Manufacturing Engineer

Challenging and exciting opportunity as a Manufacturing Engineer with a major manufacturer, based in Northern NJ. Seeking highly motivated, self-directed, hands-on individual to assist with improvements to the machine shop and assembly departments.

Job Summary

Responsible for assisting with improvements to the Manufacturing Departments, including design and implementation of tools and fixtures that will assure quality and cost-effective assembly, both on existing products and new products. Focus will be on Lean Manufacturing principles.

Essential Functions

  • Determines and reviews with Manufacturing Manager all manufacturing processes for feasibility and cost effectiveness, both before and after engineering releases to manufacturing
  • Designs holding fixtures, jigs, and test fixtures
  • Assists with implementing cost reduction projects, tracks and documents progress and effectiveness
  • Manages improvements to manufacturing processes from concept through design, fabrication, and implementation
  • Participates with other Manufacturing Engineers, Assembly, Machine Shop, and Quality Managers in performing failure analysis, root cause analysis, and corrective action of quality failures
  • Will assemble projects
  • Will draw prints in CAD & Solid Works both 2D and 3D

The successful candidate for Manufacturing Engineer will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering Technology required
  • Manufacturing experience in a metals environment. Hands-on equipment experience, such as drill press, milling, turning & grinding equipment
  • PLC programming experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot PLC controlled test fixtures
  • Advanced CAD & Solid Works (2D and 3D) skills required
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience required
  • Must be an expert in using all tool room equipment

For immediate consideration please send resume outlining your related experience.

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