Manufacturing Engineer in Pelham, NH at WAKEFIELD-VETTE

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pelham, NH
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/15/2018

Job Description

SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the manufacturing engineer position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards. Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
Liaise with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Conducts Value Stream Analysis, manufacturing process flow redesigns, and time and motion studies.
Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and capture potential efficiencies.
Leads plant management and employees in conceptualizing, planning and implementing, and sustaining continuous improvements by utilizing Lean Manufacturing tools



Note: This job description provides an outline of the essential functions and qualifications necessary for this position. It is not all-inclusive, and duties may change, be added or deleted according to business need.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/ Manufacturing engineering required.
5-7 + years work experience in a lean manufacturing facility in an engineering type role.
Experience with tool fixture design.
Thermal design manufacturing experience highly desirable.
Able to effectively carry out a vision, plan, and coordinate the activities of the Manufacturing Production Systems group with Production, Materials, Quality, and Engineering functions.
Experience working in a machining company, tooling and fixture design.
Thermal design manufacturing experience highly desirable.
Good working knowledge of cutting tool applications CNC machine setups
Experienced project leader, with solid and proven project management skills.
Experience with MasterCam, Solidworks, and AutoCAD is preferred
Proficiency in MS Office, technically savvy.
Strong analytical, organization and communication skills.
A high energy, team player with a go-getter attitude.