Manufacturing Engineer (Batteries)

The Role

OCS Group is looking for a highly motivated Manufacturing Engineer to create manufacturing equipment and processes for our cutting edge Battery Packs. OCS Group is a demanding and fast-paced environment where you will work with a highly motivated team on extremely challenging projects.  In addition to developing manufacturing equipment and processes, Manufacturing Engineers will work closely with Design Engineering, Quality and Production to take Battery design changes and new Battery designs from initial concept through prototype development and into full production.  This position will be responsible for managing individual pieces of automation equipment with equipment vendors as well as providing technical guidance for others.

Responsibilities

  • Design manufacturing equipment and fixtures
  • Develop manufacturing processes
  • Drive design for manufacturability
  • Collaborate with small teams on in-house development of novel and complex automation equipment
  • Develop specifications for custom automation equipment
  • Closely collaborate with external equipment integrators on custom automation equipment design
  • Manage external equipment integrators from equipment development through buyoff
  • Validate and characterize new equipment and fixtures for production implementation
  • Create detailed Manufacturing Instructions to document new processes
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to you fellow Manufacturing Engineers.

Requirements

  • Experience developing manufacturing processes for new and unique products
  • Experience transitioning products from prototype to production
  • Experience designing mechanical equipment, fixturing and tooling in CAD (SolidWorks preferred, Catia is also a plus)
  • Experience developing automated manufacturing equipment and equipment specifications
  • Experience managing and guiding automation equipment integrators
  • Experience introducing new equipment and new processes into a production environment
  • Knowledgeable about production quality metrics
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • BS/MS Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of manufacturing engineering experience
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