Manufacturing Engineer in Kent, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $75000.0 - $85000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer - Direct Hire

Kent, WA

Be part of a long-standing and growing company!


  • Provide primary engineering support for production with the development of engineering and production systems
  • Support drawing redlines (Engineering feedback to design) activity to support the design for manufacture activities
  • Coordinate, support and create production fixtures, custom tools, manufacturing instructions and form boards to facilitate production efficiency and control
  • Support development and improvement of key production processes such as molding, potting, fixture fabrication and part marking
  • Assist in setting up and sustainment of production flow in both cells and batch lines by coordinating time studies and definition of structured work flow 
  • Evaluate and propose acquisition of new tools, equipment and processes to aid in production efficiency and safety
  • Apply problem solving techniques such as 8D and FMEA to resolve manufacturing problems, product problems and field complaints to determine opportunities for improving manufacturing, product performance and field service
  • Analyze internal manufacturing performance metrics to identify and resolve manufacturing and business process problems
  • Conduct and/or participate in activities; such as Design and Process FMEA's, Design of Experiments, Process/Product Capability Studies, Field Sales/Service Meetings, Marketing Studies, Product Liability Meetings, etc.
  • Interact directly with the customer on manufacturing-related topics
  • Perform analysis of internal production performance metrics for reporting and discussion in internal and external meetings
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians
  • Interprets customer drawings, specifications and workmanship standards to develop a quote Bill of Material for customer assemblies requiring cost estimates
  • Performs complete technical assessment for each project quoted, determining tooling requirements and cost, testing requirements and adapters required, level of manufacturing data required (e.g. Manufacturing instructions, jigs, fixtures) and determines if further clarification and/or documents are required from the customer
  • Communicates design concerns, drawing errors, interpretation issues, and manufacturability enhancements to customer technical contacts as necessary.  Must be able to fully understand Carlisle IT’s production capabilities and data requirements and must be able to communicate professionally with customer personnel


  • 3 years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering or related field
  • Excellent personal computing skills, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of or usage of 3D CAD Software (Pro/E or Solidworks) or AutoCAD
  • Highly adept with technical engineering drawings, specifications and other engineering documentation


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent. (i.e. Metallurgical, Industrial, Electrical, Quality or Mechanical)

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly.  Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.  Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.