IDEX Process Engineer in Boulder, Colorado
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Based in Boulder Colorado— Advanced Thin Films (ATF) develops and manufactures high-performance optical components generally for laser markets that are setting the standard for applications and analytical instrumentation. ATF is a growing company, with revenue from both the volume OEM sales of tailored products and from the sales of standard products to end-users. Our optical components are set apart by their state-of-the-art performance and reliability.
The Process Engineer works with all Special Project Team members to develop, optimize, implement, train and document processes.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify project requirements, including raw material, human and equipment resources and create project timelines for under developed processes
Communicate status on timelines internally and externally
Serve as process mapping expert for the rest of the Special Project engineers
Lead process mapping of standard processes
Document standard processes for entire manufacture line
Determine critical parameters for process control given end requirements
Creates metrics to track process capability and improvement
Identifies, recommends and drives process improvements
Responsible for process yields
Drives root cause and corrective actions
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Demonstrate exceptional initiative in seeking out problems and solutions of all sizes
Work effectively with minimal supervision
Read and understand a variety of job-related instructions and documents, including Engineering Drawings
Collect, compile and understand basic mathematical calculations and statistical data
Implement solutions based on collected statistical data
Establishes and adheres to project schedules
Develop, organize, prioritize, and manage projects and time
Document processes for communication and training
Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to work
Identify, research and resolve issues
Work well with time and production limitations
Acquire substantial knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and products
Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrate knowledge and experience with optical test equipment
Demonstrate a working knowledge of a variety of database or process software
Demonstrate mechanical skill
Work with chemicals
Working proficiency in Solidworks or other 3D CAD system
Utilize statistical software for documentation and analysis, Minitab or other system
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Operate computerized equipment and perform calculations
Bend as is necessary for sitting, using computers, using the telephone, and computer mouse
Demonstrate eye-hand coordination
Operate testing and measuring equipment
Bend as is necessary for lifting from waist to operate testing equipment
Apply force to adjust and operate testing equipment, turn knobs and cranks
Manipulate fragile parts into and out of equipment to measure size and shape
Grasp objects in order to turn, wipe, adjust instrumentation and safely use sharp instruments
Twist and turn wrists and forearms to perform inspection of optics and to operate testing equipment and computer
Bend at the neck to perform inspection and testing of optics and related equipment
CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE
B.S. or higher in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or related field or the equivalence in work experience.
Four or more years experience in the field of manufacturing process engineering. Familiar with using statistical process control or similar methods.
Six Sigma Green or Black belt preferred
Process flow mapping experience
Control plan development experience
Measurement system analysis experience
Process, machine/system capability study experience
Statistical process control implementation experience
PHYSICAL CLASSIFICATION OF JOB
- Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
This job position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations. Therefore, all employees working in this capacity must meet citizenship status. Per the Advanced Thin Films Export Controls Policy and Procedure, the employee must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident.
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