The Production Engineer is responsible to develop, implement and maintain methods, operation routings and processes in the manufacture, fabrication, assembly and testing of parts, sub and final assemblies. This position also interfaces with and serves as intermediary between the engineering design, quality inspection and production implementation functions with respect to new product introductions. Applicant must have the ability to continually improve the quality, manufacturability and value of current products utilizing 5S, Kanban, SMED, and other Lean tools, estimate manufacturing costs, determine time standards, and make recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new and existing product lines. Will maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations ensuring robust processes are in place.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Generation of assembly procedures, special processes, test reports, other technical documents.
Review and input to Engineering Design Reviews to promote testability and manufacturability
Develop manufacturing strategies for new products by performing detailed feasibility, project timing and cost estimate studies.
Leads process development and integration efforts for introduction of new and redesigned products. Works with Operations and Engineering to develop production ready process.
Evaluate existing fixture designs for special processes, assembly and test operations.
Document and maintain processes for manufacturing/assembly operations.
Assist in the preparation and processing of Engineering Change Requests & Notices
Create and maintain standard work instructions and quality plans.
Investigate and resolve equipment and process problems.
Analyze existing production equipment and performance to provide recommendations for enhanced capacity, efficiency, customer service, quality and safety.
Promote, implement and oversee production cost reduction ideas using lean methodologies focused on improvement of processes and lead associated effort to full implementation.
Drive the identification and adoption of "best practices"
BS in Engineering (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial) or 3-5 years of experience in electronics manufacturing or process oriented environments
Demonstrated exposure to and application of a variety of lean and Six Sigma tools (value stream)
Competitive Salary commensurate with experience and ability.
Excellent Benefits Package is available.
Due to the military nature of our activities and associated regulations, only candidates bearing US citizenship will be considered.