Manufacturing Process Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-303951
    • Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/07/2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Provides technical and sustaining engineering support in a manufacturing area. Recommends and implements equipment and process modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for existing products. Develops and conducts statistical analysis such as Design of Experiments (DOE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) targeting physical cause of failure for yield loss and improving quality. Interacts with product design and development personnel to ensure that processes and designs are compatible.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness. 

  • Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts. 

  • Determine root causes of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods.

  • Estimate costs, production times, or staffing requirements for new designs.

  • Evaluate manufactured products according to specifications and quality standards.

  • Incorporate new methods and processes to improve existing operations.

  • Investigate or resolve operational problems, such as material use variances or bottlenecks.

  • Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures.

  • Review product designs for manufacturability or completeness.

  • Troubleshoot new or existing product problems involving designs, materials, or processes

Other Job Functions

  • Training manufacturing personnel in new and existing methods

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

Ability to adhere to workplace rules

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

BA/BS degree in a technical field, manufacturing or industrial disciplines.

 

Knowledge of shop equipment

 

Experience in electronics manufacturing preferred

 

DoD experience preferred 

 

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Office environment

 

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

 

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

Ability to lift  up to 25 pounds