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Manufacturing Engineer - Wire Harnesses

Kent, Washington 98032 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/23/2018 Job ID: 18243 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: Manufacturing Engineer - Wire Harnesses

Position Description: Our South of Seattle client is looking to hire a Manufacturing Engineer with 2+ yrs. of  recent  Wire Harness Manufacturing experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Provide primary engineering support for production with the development of engineering and production systems

  • Support drawing redlines (Engineering feedback to design) activity to support the design for manufacture activities

  • Coordinate, support and create production fixtures, custom tools, manufacturing instructions and form boards to facilitate production efficiency and control

  • Support development and improvement of key production processes such as molding, potting, fixture fabrication and part marking

  • Assist in setting up and sustainment of production flow in both cells and batch lines by coordinating time studies and definition of structured work flow

  • Evaluate and propose acquisition of new tools, equipment and processes to aid in production efficiency and safety

  • Apply problem solving techniques such as 8D and FMEA to resolve manufacturing problems, product problems and field complaints to determine opportunities for improving manufacturing, product performance and field service

  • Analyze internal manufacturing performance metrics to identify and resolve manufacturing and business process problems

  • Conduct and/or participate in activities; such as Design and Process FMEA' s, Design of Experiments, Process/Product Capability Studies, Field Sales/Service Meetings, Marketing Studies, Product Liability Meetings, etc.

  • Interact directly with the customer on manufacturing-related topics

  • Perform analysis of internal production performance metrics for reporting and discussion in internal and external meetings

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians

  • Interprets customer drawings, specifications and workmanship standards to develop a quote Bill of Material for customer assemblies requiring cost estimates

  • Performs complete technical assessment for each project quoted, determining tooling requirements and cost, testing requirements and adapters required, level of manufacturing data required (e.g. Manufacturing instructions, jigs, fixtures) and determines if further clarification and/or documents are required from the customer

  • Communicates design concerns, drawing errors, interpretation issues, and manufacturability enhancements to customer technical contacts as necessary. Must be able to fully understand Carlisle IT' s production capabilities and data requirements and must be able to communicate professionally with customer personnel

  • Provides support to Carlisle IT manufacturing engineers once quotation becomes an order

  • Assesses the cost impact of customer changes to develop a cost estimate for sales

  • Provides Sales with technical support involving industry standards, military specifications, Carlisle IT production capabilities, and material requirements

  • Works with Carlisle IT New Product Development department when necessary, to aid Carlisle IT and customer in developing a manufacturing solution

  • Performs special assignments relative to Carlisle IT product engineering

Job Qualifications:

  • 1 - 2 yrs+ recent experience in Cable Harness Manufacturing is required

  • Must have  knowledge of wire harness, PCB, box build processes and process equipment

  • 3 years  experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering or related field

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Effectively communicate with all levels of personnel

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a high pace and responsive environment

  • Able to lead cross-functional teams' efforts and manage internal projects

  • Able to work in a fast-pace, ambiguous, rapidly changing environment

  • Excellent personal computing skills, particularly Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of or usage of 3D CAD Software (Pro/E or Solidworks) or AutoCAD

  • Highly adept with technical engineering drawings, specifications and other engineering documentation

  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent. (i.e. Metallurgical, Industrial, Electrical, Quality or Mechanical)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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