19 days old

Manufacturing Engineer

Newark, NY 14513
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Job Summary:

The individual in this position must possess excellent hands-on ability, insight and mechanical awareness directing efforts on equipment reliability, process uptime, yield improvements and cost reduction. This position will work in a cross-functional team reporting to the Manufacturing Manager with direct responsibility for manufacturing engineering efforts within assigned manufacturing operations.

A major component of this position is working directly with production, operations and maintenance in day-to-day troubleshooting, coordinating repair and improvements to the manufacturing process flow and equipment, to include working with the product development team as new products are designed for manufacturability and process flow and development.

The position will also require technical direction for new product development and manufacturing operations and active engagement with product and manufacturing engineers, production operations, customer service, purchasing and other key personnel to implement and improve Ultralifes Quality Management System (QMS).

Essential Functions*:

  • Troubleshooting, coordinating repair and upgrades of process equipment directly on the production floor.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to determine procurement, inspection and disposition of process parts and materials.
  • Coordinate engineering activities for sustaining products in production and participate in the transition for new products into production among cross-functional organizations (Operations, Quality, Supply Chain, Engineering, and Senior Management).
  • Explore methods to increase overall manufacturing capacity and productivity through modification of plant layout, new equipment, modifications to existing equipment and changes in production flow.
  • Identify and eliminate capacity constraints.
  • Identify and drive product cost reductions while continuing to meet high quality standards.
  • Initiate and facilitate continuous improvement lean activities.
  • Author and revise controlled manufacturing documentation and procedures per ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 standards.
  • Develop and execute capital equipment procurements and upgrades as required.
  • Support QMS through development and execution of validation studies, control plans, PFMEA documents, process flows, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned, including travel as required to support customer and supplier efforts.

Education / Training / Skills / Experience:

  • BS in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing) required.
  • 2+ years as an engineer in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Excellent hands-on ability working with process equipment including Electro-mechanical systems and automated PLC driven systems preferred.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and resolve manufacturing problems related to materials, equipment, and all other processes on an ongoing basis.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Working understanding of operations and manufacturing environments.
  • Strong self-starter with the ability to work independently, set priorities, and allocate resources accordingly.
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written.
  • Proficient computer skills (including MS Office, AutoCAD).
  • Working knowledge of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma methodology preferred.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed to meet department and/or customer expectations.
  • Must have a general knowledge of ISO requirements and working knowledge of those requirements as they pertain to document/record control, new product development, work environment including ESD / temperature / humidity / contamination, identification / traceability / preservation of product, property management, supplier maintenance, monitoring / measuring / inspection / validation of product, control of nonconforming product, and corrective and preventive action in support of product manufacture.

Physical Requirements:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

*Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position described above and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Ultralife Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 315- 332-7100.



Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-10-01
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