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Manufacturing Engineer - New Product Development

Company: J.W. Speaker Corporation
Location: Germantown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION: This is a new opening in our Custom Manufacturing group due to a promotion! The focus for this position will be on "front-end" new product development. (And trust uswe have a lot of new product development going on around here!) Process development and validation, new technology investigation and integration, and line design are just a few areas where your expertise is needed!

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE: Our ideal candidate will be a mid-level professional with around 5+ years minimum experience. He/she must have a strong technical aptitude, experience with statistics, product, process, and equipment validation, design for manufacturing, and experience with project management. Candidates with assembly experience would be a definite plus! Previous NPD launch experience is needed for this position in order for the ideal candidate to be successful.


You will EXPLORE:

  • By creating assembly line designs, and selecting and supporting both processes and equipment
  • By developing design standards in the areas of assembly, manufacturability and testing, and working with Engineering to ensure adherence to those standards (DFM/DFT)
  • By designing packaging and validation for all new products working with outside suppliers where appropriate

You will INNOVATE:

  • By participating in NPD processes and translate design detail into Process FEMA, fixture requirements, cell layouts, and labor estimates
  • By ensuring processes meet the minimum process capability requirements and that support systems (calibration, 1st line support, and preventative maintenance) are in place and capable
  • By working with Test and Automation on new equipment projects needed for New Product Launches ensuring capability and timeliness of delivery
  • By implementing lean manufacturing principles

You will PERFORM:

  • By identifying priorities and balancing time between NPD, strategic goals, and daily execution
  • By presenting manufacturing strategies to Sr. Management
  • By facilitating/coordinating operations functional involvement and delivery of action items in the NPD process


  • 5 years' minimum experience in manufacturing, including experience with NPD launches
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or related

Keywords: J.W. Speaker Corporation, Milwaukee , Manufacturing Engineer - New Product Development, Other , Germantown, Wisconsin

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