Engineer III, Manufacturing Engineering in York, SC at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

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Job Description

Engineer III, Manufacturing Engineering

How you will make an impact:

You will generate and implement process improvements that drive efficiencies and reduce product cost, cycle time, labor and scrap with products. You will also drive product lead time reductions through optimizing calibration processes. Your process engineering experience, troubleshooting skills and technical knowledge will help build a world class manufacturing organization producing our handheld diagnostic instruments.

What you will do:

  • Develop process improvements to drive operations cost savings and scrap reduction initiatives through our PPI business system
  • Drive root cause analysis on production failures and offer resolution to eliminate issues
  • Analyze product variance reports (nonconformities) and build Pareto reports to identify high value targets. Prioritize and provide resolution to resolve failures.
  • Analyze production test and assembly data to benchmark product capability and identify challenges. Formulate plans to prioritize improvements
  • Evaluate efficiency and benefit of production test systems and fixtures. Implement solutions to resolve gaps and optimize performance
  • Operate as the calibration technical specialist for the Manufacturing Engineering team.
  • Perform large scale data analytics to quantify calibration performance versus specification metrics and identify improvement areas.
  • Develop and implement plans to address calibration issues and reduce cycle times
  • Partner with Manufacturing Engineering to provide engineering and troubleshooting support to production and depot repair supervisors

How you will get here:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Optical Physics, Electro-Optics Physics. 5 years' experience with process improvement roles in a production environment.
  • Confirmed experience in leading and delivering significant cost saving and process improvement projects.
  • Exhibit using strong analytical and problem solving skills to formulate data based decisions
  • Proficiency in optical alignment techniques, evaluating ray tracing diagrams, understanding and fixing opto-mechancial systems.
  • Simplify and reduce optical alignment processes to achieve performance metrics. Develop beneficial test systems to validate optical, mechanical, electrical assemblies.
  • Lead team projects to consistently achieve goals through strong communication, delegation and collaboration
  • Organizing and clearly communicating data, creating work instructions, test procedures and exercising engineering change control
  • Experience with Labview, C+/C# programming and opto-mechanical assemblies a plus

For information on this position, or other positions of interest, call Loren Ricks at 605-679-4798, or confidentially submit your resume to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Job Requirements

Engineer III, Manufacturing Engineering