Manufacturing Engineer - North Haven at Linde Ince in North Haven, Connecticut

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:

About Praxair Surface Technologies

Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a company, offers a comprehensive array of high-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy, and other industries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helps customers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption, extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduce operating costs and produce high-quality products.

The Applications Engineer plans, organizes, and executes the applications development activities necessary to enable PST's Operations facilities to provide services/products to customers. This individual provides leadership and technical guidance for the identification, planning, and execution of new customer applications. Primary responsibilities include:

Applications Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates New Product Introduction through the most efficient and effective means to the Operations team
  • Organizes and creates documentation necessary for new applications, including job instructions, job routers, job safety analyses, standard operating procedures, etc.
  • Leads Continuous Improvement initiatives identified by the business to improve productivity and/or customer satisfaction
  • Supports Sales team and assist with winning new business through interpretation and assessment of customer specification and blueprints to supply competitive quotes
  • Works with Quality organization to reduce Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) and achieve acceptable first pass yield
  • Monitors and reports spending of projects against budget expectations
  • Develops and Maintains expertise with the process equipment in Operations. Establishes process parameters necessary to set up new applications with an emphasis on repeatable and efficient processes.
  • Troubleshoots manufacturing equipment, part and process issues with Operations and Maintenance teams to ensure

Applications Engineer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required
  • 5-10 years of project engineering experience required, experience within Aerospace manufacturing preferred.
  • Proven ability to combine theoretical training with practical experience in a "hands-on" environment required
  • Thermal spray coatings application development experience preferred
  • Tooling development and CAD experience with the ability to become knowledgeable on PST coating systems required
  • Must have effective project management skills with the ability to complete multiple projects independently
  • Must be proficient in robot programming
  • Must have personal computer proficiency, business administration know-how, and a working knowledge of quality control systems
  • Experience with ABB robots preferred
  • Six Sigma trained, green belt or black belt preferred

PST is a supplier which abides by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, persons considered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. person under relevant ITAR regulations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.
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