Job Details

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

North America, USA, Florida, Tampa
Job Reference
Job Function
Job Description

Collaboration with Manufacturing and Engineering in the design and development of new products.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Partner with Engineering to create winning responses to customer requests for proposals and develop the new products.
  • Find innovative, cost-effective means to improve products, techniques, procedures, and technologies based on customer, and market requirements.
  • Lead design for manufacturability, design for cost, manufacturing time standards, factory personnel training on new products
  • Lead and ensure seamless new product handoff between the New Product Introduction (NPI) team and manufacturing
  • Explore and implement the use of technologies to improve products and/or processes that are innovative and/or cutting edge
  • Provide technical expertise and solutions to optimize cost competitiveness, manufacturing readiness, on-time delivery, quality excellence, and cycle time compliance across the full product lifecycle.
  • Be a strong advocate for Quality internally and externally, with suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Partner with strategic sourcing on identifying and validating low-cost manufacturing partners that maintain the highest level of schedule and quality compliance
  • Identify automation opportunities; determine feasibility, ROI, and integration
  • Collaborate with the development team to design fixtures and tools to meet production cost and production rate requirements.
  • Identify and recommend capital requirements
  • Lead continuous improvement during all phases of NPI, including time studies to ensure production rates are achieved per the NPI plan
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to development work cell layout for NPI
Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

The Individual

Experience: 5+ years of manufacturing engineering, NPI program experience and demonstrated skills in design and product development

Education: B.S. in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or related engineering field

Travel: Ability to travel up to 15%

Security: U.S. Person required (U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident)

Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Possess a strong orientation for customer focus and teamwork.
  • Ability to perform complex problem solving.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Intermediate competencies in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
About Smiths

At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field. 

About Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that ensure high speed, secure connectivity of critical applications in the defence, aerospace, communications and industrial markets. Our microwave technology is used in radar, communication and surveillance systems that are mission-critical and operate in extreme environments in aerospace and defence. Our microwave components and connectors ensure optimal performance, durability and safety of space satellites. Our semi-conductor test products are used to test highly sophisticated semi-conductors and electronic circuits in communication systems, gaming products and computing devices. Our in-flight antenna systems give passengers internet connectivity gate-to-gate on planes around the world. Our connector and cable solutions ensure reliability of critical medical equipment, and safe operation of trains and transport systems.One of five divisions of Smiths Group, Smiths Interconnect employs over 2000 people. We have a global presence selling our products in over 50 countries with manufacturing facilities in nine countries and offices across North America, Europe and Asia.