194371 - Manufacturing Engineer
Up to $50.48 DOE
12 MOS
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for an opening in Tewksbury, MA.

You will generate and implement process improvements that drive efficiencies and reduce product cost, cycle time, labor and scrap in our two value streams. You will also drive product lead time reductions through optimizing calibration processes for Xray and LIBS based products. Your process engineering experience, troubleshooting skills and technical knowledge will help build a world class manufacturing organization producing our handheld diagnostic instruments.

Develop process improvements to drive operations cost savings and scrap reduction initiatives through our PPI business system. Drive root cause analysis on production failures and offer resolution to eliminate issues. Analyze product variance reports (nonconformities) and build Pareto reports to identify high value targets. Prioritize and provide resolution to resolve failures. Analyze production test and assembly data to benchmark product capability and identify challenges. Formulate plans to prioritize improvements. Evaluate efficiency and benefit of production test systems and fixtures. Implement solutions to resolve gaps and optimize performance. Operate as the calibration technical specialist for the Manufacturing Engineering team. Perform large scale data analytics to quantify calibration performance versus specification metrics and identify improvement areas. Develop and implement plans to address calibration issues and reduce cycle times. Partner with Manufacturing Engineering to provide engineering and troubleshooting support to production and depot repair supervisors.

5 years’ experience with process improvement roles in a production environment. Confirmed experience in leading and delivering significant cost saving and process improvement projects. Exhibit using strong analytical and problem solving skills to formulate data based decisions. Proficiency in optical alignment techniques, evaluating ray tracing diagrams, understanding and fixing opto-mechancial systems. Simplify and reduce optical alignment processes to achieve performance metrics. Develop beneficial test systems to validate optical, mechanical, electrical assemblies. Lead team projects to consistently achieve goals through strong communication, delegation and collaboration. Organizing and clearly communicating data, creating work instructions, test procedures and exercising engineering change control. Experience with Labview, C+/C# programming and opto-mechanical assemblies a plus.

Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Optical Physics, Electro-Optics, Physics, Electrical Engineering.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Dan Mulvihill
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x286 or (800) 927-9318 x286

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.