Manufacturing Process Engineer
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER's workforce is located across eight locations in the United States.
The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.
The Manufacturing Process Engineer designs and maintains production layouts, and plans/implements NPI assembly and machining lines. This position creates and maintains processes, assembly tooling, and assembly line layout to coordinate activities for New Product Introduction (NPI) and continuation projects. Ensures process design supports manufacturing of products that meet quality standards while minimizing production problems and costs. Develops and maintains manufacturing line layouts for maximizing space, efficiency, and effectiveness. Ensures compliance with industry safety and design standards and guidelines.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Creation and maintaining of SOP or work instructions per ISO formatting.
*Create/Maintain production flow visual controls and procedures.
*Tooling Preventative Maintenance organization
*Lean Process design including lean tool/process implementation value stream mapping, Kanban boards and bin systems.
*Review KPI and creating sustaining/improvement projects per internal PPI process.
*Training production teams with specific certification criteria.
*Manufacturing tooling specification creation.
*Identify potential process improvement projects, design and develop programs to address findings.
*Trouble shoot processes and complete product failure Root Cause Analysis.
*Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics in order to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control technologies.
*Maintain NPI line layout and new assembly line creation within planned timeframes.
Manufacturing Operations Support
*Develop and implement long term plans for process control improvements.
*Develop/modify procedures & training guidelines as needed for variety of processes, including training of setup and maintenance personnel.
*Perform training and certification of machine/process operation.
Education and/or Experience:
*Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Automation, Electrical or other related engineering discipline required.
*4+ years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred with demonstrated ability developing and implementing automation processes and equipment.
*Preferred experience with electronics, pneumatics, automation, PLCs, motion controls and associated programming software.
*Demonstrated ability to meet demanding deadlines, manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
*Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member to accomplish objectives.
*Practical hands-on experience with equipment, machining, and fabrication a plus.
*Firearm and sports optics experience along with a knowledge of the shooting sports industry strongly preferred.
*Occasional travel required.
*Able to lift up to 25 pounds
*Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
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