DEKA employs a team of over five hundred professionals, whose engineering, design, manufacturing and quality expertise make DEKA a hot spot for creating innovative solutions and advanced technologies. Located about an hour from Boston, the beach, and the mountains, DEKA is one of the leading research and development companies in the country and is the birthplace of some of the most innovative and life-changing products of our time.
We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for process development, build development and transition to manufacturing of complex mechanical assemblies. This key role requires cross functional effectiveness both internally and externally with the project team, customers, suppliers and partners.
How will you contribute?
Work collaboratively with engineering team to develop robust, production-ready designs
Develop and maintain bill of materials, line layout, production control methods, clear assembly instructions, fixtures, and pFMEA's
Plan, conduct and execute pre-production builds, with a vision for volume production
Consult with suppliers to determine product specifications, working with supply chain team to purchase equipment, materials, and parts
Interface with manufacturing partners for all stages of design transfer to ensure products meet performance criteria, delivering a quality product on-time
What do you need?
BS in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering
Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment
Knowledge of component forming processes, assembly processes, and production line optimization
Strong understanding and prior successful implementation of Lean Manufacturing Principles
Preferred experience in Design for Manufacturability and/or Design Transfer
Passionate about understanding how things work, and solving tough technical problems
Strong communication and time management skills
Limited travel – 10% domestic and international
Experience with production operations- ie work orders, transactions, scheduling and coordination of manufacturing timeline