Manufacturing Engineer

Nashua, NH 03060

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 51277

Our client, located in Southern NH is looking for a skilled Manufacturing Engineer with an Electronics background to assist with their growing business.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Utilize meters, scopes, analyzers, and power supplies to trouble-shoot PCB' s, circuits, and products during the production testing; design, build, and program automation fixtures using Matlab/LabView
  • Develop and deploy validated assembly fixtures and manufacturing processes; provide recommendations to co-workers regarding fabrication techniques, assembly steps, tooling, and materials; advise and solicit observations from Assemblers and Testers.
  • Utilize lean manufacturing techniques to improve manufacturing efficiency; analyze and plan work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assure consistency of product and process quality by defining test methods; validate finished-product and process capabilities; define and establish production standards.
  • Review process trends by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; maintain product and process databases; compile data from field service and present corrective action plans; utilize statistical software (Excel, MiniTab, etc) to forecast trends and adjust accordingly
  • Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; estimate future manufacturing requirements; deliver results in accordance with production schedules.
  • Create break-even spreadsheets; recommend make-versus-buy decisions; understand materials and process costing.
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with agency regulations.
  • Work closely with other Manufacturing Engineers and Purchasing Manager on vendor support activities; conduct training of contract manufacturers; request, review, and confirm vendor corrective action.
  • Maintain capital equipment accuracy by coordinating maintenance and repair services for Client’ s environmental chamber, custom test equipment and manufacturing equipment.
  • Participate with NPI by validating processes, writing test procedures, reviewing test equipment and training personnel.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Document and submit Engineering Change Requests and Orders.
  • Supports Purchasing, Materials, and Field Service Managers; intervenes with Quality Control, Engineering and Sales staff as required.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors of Science in Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Electrical combined with 7 to 10 years manufacturing experience.
  • Proven success with a 50 to 100 employee manufacturing company.
  • Positive attitude, team contributor, follows through on communications and achieving expected results.
  • Self-starter willing to assume ownership of process and product problems throughout the production floor.
  • Strong analytical skills and expertise to collect, organize, analyze, and summarize findings; develops conclusions and recommendations.
  • Knowledgeable with financial and accounting principles.
  • Lean Manufacturing - Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Don' t feel you are the best fit for this job but know someone who is? Refer someone who is hired for this role (or ANY other) and we will offer you a referral bonus for helping us to keep our client happy.

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