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  • Senior Manufacturing Engineer (Instruments)

    Job Locations US-CT-Middlefield
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/14/2019 11:19 AM)
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  • Overview

    Our client is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.  Their instrumentation products have Medical Device, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Transportation and other broad Industrial Engineering applications.  

    The company fosters an innovative, collaborative and creative environment.  Employees work creatively to design solutions for their customers’ most challenging questions.  It is this passion that make this a great place to work. 

    The client is looking to hire a Manufacturing Engineer that will work out of its Middlesex County Office location. This professional will provide continuous improvement expertise in support of engineering, production, experiments to contribute to decreased time in processes.


    • Provide technical support for the manufacturing teams, focusing on electronic, electro-mechanical and electro-optical components, subassemblies and systems.
    • Working in a concurrent engineering environment, coordinate the transition of new product development including: testing, integration, processes, procedures, tooling, capital equipment and fixturing.
    • Evaluate and advise the manufacturing teams in their efforts to continuously improve processes, focusing on electronic and electro-optical components, subassemblies and systems.
    • Prepare budget and schedule estimates for manpower and materials.
    • Evaluate and qualify potential suppliers/vendors and develop partnerships with key ones. 
    • Prepare reports and make recommendations to Zygo management with regard to progress on projects. Participate in field trips, vendor visits and technical meetings related to projects.              
    • Provide technical and problem solving assistance to customers, vendors and internal personnel especially the manufacturing teams.
    • Assist in the development, training and direction of associate engineers, designers,technicians and instrument assemblers


    • S. degree in Electrical Engineering with a strong background in physics and manufacturing


    • Minimum 7 years' experience in the design and implementation of manufacturing processes used in manufacturing state-of-the-art instruments which incorporate electrical, mechanical, software and optical components.
    • Must have hands-on hardware and software experience.
    • Must have experience working within a multi-disciplined manufacturing team.
    • Ability to write detailed technical reports, prepare project budget and schedule estimates and make oral presentations to customers and management required.
    • Experience in manufacturing operations management, TQM and or ISO training a plus.


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