Manufacturing Engineering Technician - IFE in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Support manufacturing operations and related departments to ensure and continuously improve quality, efficiency and scrap reduction through process control, continuous improvement, analytical problem solving and new product introduction. Primary responsibility is creation of manufacturing instructions, fixtures, jigs and special tooling. Work directly with production to resolve problems and opportunities for improvement. Participate with cross-functional teams in projects such as new product introduction, new process development and CAPA.


* Work directly with production associates to respond to technical issues, material problems and efficiency concerns
* Respond and resolve abnormalities identified via internal discrepancy reports (IDRs) and complete engineering action requests (EARs)
* Interpret customer drawings and specifications to identify process, tooling and standard work document needs
* Support new product introduction (NPI) from preparation actions to completion of first time build process and associated documentation
* Create standard work documents to support production and facilitate sound consistent assembly operations using the MS Office Suite, CAD software and any other resources required
* Add and maintain work order routing comments to ensure all procedural changes are cascaded to applicable departments
* Design and fabricate molds and fixtures to ensure process control and improve process cycle time.
* Support the implementation of new processes including training, initial monitoring, verification of effectiveness and sustainment
* Monitor internal quality data and provide information to demonstrate internal performance trends and identify areas of risk
* Perform periodic quality and process audits
* Regular and predictable on-site attendance
*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas

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)

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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.


* High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
* Minimum three years of experience in manufacturing engineering or related field in a manufacturing environment
* General understanding of Quality Assurance Systems and Applications such as ISO 9001/AS 9100

Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739

* Current IPC WHMA-620 certification and IPC J-STD certification

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English


* Computer literate
* Effective problem solving
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Good decision-making skills

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

* Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
* Occasional sitting
* Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
* Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
* Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
* Hearing and speaking
* Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping
* This position may/may not require passing annual eye testing as required by customers for production activities. If required, exams will be provided by a medically qualified/trained person and shall be paid for by the company
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