Manufacturing Engineer

CT, Wallingford
0510
01-13-2021
Wallingford, CT
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
1
Exempt

Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer supports the Production Department by resolving issues related to components, equipment and processes used in the manufacture of RF coaxial cable assemblies. The Manufacturing Engineer will work in concert with Production and Operations to assure efficient manufacturing of products to meet customer scheduling and quality requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating/maintaining/reviewing/improving/troubleshooting documentation related to manufacturing and testing of RF coaxial cable assemblies.

  • Conducting feasibility studies to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements.

  • Identifying root cause of mechanical and electrical failures on the production floor.

  • Implementing process improvements to correct manufacturing inefficiencies and failures

  • Providing analysis and solutions to complex material screening and sorting issues

  • Designing/developing tooling and fixtures to support production needs

  • Providing training/qualification/validation for processes and equipment as required

  • Ensuring compliance with internal standards, processes, and procedures.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in the manufacture of raw FR cable or cable assemblies, preferred

  • Experience with resistance soldering equipment, preferred

  • Experience with PNA test equipment, preferred

  • Experienced using Lean Principles and tools

  • Experience using Control Processes and Procedures including Change Management System, Nonconformance Reports, Engineering Specifications, Takt time/rate, Corrective & Preventive Action (CAPA), and Work Instructions

  • Experience using Six Sigma and/or or other problem-solving methodologies

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Proficiency with SolidWorks, preferred

  • Experience reading and understanding drawings and specifications

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time and project management skills