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Manufacturing Engineer - Systems

We are seeking an entry level process focused manufacturing engineer with a strong interest in continuous improvement and a passion for manufacturing to support our semi-conductor and medical cooling equipment product lines. This individual must be a highly motivated self-starter with exceptional communication skills and a strong mechanical aptitude.

This role is based at our Woburn MA headquarters. You will be a member of a customer-focused, cross-functional manufacturing team interfacing with manufacturing personnel, manufacturing supervision, planning, purchasing, engineering and quality. In this role, you will promote a culture of lean manufacturing with an emphasis on eliminating waste in processes. This position will report to the Systems Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Focus efforts on the elimination of the 8 wastes and promote a culture of continuous improvement and Lean in the factory.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and cost reductions on existing production products or assembly cells operations. As required, initiate and execute design and process documentation changes related to the improvements made through the Engineering Change Notice (ECN) process.
  • Perform time studies, analysis of bottlenecks, and line balancing to help set and maintain labor standards for system builds. Utilize data and analysis results to recommend and implement productivity improvements.
  • Drive the standardization of work cells including the documentation of standard work, setup of tool organization systems, defining inventory presentation, and implementing visual controls in work cells. As required, lead teams in improvement projects or process mapping activities like Value Stream Mapping (VSM).
  • Perform and document detailed process audits of existing and new products in support of creating production process documentation (process and inspection checklists, work instructions, and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATPs).
  • Analyze and maintain the factory layout in Draft Sight CAD software to ensure optimal use of floor space and to maximize efficiency. Provide hands on coordination support in layout changes as required.
  • Develop interactive training aids for new or existing manufacturing processes or procedures
  • Work with manufacturing personnel and engineering to recommend, design, and implement tooling and fixtures that improves process efficiency or yield.
  • Development and maintenance of assembly documentation including assembly and inspection checklists, work instructions, and acceptance test procedures.

Minimum requirements:

A BS degree in either Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering is required. A BS is Electro-Mechanical or Mechanical engineering with a manufacturing minor will also be considered. Work experience in a factory environment through internships or co-op experiences is required. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience using Solidworks and DraftSight or AutoCAD is strongly preferred.

Additional experience / skills in the following areas are preferred:

  • Lean Manufacturing (Eliminating the 8 Wastes)
  • 5S Implementation
  • Time studies and Line Balancing
  • Statistical process control analysis (SPC)
  • ERP or MRP systems

Domestic and international travel expected up to 5% of time to support other Lytron sites, customer and supplier visits. Lytron offers a competitive salary and an Equal Opportunities Employer. Candidates with a disability and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. We offer a fast-paced and dynamic opportunity as well as a comprehensive package that includes a competitive salary, benefits and bonus. Come join our team and be part of the next generation of Lytron’s growth.

Job Code MES
Fax: 781-207-9156