Job Purpose: Manufactures products by supervising staff; organizing and monitoring work flow, solving technical problems, trouble-shooting equipment maintenance issues, and keeping customers informed on the status of their orders. Develops and optimizes manufacturing processes to make a large range of optical and technical glass products. Serves customers by identifying their needs, ensuring continual improvement of manufacturing processes, and providing advice on capital equipment needs and vendor services.
Skills/Qualifications: Supervision, Coaching, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Tracking Budget Expenses, Production Planning, Controls and Instrumentation, Problem Solving, Product Knowledge, Managing Customer Needs, Process Development, Presentation Skills, General Microsoft Office Skills, Technical Understanding, Equipment Troubleshooting, Verbal Communication, Innovation
Education: 2 year degree or equivalent manufacturing job experience desired; optics background a plus. Additional information about the company can be found at www.irdglass.com ; please send resumes and any questions to Dirk Kvale at firstname.lastname@example.org
Engineering Technician: Process Development
To facilitate process improvement for glass production using established continuous improvement methods and tools.
Primary goals to achieve with the production team: yield improvement, daily throughput, and productivity/efficiency.
Work within our ISO system to develop work instructions and travelers and process checks to ensure ongoing quality.
Processes to improve include raw material selection, cost reduction, glass scribing, part and machine set ups, machining, lapping, polishing, cleaning, and final inspection.
Problem solving, teamwork, good verbal and non-verbal communication skills, innovation, Microsoft Office software.
Desired Skills and Education:
2 or 4 year engineering or technical degree or equivalent manufacturing experience, LEAN and six sigma training, understanding of production flow and machining principles, Solid Works or CAD software, basic CAM knowledge.