Role details

Production Engineer III

Torrington   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking engineer with 5+ years experience in similar role
  • Must be able to obtain top secret security clearance

About Our Client


Job Description

  • Develops manufacturing processes to achieve defined quality and rate goals, including training of operators.
  • Create and update production technical data package documents IAW customer requirements.
  • Develop layout of manufacturing cell design including tooling, machinery and equipment.
  • Prepares process documentation including standard work packages, and manufacturing instructions and process specifications in a visual format.
  • Populates product structures and routers in IFS Applications, an ERP system.
  • Participates in new product development and failure investigations.
  • Responsible for Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Develops preventative maintenance schedules and supports the mechanics in maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Responsible for safety and environmental compliance while maintaining effectiveness of product work cell.
  • Drives continuous improvement activities including lean Cell conversion, SPC implementation and SMED.
  • Interface with a variety of personnel in support of production including operators, quality engineers, inspectors, shop floor supervisors, program managers, project engineers and design engineers.
  • Experience in plastic extrusion, powder handling and processing and material reduction processes is a plus.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate must have a BS/MS in an engineering discipline, preferably mechanical engineering or manufacturing engineering and 5+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering.

Required experience includes:

  • Experience in manual and semi-automated mechanical assembly, process development and evaluation.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing systems and techniques.
  • Familiarity with configuration management practices.
  • Fundamental knowledge of root cause/corrective and preventative action and the ability to walk project teams and customers through the analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite software.
  • Background in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing or Continuous Improvement and strong problem solving skills.

What's on Offer

Salary DOE + benefits

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