92178 Carbon Manufacturing Engineer, Sporting Goods.

Carbon Manufacturing Engineer

Summary: Support the Carbon Manufacturing Areas (Molding, Machining, Bonding & Finishing) by providing manufacturing engineering for both sustaining Engineering as well as support New Product Development.

Responsibilities:

  • Balanced responsibilities to both sustaining current production along with input into new production development for domestically sourced projects.
  • Design tooling and develop processes for new composite products
  • Troubleshoot and correct production issues, such as scrap parts, out-of tolerance parts, and equipment malfunctions as they arise.
  • Develop process improvements to reduce cost through scrap reduction, decreased cycle time, or improved material usage.
  • Assure product and process quality by understanding process capabilities, confirming manufacturing processes, and providing training assistance to operators.
  • Collect measurement and time standard data to validate new process/product start-ups
  • Design or spec equipment for composite processing.
  • Conduct manufacturing engineering research, design, and development projects of high complexity and variety.
  • Create and modify manufacturing equipment, tools, and processes to ensure parts meet engineering specifications.
  • Serve as a technical resource to other departments as necessary.
  • Train manufacturing staff to use all processes, equipment, and documentation required to manufacture parts.
  • Schedule manufacturing work to meet completion dates.
  • Record and analyze manufacturing test data.
  • Coordinate manufacturing engineering activities with domestic/foreign design teammates as needed
  • Travel as necessary both domestically and internationally (typically China and Taiwan).
  • Complete engineering tasks using company’s internal systems (including SolidWorks, EPDM, Matrix, Enovia, @Task).
  • Effectively balance multiple projects, responsibilities, and tasks simultaneously.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Composite Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of composite materials, processes, and technology. Experience in bladder molding and compression molding is a plus.
  • Experience with composite part mold design and fabrication.
  • Thorough understanding of composite machining processes, cutting tools, and fixture design.
  • Proficient in Solid Works, MSM Office.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, statistical analysis and solid modeling abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Able to interact effectively with domestic and international teammates.
  • Enjoys being hands-on in the manufacturing environment.
  • Passionate about manufacturing!
  • Able to cover some alternate shift work when needed (evenings/weekends)
  • Hands on experience with CNC programming/operation. [Haas / Fadal / Centroid]
  • Experience designing processes, equipment, and documentation for manufacturing parts.
  • Attitude that fosters continuous improvement and flexibility.
  • Proficient planning and organization skills, initiative, accountability, and attention to details.
  • Competent computer database, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing abilities.
  • Fanuc Robotics experience a plus.

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