Manufacturing Engineer

Vista, CA 92008

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 16549 Pay Rate: 88K to 92K

Job Description

Job Summary:

Primarily responsible for new product introductions, factory layout, workcell design, work instructions and the introduction and implementation of fundamental manufacturing engineering principles and practices to ensure product quality, productive manufacturing, on-time delivery and compliance with company policies and procedures. This position will assist with Quality Engineering activities.

§ Understand and comply with the requirements of the Management System.

§ Liaison and support, engineering, product managers, customer service, purchasing, manufacturing, quality, EH&S and supply chain teams

§ Define and implement safe manufacturing processes to ensure quality products, process capability, teamwork, and continues process improvement.

§ Ensure manufacturing is building product in conformance to current engineering documentation through the implementation of work instructions and/or process control.

§ Define and implement Time Study programs to monitor process efficiency.

§ Controlling Work Instructions in Manufacturing.

§ Support and implement manufacturing KPI program.

§ Lead and implement lean manufacturing and kaizen activities.

§ Participate in problem solving techniques to optimize system capabilities for manufacturing processes.

§ Lead and implement manufacturing cost savings programs. Estimate production costs, develop cost saving and waste elimination initiatives, in order to achieve manufacturing cost reduction goals

§ Support and implement scrap reduction and MRB improvement program(s).

§ Introduce manufacturing procedures and systems.

§ Train manufacturing personnel on proper assembly techniques and job specific safety hazards.


Experience with six sigma, manufacturing systems development and implementing and managing productivity improvement programs. Strong project management skills and experience. Ability to prepare and present operations and project reports.


Education and/or Experience:

Minimum 1 year as a manufacturing engineer for electronics products. Six Sigma training. BS degree in Industrial and/or Manufacturing engineering is required.


Meet Your Recruiter

Greg Athans
Senior Director Executive Placement

Greg is a dedicated and hardworking professional who is your go-to recruiter for all things related to engineering, supply chain, operations, and executive level recruiting.  He brings with him over 15 years’ experience in finding talent for small to Fortune 100 organizations with his success founded on building relationships and in providing top-level customer service.   Greg is consistently a top performer, and the recipient of numerous company awards.

Greg is an avid Cubs fan; enjoys Marvel movies; Discovery, History, and is a Science Channel fan!  Greg is 100% Greek

If you are ever in the mood to break some plates, and yell Opa!, He is your guy!

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