Manufacturing Engineer

January 4, 2022
Boulder, CO
Job Type


Employbridge Search Group has a client in Boulder, CO who is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team! This was a client who is growing and has room for advancement, great benefits and competitive salary!

Job Duties

  • Support the manufacturing operations
  • Resolving manufacturing problems, helping resolve quality issues, undertake capacity increase review, and identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement
  • Follow through successfully executing projects on time and in scope
  • Serve as the manufacturing lead for products transitioning from the New Product team to production
  • Will be responsible for the Bill of Materials and Standard Routings in the ERP system for parts released to manufacturing
  • Use of continual improvement and data analysis tools to identify issues in manufacturing processes impacting Quality and working to resolve them with the Process Engineering and Operations team
  • Work closely with Operations to identify process inefficiencies, bottlenecks, training needs and continual improvement initiatives
  • Lead Production Readiness Reviews (PRRs) for items transitioning from the New Product teams to production in a comprehensive manner to ensure smooth transition into manufacturing. This includes conducting training requirements, space requirements, capacity analysis and quality analysis
  • Conducting root cause analysis on nonconforming materials and reporting findings to Management and as applicable to customers
  • Working with Process Engineers in cross functional team environments, analyzing and understanding defects and working to optimize processes
  • Lead Continuous Improvement projects that are derived from data analysis, scope includes proposing new projects, chartering, developing schedules, leading teams and regular updates to CI team
  • Optimization of stable processes by conducting yield improvement analysis efforts
  • Lead/participate in regular Material Review Board (MRB) meetings to ensure noncompliances are being addressed in a timely manner and systemic issues are resolved
  • Collaborating in multilevel, cross functional teams and provide daily support of the manufacturing operation
  • Ensuring manufacturing plans are reviewed and updated on a regular basis. This includes conducting periodic review of Standard Routing, Yields, Standard Bill of Materials and Work instructions
  • Work with finance to understand and resolve production variances in manufacturing on a weekly basis
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in technical field such as Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics. Master's degree preferred
  • 35 years' experience in manufacturing engineering or similar role
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt or demonstrated use and knowledge of Lead SixSigma methodologies and tools preferred
  • Experience in using statistics and statistical process control to make datadriven decisions while driving improvements
  • Demonstrated use of Lean/Six Sigma and root cause analysis tools such as DMAIC, Ishikawa. 5why fault tree diagram, value stream maps, and time study/capacity analysis
  • Experience in low volume, high product mixture manufacturing. Precision optics manufacturing is preferred
  • Ability to present project status to stakeholders/champions and customers
  • Working knowledge of OEE and Theory of Constraints preferred
  • Crossfunctional team leadership including managing multi-line projects with expected completion goals, milestones, and dates

Effective January 4th, 2022, it will be mandatory for every employee to be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemption requests from this vaccination requirement will be considered to accommodate medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

Benefits include:

Medical, Dental, Vision

401K Match

Great PTO package

And more

$100K DOE

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