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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer
by Admin on 06-19-2020 at 11:44 am

Website Samtec

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Using CAD software (Solidworks), Design all mechanical elements of either manual, semi-automatic or fully automatic tooling and equipment used in volume production in Samtec’s assembly processes.
  • Communicate in a collaborative environment to provide mechanical design support for the design needs of internal customers.
  • Validate that Product Quality and Process Reliability are designed into all projects through project qualifications.
  • Understand the purposes and review of project costing and margin requirements with applications engineering.
  • Develops clear, measureable requirements for success based on the established standards and in concert with project teams.
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of a detailed project schedule to update Management of the status on the progress of the project in regular basis.
  • Responsible for the project specifications, evaluation of suppliers, their quotations and cost control of the project budget.
  • Ensures the project delivered is compliant with all relevant OSHA, ANSI and local standards in respect to the design and engineering work practices.
  • Conduct regular project meetings with the project team throughout the project on:
    • Machine/Equipment/Tooling design and status.
    • Controls/Systems design and status.Review project specifications, deliverables and requirement with applications engineering.
  • Track all changes with a written Project Change Notification and maintains a revision summary.
  • Record, address and resolves issues that impact project timing and/or scope.
  • Develop contingency plans or recovery plans as required.
  • Monitor the timing and cost of the fabrication to deliver the project on time and within budget.
  • Adheres to all Samtec Quality Principles and actions.

*The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position.  Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities.*

Preferred Experience:

  • 5-10 years relevant working experience in:
    • Automation Machine Design (optional)
    • Design for Manufacturing
    • High Speed Assembly Equipment (optional)
    • Machine Tools
    • Precision Tooling
    • Industrial Machine Control Systems (optional)
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in project management is preferred.
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills, a professional demeanour, cooperative personality and a team attitude are all required. Works well with others and interacts effectively and efficiently with internal and external people and groups.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use SolidWorks and MS Office Suite, MS Project, SharePoint Document Management and general computer literacy.
  • Extensive cross functional team expertise including technical and non-technical work.
  • Analytical and creative thinker, problem solver, result-orientated and focused.
  • Printed Circuit Board manufacturing experience is desired but not required.
  • Highly organized, ability to prioritize a varied and fast-changing workload.
  • Motivated, high achiever, persistent and conscientious.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Manufacturing Engineering from an ABET Accredited College.
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