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Manager – Manufacturing Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Belmont, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • 5 years of experience in electromechanical product-based manufacturing
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering preferred)
  • Passion for manufacturing, automation and continuous improvement
  • Ability to independently lead cross-functional projects to completion
  • Extremely motivated and organized individual who can be self-directed in both team-based and individual settings
  • Proficient in Solidworks, 3D modeling of complex assemblies, detailed engineering drawings, GD&T, and EPDM
  • Sharp analytical and mechanical mindset with a desire to apply them toward real-world manufacturing problems
  • Experience with production best practices such as LEAN, Kaizen, 5S, and Six Sigma
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving electromechanical issues on a production assembly and test line
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills - can convey complex technical topics in simple terms across internal departments and external partners
  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo and regularly offers their own ideas
  • Experienced with issue escalation and driving accountability across internal and external teams
  • Works well in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Willingness to travel 30-40% both domestically and internationally. Travel is often heavier during the product launch process and may entail extended periods working at CM locations
  • Lead a team to transition products from design to manufacturing. You are responsible for ensuring you and the team owns and executes on the following tasks
  • Develop timelines covering all aspects of manufacturing and operations-based tasks from development to launch to sustaining
  • Drive DFX opportunities to mitigate project/products risks, and perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Onboard contract manufacturer (CM) from early pre-pilot builds to sustained volume production, working closely with CM's leadership team, program manager, engineers, and production team
  • Coordinate, plan, review and improve manufacturing processes to ensure production capacity, efficiency and quality standards are being met
  • Oversee the development, generation, and validation of work instructions, tooling/fixtures, equipment calibration, testing, quality forms and drawings throughout the NPI process
  • Participate in engineering design reviews, prototype builds and provide design/assembly feedback as early as possible within the NPI phase gate process
  • Coordinate BOM structure with engineering to ensure structure is kept up to date and reflective of manufacturing processes
  • Review and approve engineering component and assembly drawings and Engineering Change Orders to ensure drawing and change order standards are being held
  • Work closely and cooperatively with Hardware, Electrical, Software, Operations, Product, Supply Chain, Customer Solutions, and Marketing to ensure project alignment and success throughout product launch process
  • Assess capabilities and capacities of key suppliers to build a robust, predictable, and scalable supply chain
  • Coordinate sub-tier supplier launch initiatives and cost down activities throughout the NPI phases
  • Drive accountability with internal and external stakeholders on project deliverables
  • Manage the implementation and use of virtual components and tools: software, firmware, labels, and relevant control documents

201-500 employees

Industrial 3D printing platform
Company Overview
Markforged is a manufacturing company that invents a new 3D printing process to build parts with the strength of Continuous Carbon Fiber.