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manufacturing engineer

Company: Randstad
Location: Watertown
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

manufacturing engineer.

  • watertown , connecticut

  • posted 1 day ago

    job details

    • $70,000 - $95,000 per year

    • permanent

    • bachelor degree

    • category computer and mathematical occupations

    • reference1000830

      job details
      job summary:
      Client is in search of a Manufacturing Engineer with proven experience creating optimizations with both equipment and processes within a manufacturing environment Ideal candidates will have a BS in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering or 5+ yrs of manufacturing engineering experience.
      If you are interested in this position please today and call us directly. Thank you!
      location: Watertown, Connecticut
      job type: Permanent
      salary: $70,000 - 95,000 per year
      work hours: 8am to 4pm
      education: Bachelors
      The Manufacturing Engineer will manage projects ranging from process improvements to evaluation, financial justification, procurement and the implementation of capital equipment purchases. Candidates will be providing hands-on engineering support to the manufacturing floor by improving equipment manufacturing processes and working with Operators, Supervisors and other personnel to increase productivity, capacity, improve safety, quality, and increase equipment reliability and uptime.

      • Provides direct support to facilities, manufacturing equipment, production processes, maintenance and safety; provides production support

      • Designs, develops, tests, sources, cost justifies, and installs various tools, modifications, fixturing, machinery and equipment for production to increase safety, throughput, quality, capacity, and reliability. Manage the completion of those projects from conception through evaluation, justification, purchase, and implementation.

      • Works with, schedules, manages, and supervises outside contractors, (electrical, mechanical, PLC programming, construction, plumbing, HVAC, building, etc...), to resolve material and/or equipment problems and to research & implement upgrades, new tools and operating procedures.

      • Works with Operators, Supervisors, Maintenance and QA department to improve processes and troubleshoot equipment repair, and maintenance.

        -- Champion continuous improvement projects to enhance safety, yield, consistency, quality, performance, reliability, equipment capacity and processes.

        • Work closely with Applications Engineers to ensure manufacturability and cost effectiveness of new product designs.

        • Provide well-defined process prints and PFMEA documentation while meeting TS16949 APQP requirements.

        • Ensure all projects are launched with TPS principles, (Lean Mfg.), and strive to manufacture products one at a time, on demand, defect free at lowest cost. Support new programs and cost improvement projects up to one year after launch to achieve 95% operational availability, less than 1% scrap and zero customer issues.

        • Train and certify Machine Setters on preventative maintenance and documentation

        • Responsible for accuracy of equipment and tooling

        • Ensure a safe working environment and investigate, record and prepare safety incident reports, and reinforce safety behaviors

          Experience and Education Requirements

          • BS in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering with 3 years of experience or equivalent work experience ( 7 yrs of total engineering experience with at least 5 years in Manufacturing Engineering)

            Competencies - Knowledge, skills and characteristics/behaviors

            • Knowledge of proven manufacturing processes, such as, machining, secondary operations, broaching, piercing, & precision assembly, etc...

            • Problem Solving Skills using proven techniques,

            • Must have demonstrated project management experience involving large projects, new product introductions and/or capital equipment purchases.

            • Organizational Skills & project management skills with the ability to prioritize and self initiative necessary.

            • Skills in, cost analysis, PFMEA, technical writing, blueprint reading, statistical analysis, and process control.

            • Demonstrated knowledge of tool design, gage design, and fixture design.

            • Computer skills: demonstrated knowledge of excel, access, & CAD

            • Working knowledge of plant/facilities engineering, electronics, pneumatics, engineering controls, engineering standards, cost estimating, product and process rationalization, focused factories, incentive systems, time standards and work sampling.

            • Demonstrated understanding of process capabilities, materials and requirements as well as the business awareness to bring a project from quoting stage through to production.

            • Broad-base knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, including 5s, Kaizen, Kanban, Poke-a-Yoke, Process Mapping & Value Stream Mapping, other tools & Techniques

            • Track record of success with continuous improvement projects.

            • ISO or TS16949 experience is preferred

            • Willingness/ability to travel as necessary.


              • Experience level: Experienced

              • Minimum 5 years of experience

              • Education: Bachelors (required)


                • Manufacturing

                  Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
                  At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact
                  Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).
                  For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

Keywords: Randstad, New England , manufacturing engineer, Professions , Watertown, Northeast

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