Manufacturing Engineer

Employer
Local Company
Location
Hamden
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 15, 2017
Closes
Nov 12, 2017
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Solar Seal is growing! We have created a new role to help improve, develop and implement manufacturing processes. This is an ideal opportunity for an entry to mid level ME with the proven skills & qualifications to succeed. Does this sound like you?

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, document, and improve manufacturing processes
  • Develop quality plans for products and processes
  • Develop and implement corrective action based on root cause analysis
  • Develop lean manufacturing procedures, reduce product lead time, promote visual factory environment
  • Plan, commission and maintain machine and assembly production lines;
  • Lead quality improvement efforts through training, communication and implementation of new processes
  • Manage equipment purchase and installation;
  • Prepare manufacturing documentation, standards, processes and procedures
  • Coordinate projects
  • Monitor and assess current quality performance to identify and assess opportunities for performance and process improvements.
  • Work closely with internal and external customers, as well as vendors to resolve issues and provide technical support
  • Establish and maintain facility layouts
  • Monitors processes for improvement opportunities in safety, quality, delivery, and cost through lean problem solving methodology and proactively leads root cause/counter-measure resolution as necessary.
  • Lead and direct meetings with other team members and hourly associates

Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing Engineer with 3-5 years' experience
  • BS in Engineering and /or Manufacturing or equivalent
  • Lean manufacturing practices ( Kanban, Poke-Yoke, JIT, Value Stream Mapping)
  • Experience with Assembly Operations, Machining processes and tool design as required
  • SPC implementation and practical application
  • Ability to think progressively and creatively while keeping the future of the company and its' employees in mind
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration capabilities
  • Basic computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD a plus
  • Strong Communication skills