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Manufacturing Engineer (Senior)

About you:

An individual with a thirst for knowledge and all things manufacturing, you are at home creating and developing Manufacturing Systems and concepts from the ground up. You’re passionate about delivering amazing user and customer experiences. Highly organized and with the know how to clearly communicate with cross-functional teams both internal and external, you will drive excellence across the organisation.

What you’ll do:

Your primary responsibility will be to define and support the product specific manufacturing plan required for assembly, test, inspect and pack. In partnership with the Mechanical and Electrical Hardware design teams, Supply Chain and other engineering groups, this will include equipment, jig and fixture design, specification creation, directing and managing vendors, installation and qualification of suppliers, systems and equipment.

  • Participate in PFMEA and DFx reviews with the design and production teams
  • Help define the manufacturing plan
  • Lead activities around the bring up, Gauge R&R, and implementation of complex fixtures used in Manufacturing
  • Help define the maintenance and calibration requirements for all fixtures
  • Act as the Lead on large Manufacturing related projects
  • Optimize the Manufacturing layout and process to meet overall throughput, quality, and cost targets
  • Work closely with internal and external customers and vendors to resolve issues and provide technical support
  • Provide technical guidance to all employees levels within Manufacturing
  • Develop systems and layouts that follow lean manufacturing philosophies of one piece flow and kanban, with emphasis on mistake proofing
  • Manage tooling and gauge design and drawings

What you need:

  • A BS/BA in Engineering, Computer Science or Quality/reliability related discipline
  • 10+ years experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role
  • Experience introducing NPI products to Mass Production
  • Lean manufacturing practices (Kanban, Poke-Yoke, JIT, Value Stream Mapping)
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration capabilities
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in working with high-volume contract manufacturers and have an understanding for manufacturing needs such as Dfx, process control and inspection standards
  • Comfortable working with electronic hardware, tools, fixtures, and gauges

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply! 

Why Thalmic:

Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals. We advocate a healthy lifestyle and promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment. Most of all, we set visionary goals, and we’re passionate about building the best, most impactful products that people will love.

About us:

Thalmic is a hardware + software company building exciting technologies that will shape the future of human-computer interaction, backed by a world-class team of investors including Intel Capital, Spark Capital and The Amazon Alexa Fund.  

We announced our first product, the Myo gesture control armband, in 2013, and pre-sold over 10,000 units in the first 48 hours. Myo is now shipping worldwide and has gone on to win numerous awards, including Digital Trends’ “Best of CES 2014” Award for Cool Tech.

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