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NPD Manufacturing Engineer - SPE000237

About Us The position is with Specialty Product Technologies (SPT) SPT manufactures and markets products that sense, measure and control temperature, position, quantity, time, level and flow in the Process Automation and Factory Automation Markets The Specialty Product Technologies business unit generates approximately $100m in revenue combined with significant operating profit With two locations; Elizabethtown NC (approximately 60 minutes from Wilmington NC suburbs) and Plainville CT (approximately 20 minutes from Hartford, CT), the business unit has more than 350 associates performing marketing, sales, product development, manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management, human resources, finance and customer service activities The business is comprised of a variety of product lines under industry recognized brand names including Veeder Root, Eagle Signal, Namco, Dolan Jenner, Joslyn Clark, Superior Electric, Thomson, Hecon, and Partlow The markets served include electronic timers and counters, mechanical times and counters, voltage control components, variable transformers, thermoplastic bearings, safety light curtains, proximity sensors, fire pump controllers, limit switches and chart recorders



The primary focus of this position is to develop the manufacturing cells, methods, and processes for new products, product improvements, and VAVE efforts working with the New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering teams


As a member of the New Product Development team, develop new products designed for manufacturability

Develop cost-effective solutions to manufacturing and manufacturing issues and oversee successful implementation into production

Develop and document new, as well as improved, lean manufacturing cells with the appropriate processes, fixtures, automation and tooling to allow the cell associates to meet First Pass Yield (FPY) and cell manufacturing rates

Specify test equipment, operation methods, processes, including automation processes, and tooling for manufacture and assembly of products in a lean manufacturing environment

Design, fabricate, and/or procure manufacturing fixtures and tooling

Troubleshoot assembly and test issues as well as perform failure analysis for product improvements, VAVE, and new products

Help analyze performance of operations in relation to design specifications, cycle time, and test output Modify or adjust equipment to meet specifications

Work with the New Product Development team to solve product design issues found during the product development cycle

Participate in new product introductions through process layout, tool development, and new equipment, ensuring regulatory compliance through Validation & Verification

Use the Fortive Business System to drive LEAN manufacturing implementation

Provide safe processes that comply with all local and federal regulations Assure that corrective action is taken to resolve observed safety concerns in all areas

Perform project work to optimize production and assembly operations to achieve Quality, Cost and Delivery targets set at Tollgate 2, and metrics, through the utilization of lean techniques such as 5S, SMED, Standard Work, Variation Reduction, etc

Assist New Product Development team with structured problem solving, failure mode effect analysis, and root cause / corrective actions as necessary to protect customers and improve process yields

Assist with special Sustainment Engineering projects as needed



Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience

Strong background in automation for manufacturing is desired

Strong oral and written communication skills Strong technical acumen Highly motivated, energetic, and creative Lean Manufacturing experience

Fortive Corporation Overview Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortives well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System For more information please visit wwwfortivecom

Organization Specialty Products

Job Manufacturing

Schedule Full-time

EEO Statement The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law The EEO is the Law poster is available at http//wwwdolgov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopostpdf Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistancefortivecom to request accommodation

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, IT-Software
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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