|About the Job
Paradigm Precision Group, a Dynamic Precision Group Company, specializes in the manufacturing of complex, high-tolerance machined and fabricated components for gas turbine engines. We serve customers around the world in commercial and military aviation, power generation, the marine industry, rotary wing and unmanned aerial vehicles. We currently operate in 12 locations across 5 different countries. Paradigm Precision in Manchester, CT is seeking a Manufacturing Weld Engineer to perform the following job duties:
∑ Oversight of Resistance, GTAW, Laser and EB Welding.
∑ Develop welding manufacturing processes for New Product Introduction (NPI), documenting process changes, driving process / fixture improvements, driving lead and cycle time improvements, cost of quality (COQ), and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) actions
∑ Define investment and expense needs, driving from preparing for approvals to completion
∑ Participate in LEAN initiative, and engage Six Sigma tools for process improvements
∑ Develop and implement process improvements related to welding to reduce costs and cycles
∑ Design necessary fixtures and tooling as related to welding for manufacturing NPIís and process improvements
∑ Manage multiple projects by providing scheduling, resource management, budget control and EHS compliance
∑ Bring new ideas and positive support to the current process
∑ Implement productivity actions in order to improve the process and respect objectives
∑ Participate in EHS related actions, to improve safety in own area
∑ Lead and effectively interface with manufacturing, sales, marketing, and other support teams to complete projects to meet EHS, production, quality, cost savings, and new product development goals within schedule and budget
∑ Interface with vendors and internal contacts in an effective manner to ensure that the technical and EHS perspective is properly conveyed
∑ Assure that all engineering designs and technical data are complete and accurately documented to provide an accurate technical / historical base for future reference as related to welding to meet customer / end user requirements
BA/BS in Engineering is preferred from an accredited university or college or Bachelorís degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
At least 4 years of manufacturing engineering experience in aerospace or automotive industries.
∑ Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing is preferred
∑ Six Sigma training is preferred
∑ Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions
∑ Strong organizational skills
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