Manufacturing Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Description

This Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for process improvement as well as new process design and implementation throughout manufacturing.  Manufacturing includes CNC machining, EDM and metal forming as well as coating application and assembly.  An individual in this position will have the authority to implement change and drive rapid improvement. The ideal candidate should be hands-on, entrepreneurial, and be able to continuously identify opportunities beyond those already identified.  This position will be joining the Thomson team in Fremont, CA.  Thomson is part of Altra (AIMC).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Identify waste in manufacturing processes

- Prioritize opportunities based on impact to business (savings & commercial value vs. implementation cost)

- Drive continuous improvement toward one piece flow manufacturing on a daily basis (make changes & measure results)

- Manage larger planned process development projects to schedule

- Develop new process solutions that are optimized for one piece flow (lean) manufacturing

- Design in quality and use tools such as Poke Yoke

- Work collaboratively with the Thomson team to develop and implement processes

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

- Strong manufacturing engineering experience with emphasis on lean manufacturing implementation

- 2+ years’ experience in similar engineering role; 5+ years preferred

- BSME or BSIE degree required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Solid understanding of basic manufacturing processes (e.g. CNC mill, lathe, EDM, roll forming etc.)

- Demonstrated success developing creative solutions to reduce process waste

- Capable of working with outside resources such as suppliers & industry experts to find a solution

- Ability to utilize CAD/CAM tools (e.g. Solidworks, ProE)

- Good communication skills

- Self-motivated team player

- Able to juggle multiple priorities

- Hands on approach, willing to "roll up the sleeves"

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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