Company Name:

Confidential

Location:

Wilsonville, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Manufacturing Engineering

Position Type:

Contract

Required Experience:

2-4 Years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

February 6, 2018

Manufacturing Engineer (Contract)

OTTO DesignWorks LLC

Job Description: Manufacturing Engineer, Contract

Company Story:

Founded by bike lovers and product innovators, the OTTO DesignWorks team has a simple mission to create and deliver purposeful products for cycling and outdoor markets. The company’s passion is commercializing clever solutions to unmet needs - and providing an amazing customer service experience.

This Position Reports To:

The position reports to Director of Manufacturing and Operations 

Purpose:

Leads and supports development and refinement of key OTTO manufacturing processes – including band materials, critical components, final assembly and QA.

Key Responsibilities

·        Primary focal to address and improve manufacturing process steps.

·        Must ensure all equipment used to manufacture products is in optimal working condition.

·        Responsible to maintain equipment parameters and track performance of key operations.

·        Work with equipment manufacturers to ensure all maintenance parameters are followed in accordance with machine design requirements.

·        Create data logs and SPC charts on key process parameters.

·        Work with Design Engineering to transfer new products seamlessly to the manufacturing floor.

·        Responsible to make and maintain tooling, fixtures, and assembly aids as deemed appropriate.

·        Manage spares material use in maintaining equipment availability.

·        Assist in the generation of work instructions and time standards.

·        Responsible for quality levels and recording/process at key inspection points throughout the manufacturing process.

Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience

·        Passionate, proactive, self-starting entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to be jack-of-all-trades to service accounts and market at a high level in order to build the OTTO Brand.

·        Must have a strong understanding of mechanical principles, including metal forming, plastic forming, and thermal transfer.

·        Should understand casting principles, injection molding techniques, small part extrusion, and fastening techniques.                                                                                         

·        Demonstrated ability to work with others to train and teach in the correct techniques needed to build a high quality product.

·        Demonstrated strong work ethic, organization skills and attention to detail.

·        Must be able to work in fast paced and often changing work environment.

·        Should have a working knowledge of Solid Works CAD software or equivalent.

·        Must be able to read and interpret design drawings, and convert to work instructions.

·        Must be able to assess root causes in operation processes and through collaboration, introduce corrective actions.

·        Should have cursory knowledge of time & motion studies.

·        Must have intermediate understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and line balancing.

·        Ability to effectively work in a small team environment with occasional overlapping areas of responsibility.  

·        Strong, clear written and oral communications skills. Proficient in MS Office suite.

·        Ability to make decisions with limited information to best resolve business scenarios.

·        Ability to grow personally with business growth.

Education & Experience

·        3-5 years’ experience as Manufacturing, Process or Mechanical Engineer.

·        BS in Engineering or equivalent from an accredited University.

Job Conditions/Notes

Position is a contractor with objective to hire as business scales. Part time up to 40hrs/week. Working conditions include flexible and occasional extended hours in specific periods to service customers and production.  Position is hands-on requiring occasional lifting and very good manual dexterity.

Interested candidates should send resume to [email protected]

Company Name:

Confidential

Location:

Confidential

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Manufacturing Engineering

Position Type:

Contract

Required Experience:

2-4 Years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

February 6, 2018

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