data acquisition equipment, test procedures, and analysis techniques.
1000 hrs
Shadow product test Technicians as they: operate test rigs, swap components, monitor testing, and collect data.
1000 hrs
Shadow test Engineers and Technicians as they: work with customers to define deliverables, develop preliminary concepts. Construct test rigs, and develop measurement systems.
1000 hrs
Shadow Materials Technicians and Metallurgists as they: prepare metallurgical samples (if applicable), measure macro- and micro-hardness, review structure, and use advanced analysis equipment.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with lab safety, sectioning, micro-preparation, polishing, hardness testing, metallographic analysis, and advanced analysis.
1000 hrs
Shadow Materials Technicians and Chemists as they: prepare samples, run tests, and draw conclusions.
1000 hrs
Become familiar with: viscometers, titration, spectrometers, and advanced analysis equipment.
1000 hrs

Technical Instruction

Safety and Health
General Workplace Safety
# | 36 hrs
First Aid & CPR (minimum 6.5 hours)
# | 36 hrs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
# | 36 hrs
Right-to-Know/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
# | 36 hrs
Asbestos Awareness (if present – see Attachment to Appendix B)
# | 36 hrs
Lockout/Tagout (LO/TO)
# | 36 hrs
Sexual Harassment Prevention – must comply with Section 201-g of the Labor Law
# | 36 hrs
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour General Industry
# | 36 hrs
OSHA 30-Hour General Industry (at option of sponsor)
# | 36 hrs