Manufacturing Engineer in Spokane, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Spokane, WA
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    0 weeks
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Job Description

Production/Plant Operations - Spokane, WA                

Do you have experience in a "hands on" environment? 

Local packaging designer/manufacturer is looking to add a Production/Plant Operations to their team.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Schedule and manage third-party contractors, ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze, implement and train layout of equipment, workflow, production methods and workforce utilization and implement processes and procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Work autonomously to re-design, repair or replace in-process production program equipment, production control hardware, and tooling.
  • Develop and document Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions, and troubleshooting processes, methods, tooling and production controls for new programs. Train Manufacturing Engineers and Machine Technicians in these areas.
  • Follow guidelines to assure machinery, room, and materials are in compliance with QSR/ISO requirements.
  • Identify and implement necessary documentation for compliance and interact with QA to ensure compliance.
  • Write procedures and train others on the operation of new or existing equipment.
  • Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technology and equipment, and investigate their potential application. Recommend incorporation of new technology for company applications where feasible and practical.
  • As part of the New Product Introduction process, review material Safety Data Sheets for safety compliance.
  • Participate in the process to quote new products.
  • Prepare specifications and source new equipment.
  • Prepare User Requirement Specifications/FS for new equipment.
  • Perform validation document review for new equipment.
  • Plan and execute the preventive maintenance program.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts using lean manufacturing principles.
  • Prepare and manage capital projects including identifying scope, cost, milestones, etc.
  • Serve as a key resource for safety related issues with the goal of meeting/exceeding OSHA requirements for a safe workplace.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Preventive maintenance experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Good troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet established timelines


  • Prior experience in FDA manufacturing facility and GMP regulations 

*Occasional trips to the Sandpoint facility for training and business needs.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.