TT Electronics – Manufacturing Engineer

Posted Date:  18 hours ago(04/06/2024 00:31)

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organization.

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.

TT Electronics’ Olathe, Kansas facility, is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of custom magnetic products and assemblies. The Olathe-based site has 65 years’ experience in the design and development of unique harsh-environment solutions for mission-critical applications.

Our dedicated teams are driven by collaboration and innovation to deliver engineering-led products supporting key applications including power conversion, actuation and control systems where our solutions support a broad range of globally recognized major aerospace and defense platforms across air, land and sea.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

Job Summary

TT Electronics is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Operational Excellence team. This role will be responsible for developing and improving manufacturing processes/products by working collaboratively with Design Engineering and Production team members.

The ideal candidate will…

  • Be a self-starter that thrives in a growing and changing team environment.
  • Enjoy solving complex problems to drive continuous improvement.
  • Partner with various teams to meet internal and external customer dates and expectations.
  • Love the details. The problems you will solve require a laser focus on the fine print.

Essential Functions

  • Plans and implements new programs and products into production in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Provides technical support to the production team for immediate corrective actions.
  • Identifies and provides cost and operational justifications for new technological, equipment, and tooling needs.
  • Defines, designs, and drafts tooling and manufacturing requirements for new and existing programs.
  • Identifies potential manufacturing-related risks on new and developing programs, as well as develops risk reduction plans to eliminate them. Familiar with Product Failure Effects Mode Analysis (PFEMA) and Design Failure Effects Mode Analysis (DFEMA).
  • Utilizes Lean and Six Sigma principles to ensure that manufacturing requirements for efficient processes and practices are addressed on a timely basis.
  • Effectively utilizes TWI and Job Instruction, and provides guidance as needed.
  • Leads continuous improvements activities within various programs and projects.
  • Effectively utilizes TWI and Job Instruction, and provides guidance as needed.
  • Utilizes Lean and Six Sigma principles to ensure that manufacturing requirements for efficient processes and practices are addressed on a timely basis.
  • Creates and modifies work instructions and operating procedures, as needed.
  • Other duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Three to five years of related work experience in manufacturing operations preferred.
  • Experience working in the Aerospace and Defense industry a plus.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and 3D CAD packages required.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings is required.
  • Demonstrated analytical expertise is required, including adeptness at root cause identification.
  • Experience with geometric dimensioning tolerance and statistical tolerance methods is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with a wide audience of internal and external customers is required.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.
  • Knowledge of working requirements of AS9100 quality standard is strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Meets vision requirements specified by quality management system.
  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.

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