Manufacturing Engineer in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with a machining background to join a fast paced, high energy Operations team that supports product realization of high-precision machined parts within the Aerospace industry. Under the general direction of the Value Stream Supervisor, the Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for conducting the research, design, and development of systems, processes, machines, tools, and equipment in order to ensure manufacturing processes are conducted in the most economic, efficient, and effective way possible.


* Utilize cross-functional and highly collaborative leadership to drive continuous improvement within a 3-shift machining operation, utilizing machining expertise to guide troubleshooting and process enhancements
* Utilize LEAN/Six Sigma methodologies to improve the quality output of processes by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes
* Systemically improve quality control processes by evaluating, researching, and implement quality control methods, manufacturing methods, process controls, and tooling improvements
* Provide daily direct support to machining operations department teams
* Improve manufacturing efficiency by coordinating development of training and facilitating support on the manufacturing floor
* Utilize industry expertise to optimize process/design of product during early stages of New Product Development that lead to optimized quality/cycle time of product throughout product life cycle
* Calculate workspace requirements and develop strategies to maximize workspace utilization
* Calculate manufacturing cost, time requirements, resource allocation, and develop recommendations for optimal manufacturing process control within the machining department
* Analyze manufacturing methods, manufacturing processes, and manufacturing scheduling in support of project timelines and planning
* Oversee research, proposal generation, approval, and execution of capital expenditure projects
* Review and approve new methods to continually improve direct labor efficiency, and productivity savings
* Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*

* This job has no supervisory responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor's degree in related field or high school diploma with a minimum of 6 years manufacturing engineering experience. Master's degree in Engineering Management, Systems Engineering or MBA desirable.
* Considered a seasoned professional that needs little direction or guidance.

* Self-starter that can support critical AOG/OTD customer requirements (Aircraft-On-Ground, On-Time-Delivery)
* Exposure to machining operations; including 5-AXIS milling, 3 AXIS CNC, swiss lathe, manual lathe/milling, etc.
* Exposure to tooling/programming enhancements in high-speed aluminum milling applications that reduces cycle time while avoiding defects
* Versed in mechanical engineering and design of machined products, along with critical-to-quality attributes that uphold the design integrity of the product
* General understanding of OEE and utilization for monitoring equipment
* Experience with CAD software (AutoCAD, ProE, Creo)
* Efficient in GD&T and properly constraining dimensions on drawings
* Efficient in measurement methodology for metal machining and fabrication (hard gauging and CMM)
* Experience in providing Design for Manufacturability feedback during NPI phases
* Proficient in reviewing and interpreting drawings pertaining to machined components
* Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
* Strong desire to work in cross-functional teams that work together to accomplish business objectives
* Solid organizational skills and experience with managing multiple deadlines at once


* Proficient in MasterCam or related software
* Experience with AS9100 regulated industries
* Knowledge of FAA regulations
* High level experience utilizing Lean methodologies, eliminating waste within the manufacturing process (Single Piece Flow, SMED, 5S, JIT, CAPA/RCA/5WHY/A3/8D problem solving, MDI/SQDC metrics, etc.)
* Experience with ERP/MRP systems (SAP, Oracle


* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Articulate with use of good grammar skills.
* A team player that can relate to people at all levels of the organization and possesses excellent

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