Manufacturing Engineer - Lead

SUMMARY:
The Manufacturing Engineer develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods.  Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.  Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Creates manufacturing plans and detailed digital visual work instructions.  Provide redlines and/or updating of Manufacturing Work Instructions on the shop floor.

Assists in tool design when required to help support operations by developing tooling concepts and using of CAD . CAM software to model and release of tool drawings.

Ability to deploy model-based designs (MBD) into production floor by utilizing manufacturing interfaces and tools as needed.

Should have expertise to work with advanced manufacturing functions and engineering integration to deploy continuous improvements in manufacturing processes.

Reviews and manages the configuration management of manufacturing programs, workflows, MES systems, as applicable by integrating into ERP and PLM systems

Must have a good understanding of MRB/ERB/CCB processes and capable of dispositioning engineering documents or designs effectively.

Communicates manufacturing plans and processes to internal and external customers through Manufacturing Readiness Reviews.

Continuously work to improve manufacturing methods, efficiency, and product quality.  Participate in continuous improvement projects.

Creating and improving manufacturing processes to meet challenging hardware requirements.

Reviewing engineering designs and drawings for accuracy and manufacturability.

Managing Manufacturing Bill of Materials using ERP / PLM systems.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and demonstrate the ability to determine critical parameters and develop process controls.

Proven multi-tasker and self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Working knowledge of machining processes; lathe, milling, CNC programming.

Ability to interface with project engineering, industrial engineering, quality engineering and functional leads. 

Experience with CAD software.

Requires U.S. Citizenship.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering field.

10+ years related engineering experience.

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