Manufacturing Engineer in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

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    32 weeks
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Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our Northridge, CA manufacturing facility. This individual will be responsible to lead process improvement projects, develop, and install capital equipment to improve product quality. Focus will be on high speed automated coating, converting, and packaging equipment.

Job Responsibilities •

Initiates, identifies, recommends, and oversees programs in the manufacturing area of responsibility to improve safety, cost, service, and quality.

• Develops into subject matter expert in the Transdermal manufacturing area for high speed automated packaging and coating and converting equipment.

• Leads equipment-based breakdown and quality investigations, proactively drives innovative solutions. Partners with plant engineering to prioritize corrective maintenance to minimize downtime and optimizes preventative maintenance procedures to minimize equipment breakdowns.

• Responsible for leading projects, including the planning, validation, and installation of new equipment.

• Supports New Product Introduction (NPI) related activities, responsible for leading equipment related NPI activities to meet customer and/or product needs.

• Actively participates in lean, safety, and compliance activities. • Authors and/or revises technical documents (i.e. SOP, validation protocols, investigations, technical reports, etc.)

• Develops extensive lean six sigma (LSS) knowledge and techniques and runs projects to improve manufacturing processes for the product lifecycle.

• Identifies and implements a comprehensive education plan to continually advance technical skills and personal development as well as enhancing organizational effectiveness. Establishes self as a resource within immediate work group.

• May be assigned product engineering tasks such as customer communications.

Skills and Requirements • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Systems/Electrical, Industrial, Chemical or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited University • 1-3 years of experience in process or project engineering within the manufacturing industry.

Preferred Qualifications

• Cross functional team contributions and leadership skills. • Prior experience with high speed packaging or formulation/filling operations.

• Experience with leading DMAIC Six Sigma projects – Green Belt Certified. • Experience with developing and implementing Lean Systems and Standard Work.

• Solid analytical and statistical skills. • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, both written & oral.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer