Randstad Manufacturing Engineer (2nd Shift) in Watertown, Connecticut

Manufacturing Engineer (2nd Shift)


Watertown, CT


US$ 60,000 - US$ 80,000 per year

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Job Type:

Temp to Perm

Reference #:






Randstad USA Administration

DescriptionProvide direct support to operations, production processes, maintenance and safety

Designs, develops, tests, sources, cost justifies various tools, modifications, fixturing,

machinery and equipment for production to increase safety, throughput, quality, capacity,

and reliability.

Manage the completion of those projects from conception through evaluation,

justification, purchase and implementation.

Provide general supervision to outside contractors (electrical, mechanical, PLC

programming, construction, plumbing, HVAC, building, etc.) to resolve material and/or

equipment problems, research and implement upgrades, new tools and operating


Works with Operators, Supervisors, Maintenance and QA department to improve processes

and troubleshoot equipment repair and maintenance.

Champion continuous improvement projects to enhance safety, productivity, quality,

reliability, capacity and processes.

Create and execute project plans and work with all levels of the organization to meet project timing

and budget.

Work closely with Applications Engineers to ensure manufacturability and cost effectiveness of new

product designs.

Provide well-defined process prints and PFMEA documentation in accordance with TS16949 APQP


Ensure all projects are launched with lean principles. Support new programs and cost improvement

projects after launch to achieve 95% operational availability and efficiency and zero customer issues.

Working hours: 4pm-12pm M-F


Job Requirements (Recommended):

- BS Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering and 5 years'


- Knowledge manufacturing processes such as machining, stamping, broaching, piercing,

welding and precision assembly.

- Problem Solving Skills using proven techniques (ie. Shainen, DOE, Six Sigma, 8D, 5 Why,


- Must have demonstrated project management experience involving large projects, new product

introductions and/or capital equipment purchases.

- Organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and self-initiate

when necessary.

- Experience with cost analysis, PFMEA, technical writing, blueprint reading, statistical analysis and

process control.

- Demonstrated knowledge of tool design, gage design, and fixture design.

- Computer skills include demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft office and CAD

- Working knowledge of plant/facilities engineering, electronics, pneumatics, engineering

controls, engineering standards, cost estimating, product and process rationalization.

- Demonstrated understanding of process capabilities, materials and requirements as well as

business awareness to bring a project from quoting stage to production.

- Broad-base knowledge of Lean Manufacturing including 5s, Kaizen, Kanban, Poke-a- Yoke, Process

Mapping and Value Stream Mapping

- Track record of success with continuous improvement projects.

- ISO or TS16949 experience is a plus.

- Willingness to travel as necessary.

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