Manufacturing Engineer

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Manufacturing Engineer

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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

 

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer will report to the Manager, Manufacturing Engineering and will be responsible for offering technical and operational support to the Photon Control Production and Product Development Teams. The Manufacturing Engineer will work in close co-operation with these cross-functional teams to ensure successful transfer and commercialization of New Products (NPI) into production, support existing production processes, new technology acquisitions and drive continuous improvement to enable the organization to meet delivery, lead time and quality objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in failure and root cause analysis investigations (NC/CA, FA, etc.) and, when required, execute effective, practical, controlled corrective action to eliminate future re-occurrence on the production floor.
  • Apply advanced problem-solving methodology such as DMAIC, 8D analysis etc. to identify effective solutions to complex issues with unknown root causes.
  • Design jigs, fixtures and tooling using CAD (SolidWorks) to provide solutions to the production floor.
  • Implement and manage continuous improvement by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices, business processes and ERP systems to eliminate waste and enhance value.
  • Assist and train operators in improvement methods such as kaizens, 5S, visual management etc.
  • Support the Process Reliability team with equipment maintenance, verification and calibration duties as required.
  • Write and edit technical documentation to enable controlled implementation of any changes to release products following the established validation.
  • Lead Design for Manufacture (DFM) & Design for Assembly (DFA) efforts on engineering programs and provide feedback to the design team on improvement during design reviews.
  • Apply ‘build-in quality’ tools in the NPI stage including PFMEA, Control Plans, Process Flow and product/process requirements.
  • Able and willing to carry out any other duties and projects as required by the company.

 

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Industrial Engineering or related area of applied science.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in a similar manufacturing or industrial engineering role. Preferably electronics manufacturing (Copy Exact) environments
  • Lean Six Sigma training is required. Green Belt certification preferred.
  • Experience in the use and application of ‘build-in quality’ tools such as FMEA, QCP, MSA, etc.
  • Competence in Solidworks or equivalent CAD software, application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge in PPAP / APQP and associated ‘build-in quality’ tools such as FMEA, QCP, MSA, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, with strong attention to details
  • Excellent communication and technical written skills
  • Flexible and willing to work in very fast-paced environment where tasks and priorities may change often.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or other related professional designation an asset

 

 

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