Manufacturing Engineer

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Enfield, CT (US)
  • Job-ID: R2733

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 4,500 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work in a team in a collaborative and respectful manner? At Eppendorf you will be working, together with your team, on products that really make a difference. You are also motivated by practical work? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods and assembly systems.
  • Maintains reliable and safe manufacturing/assembly systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
  • Analyzes, plans and improves work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum manufacturing efficiency.
  • Develops innovative solutions that benefit production efficiency, quality output and reduces production cost.
  • Performs process analyses (sequence and content of assembly steps, time studies, material flow analysis) and develops to-be assembly concepts.
  • Improves process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related material and labor cost to provide information for management decisions.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Implement and support Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DFMA) activities.
  • Supports operations with product line documentation; routing, work instructions, time studies, process FMEA’s, engineering change orders, deviation requests.
  • Develops complete routing and documentation packages, including part finishing operation requirements, in support of shop floor operations.
  • Ensures projects are completed on time and financial budgets are followed.
  • Participate in the Company’s Lean/Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Researches and purchases new manufacturing technologies.
  • Observance and compliance to applicable corporate standards in Eppendorf’s Quality Management System required as well.

Your expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Engineering from a four-year college or university, and up to three years of directly related Manufacturing Engineering experience and/or training. Must be very knowledgeable in assembly sequences and methodologies for manual (hands-on) assembly systems. Must be familiar with ISO 9000, Lean Manufacturing, green belt practices, and CAD/CAM programming for computerized machinery. Familiarity with customary dimensioning and tolerancing standards in a sheet metal environment & G, D & T training is preferred.

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Competitive total rewards package including health, financial, and education benefits
  • Innovative and Collaborative corporate culture
  • Contribute to improving the human living condition

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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