Manufacturing Engineer II

    • Job Tracking ID: 512256-602782
    • Job Location: W. Henrietta, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 28, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Manufacturing Engineer II


Manufacturing Engineering

Reports to

Manufacturing Engineer Manager


RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components and assemblies. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including - Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres in addition to Thin Film Coating. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and work on market-leading programs. See below one of many career opportunities to join to RPO team!

Job Summary:

Responsible for the efficient operation of manufacturing processes within the facility; creates project plans, performs utilization studies, identifies capacity needs and constraints, and makes recommendations for improvements. Maximizes efficiency by analyzing equipment layouts, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines parts and tools needed to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the optics manufacturing field. Regularly interfaces with engineering, production support group, and proactively communicates with customers on project status and the resolution of issues that may arise during the production schedule. Responsible for transition of manufacturing processes from engineering / prototype stage to volume production.

Researches, designs, and develops tools, engines, machines, controls, equipment, and mechanical processes. Oversees production, installation, operation, maintenance, repair, and development of new, modified, and/or existing systems. Works closely with other engineering areas to obtain optimum utilization of equipment. Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering required.

Experience and Skills:

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of manufacturing projects
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements
  • Develop full scale project plans
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff to provide status updates and resolve conflicts of resources
  • Manage project budget
  • Manage project resource allocation
  • Plan and schedule project timelines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Work with quality assurance to ensure specifications are met and documentation is in place prior to shipment of product
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Create and present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results

Experience/Certifications/Degrees Required:

  • BS degree in manufacturing or mechanical engineering with 5+ years’ experience.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) methods.
  • Experience with 3D modeling methods. Solidworks preferred.
  • Experience with MS Excel software is required. SQL and VBA programming a plus
  • Lean manufacturing, six sigma black belt, or green belt certification a plus
  • Experience working with customers
  • Experience with ISO 9001 standards is preferred
  • Experienced in ITAR regulations, specifications, and company compliance including, but not limited to, optics, mechanics, quality, verification, and testing is preferred
  • Experience with Optical Assembly preferred.