Sr. Process/Manufacturing Engineer in Erie, PA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Erie, PA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $65000.0 - $80000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Position: Sr. Process/ Manufacturing Engineer – (E4)

Location: Erie, PA

Status: Direct Hire

Job Description:

The purpose of the Sr. Process/ Manufacturing Engineer is to perform all required tasks to develop or coordinate the development of manufacturing processes for selected parts using process development methodology. Performs project engineering work requiring application of standard and advanced manufacturing and quality techniques, procedures, and criteria in developing/improving processes and or manufacturing systems. Independently develops clear and specific objectives for given assignments that may require the investigation of several alternative solutions. Effectively participates in a setting to achieve results. Effectively leads moderate to large projects. Ability to effectively train and be trained. 


  • Identify, create, and apply manufacturing best practices and standards by means of work instructions, set up and operations of plant manufacturing processes.
  • Act as a vital resource for technical questions related to manufacturing and quality processes.
  • Develop corrective actions that may occur internal/external using known corrective action techniques such as 5- why, 8-D and customer driven corrective actions.
  • Implemented corrective actions and monitor, evaluate, and report their effectiveness.
  • Develop work travelers, interpret customer print specifications, and identify proper tooling for each program.
  • Utilize available software programs for quoting purposes.
  • Utilize software programs to develop and implement CNC programs for production and prototypes.
  • Assist in quotation process by following quality planning and customer related requirements.
  • Capture and document all data relevant to final process.
  • Communicate variation in final process from quoted process.
  • Determine process readiness for production floor.
  • Know, understand, and follow the Quality Policy and ISO 9002/AS 9100 procedures and Nadcap procedures.
  • Understand and follow Quality Operating Procedures (Q.O.P.)
  • Write Process Change Notices (PCN)
  • Evaluate in-process Process Change Notice (PCN) as needed
  • Write Quality Change Notices (QCN)
  • Verify proper Quality Change Notice (QCN) implementation.
  • While developing a new process:
    • Create basic part, fixture, gage programs.
    • Modify existing part, fixture, gage programs.
    • Perform various CNC lathe and mill machine set-ups.
    • Generate detailed proposals for basic projects.
    • Perform routine daily preventive maintenance.
    • Identify heat numbers and keep separate.
    • Identify, loading, and unloading of proper raw materials into the machine.
    • Preparing the machine for daily production run.
  • Training E3’s and lower in the above tasks and functions.
  • Direct and oversee the work of E3’s and lower in the above tasks and functions.


  • BS in engineering plus appropriate continuous training.
  • Experience – 8-10 years of experience in a manufacturing engineering position.
  • Experience in programming CNC Lathe from prototype- to production quantities.
  • Experience operating CNC lathes, Mills, and EDMs machining aerospace grade metals maintaining ±.0005-inch tolerance.
  • Must be familiar in solid works-3-D CAD software.
  • Multi axis equipment experience required.
  • Experience in cutting tool design and fixturing design.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding part prints including gauge points, section views, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T).
  • Able to use all forms of inspection equipment.

Please apply to position or contact Sondeep "Sunny" Singh at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer