Manufacturing Engineer in Wilsonville, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 6/7/2021

Job Snapshot

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    12 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

Wilsonville, Oregon

Your Responsibilities

  • Support production by troubleshooting product problems involving design, materials or processes, and optimizing plant manufacturing processes.
  • Determine root cause failures using statistical methods and recommend changes as appropriate.
  • Continuously improve product quality, increase efficiency, and reduce production down time.
  • Investigate and find resolution of specific processing problems for assigned projects.
  • Support multiple individuals and team projects while handling multiple tasks.
  • Function as project leader when assigned.
  • Document and communicate manufacturing capabilities, build plans/router sheets, floor plans, project schedules, project status, changes, and other information to managers, engineers, and supervisor.
  • Ensure process validation, including final product specification and release testing qualification are determined during the design process.
  • Review designs for manufacturability or completeness by contributing to project design and product care teams.
  • Apply working knowledge of product design and assembly to the manufacturing process through design transfer and development of the build plan.
  • Create processes and procedures to help the company meet budgetary goals as well as performance quotas.
  • Design and develop new products and product mock-ups alongside the Engineering team.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Organizes operation start-up and shut-down schedules to ensure minimum loss of production time and profits.
  • Liaising with the research and development department to ensure the company is at the forefront of ground-breaking technology.
  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
  • Using Build Plans, coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Designs, develops, tests and/or sources various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods with cost justification.
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

Your Qualifications

  • Low volume manufacturing and automation experience preferred.
  • Understanding of the design of manufacturing equipment or other machine tools preferred.
  • Solid understanding of mechanical systems and manufacturing processes.
  • Experience leading Lean manufacturing efforts.
  • Able to determine root cause failures using statistical methods.
  • Able to identify alternative methods to check and verify solutions.
  • Innovative thinker with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated decision making and effective team skills, able to work independently or collaboratively as needed.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to motivate others and create a climate in which others want to do their best.
  • Flexible and comfortable with change management concepts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to present highly technical information to diverse audiences, some without technical knowledge.
  • Capable of handling high workloads in a dynamic work environment
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in processes and technical knowledge and uses performance data for improvement in key areas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical application of 3D CAD software (e.g. SolidWorks, Inventor)
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project and Outlook
  • Circuit Design understanding desirable.
  • Able to participate in brainstorming sessions and cross-departmental meetings to ensure collaborating and cohesion as the voice of manufacturing.
  • Dealing with Complexity, Informing Others, Leadership, Supervision, Hardware Specifications, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Product Development, Presenting Technical Information, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design
  • RCCA

Your Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent discipline required.
  • Five or more years working experience as a Manufacturing Engineer required.
  • Exposure to multiple engineering disciplines preferred.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer