Systems Engineering Group, Inc. Engineer, Manufacturing (Night Shift) in Huntington, New York

Engineer, Manufacturing (Night Shift)

Tracking Code

20121120

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Provides engineering support to the production area to maintain optimum levels of productivity in terms of cycle times and quality. Coordinates the introduction of new assembly processes on to the production floor by preparing operation sheets that describe specific production tasks. Partners with design engineers throughout the design process from concept to prototype in order to ensure that maximum production efficiency. Contributes to the preparation of the annual capital expenditure plan for the selection and purchase of new production equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following:

  • Provides an advanced level of engineering support to the production area on routine issues to maintain optimum levels of productivity in terms of cycle times and quality

  • Identifies and defines specific problems based on direct observation, analysis of production reports, or verbal reports from production personnel

  • Investigates the cause of problems by researching drawings, inspecting tools, reviewing operation sheets, and accounting for other variables such as operator training

  • Resolves problems by taking appropriate action, such as issuing new engineering change notices, revising operation sheets, contacting vendors on sub-standard parts, or ordering new tools

  • Prepares reports as required to document problems addressed

  • Coordinates the introduction of new, routine assembly processes on to the production floor

  • Prepares operation sheets that describe the sequence and tasks required to complete fairly routine steps in the production process

  • Interprets engineering drawings of assemblies and sub-assemblies and organizes the production process into a logical and efficient series of tasks

  • Defines the need for specialized tools and provides specifications to purchasing

  • Designs jigs and holding fixtures and prepares drawings for these for the machine shop

  • Maintains control of all specialized tools and keeps track of revisions

  • Participates in continuous process improvement to maximize cost savings utilizing Lean Techniques

  • Monitors Touch Labor Costs with respect to program budgets to achieve cost effectiveness and meet delivery schedule

  • Updates and improves operation sheets based on feedback from the production floor and engineering change notices issued

  • Generates computerized travel tags including operation sequence and standard time

  • Partners with design engineers throughout the design process from concept to prototype in order to ensure that maximum production efficiency (produceability) is engineered into the product design

  • Offers suggestions and recommendations on issues that will affect cycle time and quality

  • Reviews and approves final engineering drawings

  • Participates in presentations to customers

  • Coordinates customer audits of production documentation and processes by conducting tours and producing records for auditors

  • Composes, updates, and maintains standard operating procedures covering production floor processes

  • Acts as a technical consultant to vendors to help them resolve manufacturing problems with regard to the parts they are producing for Telephonics. Analyzes and investigates problems, recommends solutions

  • Contributes to the preparation of the annual capital expenditure plan, which involves reviewing projects in process, evaluating the age and condition of existing production equipment, and evaluating the value of new technologies

  • Researches to estimate the cost of new equipment and develops options

  • Assists management in the preparation of capital expense requests (CER) by defining specifications for the new equipment, identifying multiple sources for the equipment, providing details on available options with related costs, and completing a return-on-investment analysis

  • Develops facilities layouts and provides these to the Facilities Department to support the installation of new equipment

  • Conducts training classes on electro-static discharge protection, soldering, and other production skills. Evaluates trainees and takes action to resolve skill deficiencies.

  • Develops and modifies the content of skill training. Determines the sequence and content of learning

  • Attends professional seminars to maintain a professional awareness of emerging trends and technologies

  • Performs other duties as directed

Required Skills

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree – Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education and experience

EXPERIENCE: 5-8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, 5-10 years with BA/BS

We are an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic. Reasonable accommodations may include but are not limited to, that which may enable individuals with disabilities and special disabled veterans to perform the essential functions of this position.

Must have a background that would permit the U.S. Department of Defense to issue a Secret Clearance, which includes US Citizenship.

Job Location

Huntington, New York, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular