Manufacturing Engineer

Employer:
Superior Technical Ceramics
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Location: Franklin County,
About the Job

JOB SUMMARY:

The Manufacturing Engineer provides mechanical and industrial engineering support to improve product quality, process efficiency, and department productivity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Design, develop, and industrialize ceramic manufacturing processes and equipment to create cohesive manufacturing platforms, thereby enabling increased product quality, reductions in manufacturing cost, and/or enabling new products with advantaged attributes.

  • Drive for root-cause fundamental understanding of current limitations in manufacturing platforms. Use scientific method and engineering principles to solve problems thoroughly and effectively, using well designed and executed process experiments. Validate solutions through follow up reviews and measurements.
  • Provide technical support to resolve manufacturing disruptions, then develop and implement permanent, sustainable countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Develop plant and cell layouts to improve flow through the process, work with key stakeholders to gain buy in and support, develop implementation plans, and monitor areas post execution to verify efficiency improvements.
  • Develop systems and methods to enable quick changeover from one product or process to another.
  • Design and specify tooling and or fixture requirements, supporting and engaging tool-room personnel, production supervisors, machine operators, and suppliers through verbal and/or written documentation.
  • Participate on new product development launch teams to ensure that products launch using known best practices with a focus on highest possible initial quality.
  • Lead MRB process, build consensus around dispositions and corrective actions, monitor results for reoccurrence.
  • Contribute to the identification, justification, and implementation of capital machinery and tooling projects that will support the manufacturing platform objectives.
  • Provide manufacturing expertise for product developments or enhancements to product interacting with Materials Engineering and other support personnel.
  • Other duties as required.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Ceramic Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years manufacturing experience working with process and automation equipment.
  • Displays a bias for action in situations of uncertainty, with proactive attention to issues and problems.
  • Experience with statistical analysis and statistical software.
  • Strong, clear, and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the operation of production equipment
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is normally performed on site in St. Albans, Vermont. Office work is performed in a climate-controlled office environment, but substantial time on the shop floor is required, which can be noisy and dusty, as well as hot during the summer. Proper safety equipment is provided by STC where necessary. Travel is anticipated to be a low percentage of time.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work may involve standing and walking for moderate to lengthy periods of time, with some duties performed from a seated position. There is potential for eyestrain from reading detailed materials and computer screen. Deadlines, workloads during peak periods, and changing priorities may cause increased stress levels. Work may include bending and squatting, as well as occasional lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs., or pushing/pulling carts loaded with up to 500 lbs.

 

 

Superior Technical Ceramics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and offers employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

We provide a proud, caring, and safe, environment that allows our team to thrive in delivering value to our customers. We encourage creative thinking and problem solving of everyone. We grow our company through open communication, strong leadership, and continuous improvement that ultimately benefits our customers, employees, and their families.

Superior Technical Ceramics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and offers employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Wage or Salary
$65,000 entry level plus consideration for experience