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JE620000006
Job Title = Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science from an engineering school. An ABET-accredited
engineering degree is preferred
Experience Required = 5 or more years applicable experience, including 3 years supervisory experience
Position Description = Develops and maintains the Quality System to meet the intent of customer need, Company policy,
worldwide standards, certifications and government requirements.
  • Create and maintain Company Quality Manual.
  • Ensures the Quality System supports continuous improvement objectives.
  • Develops and maintains procedures, jointly with other functional areas, to effectively implement the Quality System.
  • Audits the effectiveness of the Quality System and serves as a focal point for external audits.
  • Analyzes and reports data which provides critical quality measures to all affected functions.
  • Plans and directs Company’s manufacturing engineering activities.
  • Uses the continuous improvement process to improve the quality, reliability and performance of manufacturing
    processes.
  • Ensures current and future manufacturing processes are statistically capable of meeting engineering intent and
    product quality expectations.
  • Assigns engineering resources as appropriate.
  • Coordinates engineering activities with appropriate functional departments.
  • Hires, directs and develops staff in the quality and manufacturing engineering functions.
  • Maintains departmental budget.
  • Communicates with customers, suppliers, auditors, inspectors and employees worldwide.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Location = Brenham, TX
JE450000003
Job Title = Manufacturing Engineer
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical discipline
Experience Required = some experience preferred
Position Description = Applies technical expertise, commensurate with formal training and job experience, in the
development of processes.  Work involves development of application of new technology or extension of current technology.
  • Designs or directs design of new processes or major modifications to processes.
  • Applies expert knowledge of applicable technology and industry or company standards.
  • Acts as project leader on major new process improvements.
  • Prepares or approves process documentation or data.
  • Initiates application of new technical approaches to process design.
  • Interacts frequently with other function groups, customers, and suppliers. Acts as project leader on major projects and
    is responsible for internal technical work and for the technical interface with customers and suppliers.  Provides
    extensive technical, schedule, and cost inputs to Market and Customer Services.  Participates in major project through
    development, testing, proposal preparations and technical presentations.
  • Prepares detailed plans necessary to complete work on programs and complex projects.  Maintains Level 1 and Level 2
    project files.
  • Administers technical and quality policies and procedures.  Assures that internal and industry design standards are
    met.  Assures that all design and department activity conforms to the company quality system.
  • Provides work direction to and or supervises other engineers, technicians, drafters, and administrative assistants.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Follows company policies and procedures.
Location = Brenham, TX
JE460000096
Job Title = Product Design Engineer
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = BSME from an ABET accredited program
Experience Required = Minimum of 3 years professional experience in product design
Position Description = As a Product Design Engineer, your responsibilities will include mechanical design support for new
and existing diaphragm seal products. The candidate will develop, qualify and implement product extensions, support the
development and design of new products, identify and implement product performance improvements and cost reductions,
and resolve quality issues.
A product design engineer will utilize a wide variety of six sigma tools to successfully design and release new and existing
products including:
  • Quality functional deployment (QFD)
  • Benchmarking
  • Boundary diagrams
  • P-diagrams
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Design verification plan and report (DVP&R)
  • Reliability and robust engineering design
  • Design for manufacturing and assembly (DFM / DFA)
  • Design of experiments (DOE)
  • Measurement system analysis
  • Engineering calculations
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Solidworks and Cosmos
  • Weibull analysis
Knowledge and competence in SolidWorks and Six Sigma design methodologies are preferred.
Location = Brenham, TX
JE62000008
Job Title = Process Engineer (electronics manufacturing)
Status = Full time salary with benefits.
Education Required = BS Degree in Engineering Discipline.
Experience Required = Entry level or up to 3-5 years experience in the printed circuit board assembly business involving
process and product engineering responsibilities.  Electronics background preferred.
Position Description = Duties will include but not be limited to; program management of specific customers, understanding
the complete process, pulling other parties together to accomplish the task of manufacturing the customer product at zero
defects and on time as required by the customer.  Individuals will be required to have a working knowledge of basic CAD
data, Microsoft Windows software, and mechanically inclined to solve manufacturing issues.  Familiarity with military
specifications, ISO 9000 quality requirements, Black Belt (Six Sigma training), and World Class/Lean manufacturing concepts
are all desired.  The ideal candidate must enjoy problem solving and be able to work in a team environment.  Responsibilities
include driving Zero-Defect Quality, 100% On Time Delivery and minimal Cycle Time. Company is a contract manufacturer to
the electronics industry, producing custom electronic modules, sub-systems, and/or final products for telecommunication,
military, pharmaceutical, and commercial markets.
Location = Williamsport, PA
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JE62000009
Job Title = Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineering
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering (IE Preferred).   
Experience Required =
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using Lean Six Sigma manufacturing concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Proven knowledge of Standard Work and balancing a production line to meet takt time.
  • Experience using statistical analysis tools in order to analyze manufacturing processes (Mini Tab, Sigma Zone etc)
  • Knowledge and application of the Toyota Production System principles is preferred.
Position Description = This position will lead the Manufacturing Engineering team by providing technical guidance and
overseeing manufacturing engineering responsibilities.  The Manufacturing Engineering team develops, documents, and
implements the tooling, lean processes, standard work, and procedures required to manufacture a wide variety of
mechanical and electronic products.  This position will have an emphasis on improving existing manufacturing processes by
incorporating lean manufacturing best practices and implementing standard work.  The ideal candidate should be comfortable
teaching others about lean manufacturing and leading waste free workshops.
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the development, evaluation, improvement and documentation of manufacturing processes.
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of Lean Six Sigma principles, techniques, process controls and procedures in
    manufacturing.
  • Train the manufacturing engineering team on the use of an implementation of Standard Work across all work cells.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes using lean manufacturing tools and concepts in order to improve quality, efficiency,
    and reduce waste.
  • Analyze staffing requirements, production times, and costs to provide data for operational decisions.
  • Work closely with manufacturing managers to provide support for day to day production issues and guide the ME team
    in trouble shooting and resolving technical problems.
  • Actively support company safety and quality policies.
  • Direct and manage multiple concurrent projects while ensuring their success in meeting their respective objectives.
Skills
  • Ability to grasp new technologies quickly.
  • Strong organization and supervisory skills to manage engineers and technical personnel.
  • Strong analytical/computational skills and proficiency in MS Office Products.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and provide priorities to a team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Enthusiastic, cooperative, and positive behavior.
Location = Tulsa, OK
JE620000010
Job Title = Manufacturing Engineer IV
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = B.S. Industrial Engineering or B.S. Mechanical Engineering, MBA is a plus
Experience Required =
Required
  • 5-10 years of experience in a progressive manufacturing assembly environment
  • 1-3 years of traditional IE work study and analysis methods experience
  • 3-5 years of poke yoke (mistake proofing) in a progressive manufacturing environment
  • 1-3 years of experience with CADD programs  (i.e. Solidworks, ProE).
  • Demonstrated success in completing projects with positive financial results
  • Strong skills in influencing others with the ability to facilitate cross-functional teams
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external customers and Production personnel
Preferred
  • 1-2 years of direct experience leading Lean Six Sigma improvement activities
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach and mentor Manufacturing Engineers
  • Experience with Minitab and/ or SPCXL statistical packages
  • Black belt certification by a credible institution or company
Position Description = Uses knowledge of Manufacturing engineering principles and practices to develop and implement
production/processing methods and controls to meet customer specifications and quality standards in the most cost efficient
manner. Participate in investigations and corrective actions of work-in-process problems. Recommend and implement
improvements and/or modifications in sequence of operations, work instructions, equipment utilization, and other related
subjects to improve manufacturing quality/process/costs. Possess a mindset focused on continuous improvement focusing on
efficiency and mistake-proofing methodologies.
Key Responsibilities
  • Design processes for new product development and current product improvement utilizing:
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning tools and methodologies to identify and mitigate risk through poke-yoke (mistake
    proofing) solution
  • Lean Manufacturing methodologies to ensure adequate capacity through the development of standard work (line
    balancing to a takt time and flow)
  • Work with tool design or third party vendors to create cost effective equipment/ fixture/ jigs for production processes
  • Create/update/maintain routings, and work instructions to ensure customer specifications and quality standards are
    achieved in the most cost efficient manner.
  • Work with production and quality to systematically ensure product/documentation quality through process control
    methods.
  • Help identify and provide solutions for breaking production constraints/bottlenecks by improving the equipment
    availability, labor efficiency, and/ or quality rates.
  • Lead continuous improvements efforts focused on reducing non-value added activities and increasing process
    capability indices (Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk)
  • Meet key performance measures for the assigned process families in the areas of quality, safety, cost, productivity,
    and timely release of customer orders.
  • Provide effective leadership by challenging the process, inspiring a shared vision, enabling others to act,
    modeling/leading the way when necessary, and building morale by encouraging the spirit.
Key Job Elements
  • Ensure timely production release of new product development projects that are on cost and on quality
  • Lead/ support the utilization of Advance Product Quality Planning and best in class poke-yoke methodologies
  • Meet key performance measures for the assigned process (value stream) families in the areas of quality, safety, cost,
    productivity, and timely release of customer orders.
  • Partner with Process Owners and Champions to drive results
  • Act as a technical expert to coach and train team members
Location = San Antonio, TX
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JE620000011
Position Title = Manufacturing Engineer
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required =  Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science from an engineering school. An ABET-accredited
Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred.
Experience Required = Some applicable experience preferred, but not required.
Job Description = To support the production of products using proven technologies, products and/or processes to meet
quality, cost, schedule, and performance goals.
  • Applies technical expertise, commensurate with formal training and limited job experience, in the production of
    products. The work involves routine applications of proven, well-documented technology with minimal technical risk.
    Selects, designs or recommends simple tools, fixtures, and equipment. Develops manufacturing processes and
    procedures to reduce problems and cost. May develop and present manufacturing process training. Recommends
    design changes to increase quality or reduce problems and costs. Participates in discrepant material review.
    Participates in developing cost estimates. Solves production problems and improves process capabilities. May
    participate in presentation of test results and design reviews.
  • Interacts with other functional groups, vendors, or customers primarily on routine technical matters. Interacts primarily
    with Production Control, Quality, Design, and other engineering functions. Seeks guidance and approval of supervisor
    or project leader before company resources are committed to customers or vendors. May interact with or lead process
    improvement team.
  • Prepares detailed plans, generally spanning several weeks, necessary to complete assignments. May plan schedules
    for assigned personnel. Plans work to comply with project schedules.
  • Participates in the administration of technical procedures. Writes procedures. Initiates and implements routine
    engineering change authorizations. Maintains cost and quality reporting documents.
  • Supports capacity model and lean initiatives. May participate in lean six sigma improvement teams.
  • Follows safety guidelines.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Location = Brenham, TX
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JE620000011
Position Title = Manufacturing Engineer - Molding
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = BS in Industrial, Manufacturing, Quality or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
Experience Required = 2+ years in a manufacturing environment, preferably in mid-volume mixture of automation and
manual operations with an automotive supplier. Some experience with plastics or composites and injection or compression
molding.
Position Description = We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Quality,
Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering with composites or plastics experience.
Duties and Responsibilities: Supports the compression molding and assembly areas with respect to tooling and fixtures,
manufacturing processes, work instructions, and production efficiencies.   The Manufacturing Engineer must be a company
leader in lean manufacturing initiatives, quality systems, root cause analysis, fixture and gauge development, automation,
process optimization, and continual process improvement.
Required Background:
1.         BS in Industrial, Manufacturing, Quality or Mechanical Engineering
2.         2+ years in a manufacturing environment, preferably in mid-volume mixture of automation and manual operations
with an automotive supplier
3.         Progressive track record of engineering accomplishments
4.         Some experience with plastics or composites and injection and/or compression molding
Required Skills and Experience:
1.         Experience with  FMEA, Control Plans, and Root Cause Analysis
2.         Experience with automated and robotic assembly fixtures
5.         Advanced mechanical aptitude
6.         Advanced planning, problem solving, and decision making skills
7.         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Desired traits:
1.         Results oriented
2.         Project Management
3.         Strong analytical skills
4.         Strong interpersonal skills
5.         Self-starter, independent but able to function in a team environment
6.         Knowledge of CAD, Solid works a plus
7.         Ability to travel approximately 10%.
8.         Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project management tool
8.         GD&T knowledge and understanding
9.         TS16949,  or ISO9001 systems preferred.
10.       Six Sigma Green Belt or higher preferred.
Location = Gaffney, SC
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JE620000012
Position Title = Manufacturing Engineer
Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits
Education Required = Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.
Experience Required =
  • 3 + years of experience in manufacturing engineering in a manufacturing facility, preferably in the wood working
    industry.
  • Hands-on experience with Lean manufacturing implementation.  Certification in Lean Manufacturing is preferred.
  • Experience with CNC and other automated equipment.
Position Description = Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer include the development of new processes to improve
efficiencies and throughput in all processes within the Production areas.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for
working with Department Managers in improving process flow and eliminating waste within their department to achieve
production output goals.  The Manufacturing Engineer will also be responsible for developing new and improved methods for
increasing material yields, reducing material waste, and for maintaining plant layouts using AutoCAD.
  • Responsible for the development of new processes to improve efficiencies and throughput in all processes within the
    Production areas.
  • Responsible for maintaining plant layouts using AutoCAD.
  • Responsible for working with Department Managers in improving process flow and eliminating waste within their
    department to achieve production output and quality goals.
  • Responsible for developing new and improved methods for increasing material yields and reducing material waste.
  • Responsible for implementing and training Associates on Lean Manufacturing techniques and methods.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of fixturing/jigs to support improved quality and efficiency.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of standard work instructions.
  • Assist in the cost analysis of new and existing products.
  • Assist in the procurement and the installation of new equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe working environment with an emphasis on reducing recordable injuries.
Other Requirements
  • Proven track record of efficiency gains and productivity improvements made in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a woodworking facility is preferred, however not required.
  • Hands-on problem solving skills to correct equipment problems.
  • Proficient knowledge and use of AutoCAD 13 or higher, Excel, and Word.
Location = Elizabethtown, KY
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JE620000013

Position Title = Manufacturing Engineer - Plastic Injection Molding

Status = Permanent Full Time with Benefits

Education Required = Bachelor's Degree in engineering.

Experience Required =

•        Molding Manufacturing experience in Medical, Electrical Connectors, Fiber Optics, Contact Lenses, or similar.
•        3 to 12 years of hands on molding manufacturing experience including some quality control.

Position Description = Design and develop manufacturing systems with emphasis on new molds, molding processes, and
metrology. Provide daily engineering support to all production operations. Complete cost reduction and continuous
improvement projects in support of new and existing products. Direct the technical efforts of technicians and hourly
associates in support of assigned projects.

Major Responsibilities:

•        Provide daily engineering support to production molding

•        Coordinate optical assembly inspection/production as required

•        Design and develop new molds, molding processes, and techniques

•        Design and develop process improvements and cost reductions

•        Develop and document manufacturing instructions and data sheets

•        Perform data analysis and/or write progress reports on existing manufacturing processes to ensure performance is
within expectations

•        Perform analysis on customer returns to determine root cause of failures or complaints

•        Provide technical manufacturing support to other functional areas as needed

•        Procure new equipment and necessary training as required.

•        Repair or arrange for repair of equipment or facilities in the manufacturing area as required

•        Lead activities of Process Technicians and in support of assigned projects
•        Provide process and/or equipment training to process technicians and hourly associates as required.

•        Develop strategic supplier relationships as appropriate

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

•        Knowledge of statistical techniques (design of experiments, measurement R&R, and statistical process control)

•        Working knowledge of machining, tools, fixturing, and assembly practices

•        Knowledge and working experience with mechanical (indicators, micrometers, etc.) and electronic metrology
instrumentation (CMM, Interferometer, Confocal microscope, etc.) is preferred.

•        Experience with the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.

•        Experience with PLC, data acquisition, and industrial software programming is preferred.

•        Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

•        Advanced PC skills with standard MS Office software.

•        Experience with a 3D CAD system is preferred

Bottom line requirements

1.  Bachelor's Degree in engineering.
2.  Molding Manufacturing experience in Medical, Electrical Connectors, Fiber Optics, Contact Lenses, or similar.
3.  3 to 12 years of hands on molding manufacturing experience including some quality control.

Location = Hickory, NC
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