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Development Engineer

Company: Ultra
Location: Columbia City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Development Engineer is the primary point of contact for the Design Engineering group in the implementation of design for development programs. Development Engineers function as centers of expertise in manufacturing systems and best practices, including line setups, part and material flow, personnel and machinery optimization, ergonomics, and failure mode analysis. Development Engineer responsibilities include writing work instructions, implementing industry best practices (lean concepts, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, constraint analysis, etc.), conducting Job Safety and ergonomic analysis, and leading failure mode analysis activities. Additionally, Development Engineers are integral in developing line layouts and capacity analysis and are heavily involved with the implementation of improvements related to production flow, tooling, facilities, material and common design areas across products, and product performance for development programs.

Required Skills :
Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.
Minimum of Associate's degree in mechanical engineering and 2+ years of experience, or equivalent studies and 2+ years of experience or Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent studies and 1+ years of experience
Develop and maintain manufacturing flow charts, work instructions, manufacturing BOM's, routings and MRP related activities.
Manufacturing methods, tooling and equipment, and Lean Manufacturing
Manufacturing mainline floor support, including Failure Analysis from piece part through system analysis
Production support for Engineering development, design for manufacturing, and transition to manufacturing.
Assisting in bids, improving and developing new products.
Employ strong analytical skills; especially driving to root cause when completing failure analysis, determining best practice methodologies for manufacturing, and determining key process failure modes

Job Requirements:
Desired Skills:
Strong skills in design analysis and design for manufacturing
Must be a team player with good communication skills
Must have strong computer skills and be especially proficient in MS Office
Proficient at dimensional and tolerance analysis from part level through system level
Must be willing to travel to various test sites and supplier locations.
Experience with electronic components, printed circuit boards and circuit card assemblies
Significant experience and familiarity with manufacturing best practices (lean concepts, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, constraint analysis, etc.) and their application
Working knowledge and experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC) and data-driven analytics

We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Ultra, Fort Wayne , Development Engineer, Engineering , Columbia City, Indiana

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