Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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About the Job
Excelitas Technologies is a global technology leader with 3,000 employees worldwide and total annual revenue exceeding $300M. At our sites in Wheeling, Illinois, Pfaffenhofen Germany and Shenzhen China, the LED Solutions group develops and manufactures complex LED products for a wide range of applications, including surgical and endoscopic illumination, airfield signaling, hazardous-area lighting, dental lamps, aerospace, and medical therapy.

We are currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for our Wheeling, IL location. With general direction from his/her manager, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for transferring new products from R&D to Manufacturing, supporting existing products in Manufacturing, and continuously improving our manufacturing process.


∑ Work with production to continuously improve manufacturing methods.

∑ Collaborate with R&D on project teams to develop manufacturable designs and then implement manufacturing processes for those new products.

∑ Design and implement tooling and fixturing to assemble and test new products and to improve efficiency of existing manufacturing.

∑ Responsible for selecting, procuring, and validating manufacturing equipment and machinery.

∑ Develop and ECO release detailed manufacturing work instructions.

∑ Analyze customer problems with existing products and implement corrective actions.

∑ Maintain and improve the design of existing products.

Minimum Requirements

∑ Bachelorís Degree (BSME, BSIE or equivalent) required. A degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering is preferred but not required.

∑ Six or more years of industry experience after Bachelorís Degree, including several years as a Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, or equivalent.

∑ Knowledge and prior experience in the concepts and application of Lean Manufacturing and statistics.

∑ Prior experience developing mechanical assembly fixtures.

∑ Detailed knowledge of current fabrication methods, including aluminum die-casting, machining, sheet metal, plastic injection molding, circuit boards, and aluminum extrusion.

∑ Proficiency and current experience in at least one 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or ProEngineer.

∑ Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in standard office computer applications (MS Word, Excel, and Project).

Excelitas offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, health, dental, life, short and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more!


Excelitas Technologies LED Solutions, Inc.

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