Manufacture Engineer II
at BioLite LLC in Brooklyn, New York
Manufacture Engineer II SUMMARY: BioLite is seeking a well-rounded engineer to join the manufacturing team in bringing products through the manufacturing process. In this role, you’ll work with the product development team and various manufacturing vendors to innovate creative ways to make new energy products and keep all facets of the manufacture on schedule while maintaining great quality. TITLE: Manufacture Engineer II HOURS: Full-time LOCATION: Brooklyn, NY REPORTS TO: Director of Manufacture COMPENSATION: Salary is competitive with other early-stage companies, including benefits, bonus plan, and equity stock options. COMPANY OVERVIEW: BioLite is a for-profit social enterprise that develops, manufactures and markets distributed energy solutions for off-grid communities around the world. Our business serves two distinct markets, 1) developing-world families living in energy poverty, and 2) outdoor enthusiasts seeking fuel-independent cooking and electricity. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-moving company with both a technical and creative environment in the heart of Brooklyn. If you are looking to work with a growing product development team with a passion for the outdoors and a powerful social mission, we’re your company. You’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of products and research programs funded by both our product stream and research grants. KEY ACTIVITIES: • Apply knowledge of current manufacturing methods involving metal, plastic, and electronics • Provide design for manufacturing feedback throughout the product development process • Oversee the technical and schedule communication with vendors for manufacturing • Setup quality control protocol in-line and continued QC improvements for products • Bill of Materials and costing management • Sourcing, negotiating pricing, and purchasing, and tracking inventories • Generate timelines/schedules and keep projects on track. • Jointly develop assembly protocol and production line work instructions with the vendor • Travel anticipated approximately 30-40% of the time. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: • A degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering is required for this position • 5+ years’ experience in a relevant field working directly with manufacturing facilities • Intermediate level Solidworks, ProE, or AutoDesk • Electronics knowledge and experience in electronics manufacture • Accountability, sense of humor, proactive nature and work ethic • Extremely detail oriented and organized • Capable in experimentation, testing, analysis, and research • A good working knowledge of plastic materials, injection molding, sheet metal, and die-casting • Excellent verbal and written communication. Ability to communicate ideas clearly through sketches/email. Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Manufacture Engineer” in the subject line. Thanks! Company is not accepting candidates via recruiters.
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