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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Cognex
Location: Natick
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Cognex is the largest, most successful and recognized global player in industrial machine vision! We are a financially strong, international company with no debt and have been in business for over 40 years. Using advanced optics, image sensors and artificial intelligence software Cognex vision and ID systems capture an image then analyze it to make sense of what's being seenWe are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all. Our Work Hard, Play Hard, Move Fast culture recognizes our employees for their innovation, perseverance, and hard work in a fun, rewarding, and quirky environment. This position will be based out of our Natick HQ on a hybrid basis.

This Manufacturing Engineer position is responsible for supporting existing product designs and supply chain. This includes production at suppliers, contract manufacturers, and our distribution centers and projects to improve manufacturability, optimize costs, and improve quality.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that materials selection and product designs achieve optimal balance of cost, quality, and manufacturability
  • Investigate quality issues through application of sound problem solving skills in a team environment
  • Collect production data, analyze, report, take corrective action, and drive continuous improvement
    • Understanding supplier capabilities to aid design discussions and deliver cost reduction while maintaining quality
    • Provide engineering support to the rest of the organization including product training as required
    • Support assembly, test, and inspection methods for products
    • Perform qualifications to support end of life component replacements, cost improvements, or compliance certifications Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Design new and improve on existing assembly fixtures and processes
      • Hands on experience in mechanical and/or PCB manufacturing process engineering
      • Knowledge of manufacturing, assembly techniques, die castings, injection molding, cable assemblies, and surface treatments
      • Proficient in CAD (SolidWorks is preferable)
      • High energy and results driven using facts and data
      • Excellent communicator that can work directly with suppliers, contract manufacturers, and designers located around the world
      • Demonstrated success in setting challenging goals and achieving them when working on multiple projects
      • Ability to support implementation of lean manufacturing concepts
      • Experience with document control Minimum education and work experience required:
        • Bachelor's Degree in manufacturing, mechanical, or equivalent engineering
        • 2-5 years of experience with relevant, high-tech, electronics and electro-mechanical products Additional Job Description

          Equal Employment Opportunity

          Cognex is an equal opportunity employer. Cognex evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Cognex, Boston , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Natick, Massachusetts

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