Manufacturing Engineer, NPI Team Lead
Posted on: August 7, 2022
The position oversees a group of professionals in the
introduction of imaging system related mechanical components,
electronic components, subassemblies, products or system by
performing the following duties. Although the location of the
position is in Sterling, VA, from time to time it may be required
to undertake duties at other Thorlabs locations.
Essential Job Functions - include the following, but are not
Leads a team of employees and prioritizes work.
Reads and follows plans, material lists and guidelines and
distributes jobs appropriately.
Fulfills all regular production duties and completes required
paperwork in a timely manner.
Organizes leads and trains employees to complete products within
established guidelines and periods.
Co-ordinate and monitor new product deliverable goals.
Manage new product introduction into production planning and
Monitor production, including selection of manufacturing methods
and operation of product designs.
Work with engineering and production teams to implement operating
Functional product testing and characterization.
Research, design, evaluate, and maintain mechanical products,
systems and processes to meet production design requirements.
Pre-production product validation
Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods
to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new
applications and necessity of modification.
Consolidate product feedback, compatibility testing and
specification adjustments to enhance the design of customer
inspired products and new product lines.
Complies with all company policies, procedures, and safety
requirements, including crewmember discipline and
Ensures management needs are met and maintained.
Participates in interviews as needed.
Reviews individuals' performance.
Advises planners or Product Line Managers of potential missed
1-5 years' supervisory experience in semiconductor wafer
fabrication/ assembly/ packaging or other manufacturing/ technical
Bachelor's Degree Education or equivalent
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to read and communicate in English, have basic math skills
and be proficient using a computer.
Knowledge of basic mechanical / electrical repair practices
Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Advanced knowledge of operation
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational
Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
individuals will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics,
disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not
intended as and do not create employment contracts. The
organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees
can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.
Keywords: Thorlabs, Sterling , Manufacturing Engineer, NPI Team Lead, Engineering , Sterling, Virginia
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