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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Hayward, CA 94545

Posted: 01/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Manufacturing Engineer Job Number: 95903

Job Description


PEAK is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with extensive experience in transitioning new products from the prototype to production state for a growing Energy client of ours in East Bay, CA.
  • Maintain focus on safety through a dynamically changing manufacturing environment
  • Own various production equipment and processes – feedback loop for design changes, uptime, yield, and throughput
  • Define, accumulate, and present data on manufacturing processes to upper management
  • Train and potentially mentor junior engineers and technicians
  • Communicate and drive corrective action on quality issues arising from manufacturing processes
  • Identify and reduce waste in process that allows to meet takt with less hours and capital
  • Work and collaborate with global contract manufacturers & partners
  • Promote and maintain kaizen culture through focus on standardization and continual improvement against standards
  • Maintain production 5S
  • Facilitate physical change of line (add or remove stations or equipment) as production scales, incorporate new equipment, etc.
  • Plan for future step changes in volume by helping to perform time studies and documentation that can be used to identify requirements and constraints at different volumes
  • Support prototype and development efforts during any lulls in production, potentially including hands on assembly, fabrication, problem solving, etc.

  • 5+ years of experience with scaling manufacturing of new products & facilities from prototypes to volume production
  • 3+ years of experience with manufacturing equipment and/or processes
  • Solid understanding of Toyota Production System and Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Six Sigma and 5S training a plus
  • Experience performing time studies and balancing content among team members
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers
  • The ability to get hands-on to help the line get caught up, reconfigure the stations, fabricate projects to improve efficiency, put tape on the ground, etc.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills under pressure
  • Driven and self-motivated. Must be able to work independently with minimal direction, take initiative, maintain relationships, and work effectively and collaboratively at all levels of the organization
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits
  • Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Life Insurance and ADD
  • Up to 13 paid holidays per year, in addition to a company week-long holiday in December
  • Flexible time off policy
  • 401(k) plan with company match
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