Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Pay: 85K-95K DOE

Location: North County, San Diego, CA

Description: A local, large scientific instruments manufacturing company is seeking a full time manufacturing engineer to provide troubleshooting and support to the production floor. Experience specifically in adhesives and bonding procedures (semi-automated and manual) is an absolute must. The company offers a competitive compensation and benefits plan, including medical/dental, 401K plan, stock plan, on-site gym, paid sick/vacation, and many other benefits.


·         Evaluate processes for efficiency and efficacy.

·         Develop improvements in the way manpower, machines, and resources are utilized.

·         Design and standardize methods to improve quality.

·         Assist with production situations.

·         Train associates and technicians in methods, products, tooling, and costs.

·         Implement “Lean” processes throughout Operations and other departments.

·         Challenge engineering designs when product designs are necessary.

·         Support and/or lead development and cost improvement teams and Lean events.

·         Create, test, and implement better methods in bonding and potting work areas.

·         Improve cost-effectiveness in production and design.

·         Increase capability and production volume while maintaining/improving standards of quality .

·         Other projects and duties as needed.


·         BS in Engineering or similar field with at least 8 years’ experience in manufacturing or process engineering.

·         Strong background in bonding and potting operations, including experience with epoxies and urethane (where bond integrity is critical); includes, but is not limited to, materials such as aluminum alloys, titanium, ceramics, etc.

·         Strong background in in electromechanical assembly and test environment.

·         Experience with implementing and leading Lean Kaizen events/Lean teams, including reduction in waste and cost, and improvement in control.

·         Experience with various pressure test equipment and methodologies.

·         Experience specifically in adhesives and bonding procedures (semi-automated and manual).

·         Experience successfully working in cross-departmental teams.

·         Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

·         Ability to lift 40 lbs.

·         Experience with SolidWorks is preferred.

·         Must be a Permanent Resident or US Citizen.

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