Sr Manufacturing Engineer in Wilmington, MA at Tecomet

Date Posted: 2/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer will develop and implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods and controls. Coordinate manufacturing launch for new or revised products. Support daily management activities to ensure commitments are achieved and communicated to the customer support teams.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements optimized, highly capable and cost-effective manufacturing processes and inspection methods, in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.
  • Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, assembly methods and controls by utilizing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools.
  • Collaborates with Quality Engineering for product tooling, gauging and fixtures design to ensure production methods are robust in support to achieving zero defects, reducing cost of poor quality and implement standard work.
  • Supports creation of PFMEAs and control plans.
  • Estimates resource requirements, production times, and relative costs to provide data for operational decision-making.
  • Documents and qualifies manufacturing and inspection methods.
  • Assists with justifications for capital expenditures.
  • Works closely with manufacturing departments to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
  • Provides engineering support to the production department to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems to ensure On Time Delivery to customers as well as improving productivity.
  • Leads Root Cause Analysis for non-conformances and Corrective Actions (CAPA).
  • Leads IQ/OQ/PQ and other process validations activities.
  • Leads projects for Lean Initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing of components and assemblies of moderate to high complexity.
  • Demonstrated engineering experience in a high precision machine shop and/or assembly environment.
  • Experience in medical devices manufacturing is highly preferred.
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency in the use of Mastercam, Solidworks, CREO/ProE or other CAD/CAM software.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and GD&T required.
  • Ability to develop CNC programs desired.
  • Secondary process experience (welding, polishing, electro-polish, passivation, assembly) desired.
  • Experience in fixture design and tooling selection.
  • Strong statistical analysis background preferred.
  • Highly knowledgeable of lean techniques and six sigma tools with a Green Belt certification being a plus.
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, and production equipment required.
  • Effective at planning, prioritizing and organizing own work and activities.
  • Experience with quality control systems and documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills and self-motivated.
  • Team player with entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Problem solving and root cause analysis 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/Vets/Disabled