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Manufacturing Engineer in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

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
* Support field service troubleshooting, failure analysis, and rework
* This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive, and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary

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.


* 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
* Efficient in GD&T tolerance and properly constrain 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


* Proficient in MasterCam or related software
* Experience with AS9100 regulated industries
* Knowledge of FAA regulations
* Solid organizational skills and experience with managing multiple deadlines at once
* Knowledge of 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.)


Min Exp.

Mfg. Engineer I
0-2 years
Entry Level. Possesses bachelor's degree in a related field (Mechanical Eng., Industrial Eng., Automation Tech., Physics, etc.) or high school diploma with (6) years of equivalent experience in related field. Considered a developing professional within the field.

Mfg. Engineer II
2-5 years
Possesses a bachelor's degree in related field (Mechanical Eng., Industrial Eng., Automation Tech., Physics, etc.) or high school diploma and a minimum of (8) years of experience in related field. Considered a seasoned professional that needs little direction or guidance. Master's degree in Engineering management, Systems Engineering or MBA desirable.

Sr Mfg. Engineer
5+ years
Educational Requirements per Level II or high school diploma with a minimum of (12+) years of experience in related field. Considered an industry expert within the field with little to no guidance needed. Master's degree in Engineering management, Systems Engineering or MBA desirable.

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