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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Ref: 288691
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • Industry: Manufacturing Warehousing / Industrial Software
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $80,000 - $85,000

Opportunity Description

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for overseeing all engineering aspects of the manufacturing processes from support/improvements of existing processes to the implementation of new processes to manufacturing.

Job Duties

  • Support existing equipment and processes on the manufacturing floor
  • Work with manufacturing to design tools, equipment, and processes to produce wire/tube base components
  • Investigate new manufacturing practices and equipment to support or further improve existing and new products
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing issue and develop a plan to contain, correct, and put preventive/corrective actions in place to reduce the possibility of reoccurrence
  • Participate in a continuous improvement program which includes the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of current products being manufactured
  • Take lead on improvement projects from design to implementation to manufacturing
  • Generate system documentation including creation of prints, procedures, work instructions, specifications, PM maintenance, and other documentation as necessary
  • Support internal development projects and goals
  • Constructively communicate with operators and other departments
  • Effectively present findings or oral arguments to management when necessary
  • Work closely with the component engineering group to release components from the development stages to mass manufacturing.
  • Work with Operations, Quality, Customer Service, Logistics, and HR as required
  • Adhere to company procedures / quality standards and ensure compliance to customer specifications and applicable external regulations (ex: FDA).  
  • Support QC with the development of root cause analysis and corrective action for customer NCR/RMA.
  • Apply statistical methods such as design of experiments, SPC, etc
  • Other special projects as required by manager

Education

  • BS or MS in Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering

Experience & Skills Required

  • 5 years related experience, capable of working in a dynamic environment, well organized and self-motivated.  
  • Must be proficient with MS Office and CAD solid modeling (preferably SolidWorks).  
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work effectively with minimal supervision.  
  • General Metallurgy knowledge and/or knowledge of NiTi properties and how processing changes these properties 
  • Experience with Process Controls: Control Plan, pFMEA, DOE, MSA, Problem solving, etc.  
  • Experience working in ISO-9001/13485 or similar environment