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Actalent Manufacturing Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas


• Lead comprehensive Design for Manufacturing/Design for Service activities from initiation through R&D implementation of recommended design changes

• Development of strategic manufacturing processes in support of new product introductions

• Development of manufacturing process capacity models

• Participate in and/or lead technical teams as required

• Define, specify, and communicate expectations for quality outcomes through the creation of standardized quality specifications and work instructions

• Research, evaluate, justify, and recommend capital equipment for manufacturing processes

• Evaluate existing manufacturing processes for product hardware of above average complexity and work with both internal and external 3rd party partners to define, plan, and implement product and process improvements

• Evaluate Product Quality data (Annual Failure Rate, Initial Delivery Error, Manufacturing Yield, etc.) to identify opportunities for improved product quality and cost reduction

• Conduct failure analysis activities that identify the failure at the component level, design a data-driven plan to address the failure, and drive implementation of the necessary corrective actions

• Use Design of Experiments, 8-D, Kaizen, and other formal failure analysis techniques

• Assist in identification and qualification of new mechanical component suppliers

• Evaluate existing mechanical components (including fabricated metals, plastics, and printed circuit boards) for cost reduction, assurance of supply, and quality improvement opportunities


Manufacturing engineering, Manufacturing process, cad, cad software, bill of material, blueprint reading, blueprint schematics, rf, mechanical, Engineering, Process engineering, product design, manufacturing test, computer application, software, six sigma

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• BS degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or Material Sciences Engineering

• 5+ years’ experience in a technology driven industry; low-volume/high-mix/high complexity product experience preferred

• Demonstrated ability to influence cross functional teams and external 3rd party partners

• Experience driving product and process cost reduction activities

• Experience performing failure analysis of complex systems and components

• Proficiency with Creo and/or SolidWorks preferred

• Ability to prepare and conduct effective presentations

• Internal and contract manufacturing support experience

• Ability to work independently and demonstrated track record of delivering results in a dynamic technical environment

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.