Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Bristol, United States
4 months ago
Full time role

Company

Flux Marine

Bristol, RI, USA

Flux Marine is a high-growth marine technology start-up that is designing electric outboard motors from the ground up without using ...

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Job Description

Company Overview

Flux Marine is a high-growth marine technology start-up that is designing electric outboard motors from the ground up without using legacy combustion engine parts. This allows our motors to maximize efficiency and minimize maintenance without compromising performance vs gas engines. Our technology has many applications including commercial, recreational, yacht tender, and defense markets.

Job Overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Manufacturing Engineer with Supply Chain experience to join our team. The successful candidate will play a critical role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of our manufacturing processes and lead a team in developing, implementing, and optimizing production processes, ranging from DFMA reviews to line layout and fixture selection. You will work together with design, test, and QC engineering to continually improve and iterate manufacturability, system reliability and production throughput and be responsible for adopting Lean Six Sigma principles to reduce waste through the production process. We promote a hard work, high reward environment with opportunities for advancement within the company as we enter a period of hyper-growth.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain strong technical understanding of the product design and manufacturing/assembly processes for electromechanical systems.
  • Provide DFMA feedback to design engineers in alignment with company priorities and timelines
  • Drive the team to meet production gateways on time and within budget. This will include line layout, tooling selection, capital equipment selection and commissioning
  • Develop and maintain a roadmap of vertical integration for manufacturing processes
  • Develop and track KPIs to report on progress and status of initiatives to management team
  • Develop improvements to internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines
  • Lead the manufacturing team including their recruitment, development, and evaluation
  • Drive the adoption of Lean Six Sigma principles across the production and fabrication processes

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing manufacturing lines
  • Strong project and personnel management skills
  • Familiar with ISO standards
  • Experience with high voltage systems is a plus

Equal Opportunity Notice: Flux Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Flux Marine is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Flux Marine are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Flux Marine will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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Flux Marine

Bristol, RI, USA

Flux Marine is a high-growth marine technology start-up that is designing electric outboard motors from the ground up without using ...

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