Manufacturing Engineer - AstroNova

West Warwick, RI 02893

Posted: 11/20/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1257

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for AstroNova.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

JOB TITLE:   Manufacturing Engineer
LOCATION: West Warwick, RI

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to achieve maximum efficiencies across all aerospace manufacturing areas
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Contract Manufacturers to achieve maximum performance
  • Implement continuous improvement strategies throughout the organization using Lean and Six Sigma principles
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing, quality and assembly issues using appropriate Lean / Six Sigma tools
  • Define, refine and improve new and existing processes including, but not limited to: Manufacturing and Test processes and procedures, Process / Product development, Process documentation, Design for manufacturability and assembly, Cell design, One Piece Flow and Problem solving
  • Analyze failure data using standard tools (8D, A3, 5-Why, etc.) and react appropriately with process and design improvements.


Successful candidates will have:
  • Bachelor level degree in a Technical field, preferred Industrial, Electrical or Mechanical engineering
  • Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 - 10
  • Background in process engineering and quality assurance
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Experience in a global business environment
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (CAD experience a benefit)
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Strong time management and project management skills
  • Certified Kaizen Facilitator preferred
  • Lean - Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Strong leadership and networking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required with demonstrated experience interacting effectively with individuals at all levels in the organization
  • Experience in diverse cultures gaining understanding and acceptance of lean philosophies
  • Ability to work independently to drive projects to completion
  • Previous Experience working with tier one aerospace manufacturers a plus (Airbus experience preferred)

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and AstroNova will make the final hiring decisions. 

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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