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Senior Manufacturing Engineer (CNC Machining)

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Willow Grove, PA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 19, 2019
Job ID
Position Title:  Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Important Working Relationships:  President, Sales Manager, General Shop Foreman, Quality Assurance, Production Control, company Employees, Customers, Vendors

Primary Responsibilities: 
Key engineering principal responsible for project management developing technical vision of essential manufacturing solutions. Provides creative insight into meeting challenging customer demands through specialized tooling & fixturing. Provides rich environment for L2 & L1 engineers to expand understanding of engineering, manufacturing and inspection methods to distinguish company in exceeding customer requirements beyond the print. Comprehensive knowledge of successful manufacturing methodologies across multiple disciplines (Production Milling/Turning/Swiss/EDM/Gear Cutting/Broaching/Die Stamping/Molding, etc.). Programming. Thorough understanding of heat treating, metallurgy as it relates to material selection for different designs and uses of parts & tooling, finishing and other post-manufacturing processes and how they impact manufacturing.  Excellent competence in understanding/executing design, and the related geometric tolerances, tolerance stacking, form, fit and functionality required to understand our customers’ needs beyond the print.  Also acts as a design liaison with customers providing technical guidance.
Essential Duties: 
  1. I am paid to Think!
  2. Develops and write process plans to produce highly complex parts produced in up to 5 Axis milling and multi axis mill turns and swiss up to 13 axes.
  3. Inspection Plan engineering.
  4. Clear understanding of lights out machining concepts to execute design and implementation of production plans.
  5. Programming & Associated Documentation
  6. Key leadership and visionary in fostering creative technical manufacturing solutions for customers and internal applications.
  7. Ability to see past part requirements to provide technical solutions that create value for company and our customers in exceeding customer requirements.
  8. Provides tolerance guidance to customers and internally for process control requirements required for process planning and control.
  9. Designs functional gaging, workholding and custom fixtures.
  10. Works with customers to understand their needs and provide creative, cost-effective solutions.
  11. Provides guidance and training to Level 2 and Level 1 engineers to enhance engineering acumen in key processes, fixturing, tooling, and cutting tool design.
  12. Extremely comfortable creating solutions on PC based applications and software.
  13. Provides expertise to Manufacturing to solve critical challenges (Problem Solving).
  14. Supports Sales by developing creative solutions to address customer challenges and acting as a technical liaison for estimating.
  15. Supports Quality Assurance by developing creating solutions and create and address demanding inspection plans and problems.
  16. MRB authority for non-conforming product disposition (Effective Date: TBD)
  17. Set Up Swiss Machines
  18. Training Swiss Machine operators.
Secondary Duties: 
  1. Essential Duties for Engineer, Level 2
  2. Troubleshoots Quality and Manufacturing process plans for efficient and effective solutions

Education/Skill/Experience Required: 
15 plus years as toolmaker/machinist/designer.  Extensive experience with CAD (Solidworks; AUTOCAD; or other solid modelling software) & CAM (MasterCAM; GibbsCAM; Surfcam, or other similar) systems and interface with machine tools. Broad manufacturing experience in machining, and EDM. Mechanical Engineering degree a plus.

No sponsorship visa (H1-B, etc) candidates at this time, sorry.
Qualified candidates must submit their resume in Microsoft Word format along with at least three professional references to:
Phil Montoya
Director of Sourcing
3735 SW 8th Street, Suite 205
Miami, FL 33134
P: 832-266-1610
Fax: 305-520-0138
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