Product Engineer

Thermal Spray Technologies, Inc    Sun Prairie, WI
Job Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW: TST has developed coating solutions for many diverse applications for some of the world's leading OEM manufacturers. These OEM manufacturers represent a very broad variety of industries. TST's engineered coating solutions are designed to meet the surface requirements unique to each customer's application. TST's coating designs enable our customers to meet the ever increasing demands placed on components and systems. TST's engineered coatings can be found on components and in systems ranging from medical to aerospace and defense. Through TST's engineered coatings our customer's products performance is enhanced, their useable life increased, and their downtime reduced. JOB OVERVIEW (PRODUCT ENGINEER): The successful Product Engineer will manage the product transition from Research and Development through production and ensure continuing production support is met. This individual will coordinate between research and development, management, production, technical sales, and the customer to meet customer requirements within the quoted gross margin. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Review part drawings and customer specifications to determine production operations, parameters, equipment, tooling, rates, and packaging
  • Key vendor contact for questions about customer part drawings and specifications
  • Create and update production documentation in MRP software
  • Liaison between internal/external customers for resolution of product concerns and corrective actions
  • Provide cycle time, material usage, tooling and automation estimates for quoting
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement projects
  • Conceptualize and evaluate feasibility of capital projects
  • Lead and execute continuous improvement and capital projects (external and internal resources)
  • Additional roles and responsibilities as assigned
  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or related Engineering field
  • 3-7 years of experience in related role or field
  • Design and drafting experience, preferably using Solidworks
  • Ability to read and understand 2D drawings with GD&T
  • Proficient in computers and specific software; MS Project, CAD, Visio, Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize and balance multiple tasks
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work well in cross functional teams
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to interface with people at all levels in numerous functions
  • Must be open-minded, flexible, and able to adapt easily and accept new ideas quickly
  • Ability to wear proper personal protective equipment (earplugs, safety glasses, respirator).
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Experience in project management or thermal spray environment
  • Ability to lead a team and delegate responsibilities
  • Ability to interact with senior management, supervisors, operators, technicians, and quality control
  • Statistical experience
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Ability to build relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex processes
  • Working knowledge of SPC and Six Sigma including DOE is preferred
  • ISO experience

  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:18:51 GMT

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