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Process Engineer

Company: Hoppe
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

We're growing! Apply now and be part of a world-renowned, award-winning team!Precinmac is a leading supplier of mission-critical, precision machined components used in the aerospace and defense, semiconductor, and automation equipment sectors. We specialize in manufacturing uniquely designed high tolerance precision machined components and assemblies, with a focus on continuous improvement, on-time delivery, and the highest possible quality and consistency.Location: Hoppe Technologies Inc. (Chicopee, MA)Hoppe Technologies, located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2021. Hoppe is an established machine shop operating 24/7 and serving (primarily) the aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries. Our primary machining areas consist of 3-, 4-, and 5-axis milling along with Integrex mill-turn equipment. Additional machines, equipment and manufacturing processes include lathes, robotic welding, deburring, assembly, and inspection. We are continually upgrading and adding new machines to our shop, the most recent being a pair of Matsuura MAM72-70V's each equipped with an 18-pallet tower system.Title of Position: Process EngineerPosition Type: Full TimeDescription of Responsibilities:Key resource assigned to manufacturing process improvement project teams focused using lean manufacturing tools to reduce variable costs, improve efficiency, create flow, and increase throughput.Lead projects to automate manual or semi-automated machining and deburring processes using robotics. Determine and specify capital equipment upgrades to achieve.Lead projects to automate business processes to reduce manual tasks and transactions to increase support function efficiency.Provide engineering support to New Product Introduction (NPI) launch teams with a focus on manufacturability, process capability, and determining future improvements.Provide direct technical support to the shop floor to troubleshoot and resolve various manufacturing concerns.Process Owner for Tooling Management with responsibility for managing all related processes and systems and maintain control of the overall site tool spend.Key member of the Safety Committee with ability to identify potentially unsafe work conditions and design and implement solutions to remedy.Provide engineering support to various supporting processes and systems such as Preventive Maintenance.Implement standards and drive standardization to increase process control and improve quality.Lead cross-functional teams through 8D Root Cause and Corrective Actions to resolve internal and external non-conformances.Serve on the internal auditing team and conduct internal audits of quality procedures within an AS9100D certified environment.Perform other duties as assigned by supervisorRequired Experience:Minimum of five years of experience in a Manufacturing or Process Engineering (or similar) role in a manufacturing environment where machining is the primary production technology. Previous experience automating machining or deburring processes in a manufacturing environment is a must.Required Skills:Bachelor of Science (or higher) degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering or similar.Able to manage automation projects and multi-discipline project teams to meet scope, timeline, and budget requirements.Lean manufacturing certification and experience applying lean tools to drive improvement with an ability to provide detailed project examples inclusive of quantitative results.Previous experience leading kaizen teams using a standardized approach to kaizen.Previous formal training and certification in 8D problem solving and internal auditing.Able to read and interpret complex part drawings and models with strong knowledge of GD&T.Proficiency in Solidworks with an ability to design conceptual work cells and plant layouts is helpful but not required.For information on Precinmac, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at www.precinmac.comPrecinmac is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Hoppe, Chicopee , Process Engineer, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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