Manufacturing Engineer

Company Info
Lightforce USA Inc
Orofino, ID, United States

Phone: 2084769814
Web Site: www.nightforceoptics.com

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Title:

Manufacturing Engineer

Location:

Orofino, ID 

Job ID:

56779
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Job Description:

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE GO TO: http://nightforceoptics.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Nightforce Optics, Inc., was established in 1992 with one goal in mind: to build the finest riflescopes on the market. The same qualities that have made Nightforce the choice of professionals have now created a dedicated following among hunters and serious shooters. 

Note: All job offers are contingent on passing pre-employment requirements, including a drug screen and criminal background check.

Purpose: 

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for developing manufacturing processes than ensure operator safety and efficiency, with built-in quality. He/she works closely with Production, the Machine Shop and Research & Development departments and is responsible for dealing with technical issues. The Manufacturing Engineer is the liaison between departments.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline
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  • Five years documentable experience in Manufacturing/Process Engineering
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  • Sound literacy in 3D CAD (ideally Autodesk Inventor or Solid Works) & Microsoft packages
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  • Manual and automated assembly experience
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  • Machining and threading knowledge
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  • Tool, jig and fixture design experience
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  • Lean manufacturing knowledge and skills
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  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and manage a project from start to finish
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, team oriented and able to work autonomously 

Core Accountabilities:

  • Evaluate bottlenecks and find/implement process improvements.
  • Develop concepts and/or design fixtures or tooling concurrent with product design.
  • Identify optimum manufacturing techniques.
  • Update 2D print data into 3D environment capturing all necessary manufacturing details.
  • Act as liaison between assembly and machine shop/suppliers assuring product details and processes are captured.
  • Troubleshoot and document assembly and machine shop problems.
  • Assist/develop inspection processes.
  • Provide technical documents outlining assembly and process standard operating procedures.
  • Serve as technical correspondent to materials making sure blueprint details are successfully communicated to suppliers.
  • Assist QA with supplier qualification
  • Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems and needs
  • Recommend design modification to eliminate quality issues and improve manufacturability
  • Contribute/lead manufacturing activities in New Product Development Process
  • Complete manufacturing responsibilities of Engineering Change Order process
  • Justify, specify and oversee commissioning of capital equipment

For more information about our company and its products, please go to http://nightforceoptics.com/.