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Incom, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Charlton, Massachusetts

Incom Inc., a high-tech fused fiber optics manufacturer in Charlton is the world's largest supplier of rigid fused fiber optics. Our customers are researchers and instrument makers at the forefront of technology. We are 45-years young and very proud of the critical/innovative contributions we have made to the Life Sciences, Medical, Scientific and Defense industries. We have a company that allows people to feel excited about the type of work they're doing, the people they're working with and the feeling that their work has significant impact along with great personal/professional growth opportunities. SUMMARY: Incom is seeking a full-time experienced MANUFACTURING ENGINEER who will provide technical engineering support to the Glass and Polymer Fiber Optic product lines to ensure parts are produced to meet customer and company expectations for specifications, costs, yields, quality and delivery, applying sound engineering principles and proven statistical methods. DUTIES: Develop, improve, and implement robust production/processing methods/business processes that positively impact cost, quality and safety objectives Apply proven statistical methods to data analysis and experimental design Support development of innovative processes and technologies, including new material/product introduction and product/process transfer to regular production Determine and define manufacturing processes for custom materials/parts Troubleshoot and resolve short and long-term manufacturing problems that impede quality or cost effectiveness Manage projects, including generation of proposals, planning and execution of projects, and submittal of project reports and manage capital projects and provide technical support for the specification, design, purchase, installation, and commissioning of new equipment, and tooling Evaluate, implement, document, program and support automated inspection systems and equipment Work with Quality Assurance to monitor yields and implement continuous improvement programs and assist establishing/reviewing quality specifications Communicate with and understand customer needs and specifications, as well as company capabilities Design, build and implement fixtures to support manufacturing processes and equipment Ensure all process documentation is in place including: routers, BOMs, work instructions, process/equipment checklists, troubleshooting guides, and preventive maintenance requirements Participate as needed in the resolution of customer problems and issues Perform other similar duties as required by responsibility or necessity or as requested REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or other related engineering field; Masters Degree a plus Min. 5 years of proven engineering experience required in manufacturing environment Forming and Finishing machining, Polymer, and Lean/Six Sigma background preferred; glass and polymer fiber drawing and ERP knowledge experience a plus Demonstrated ability and willingness to work hands-on with production team members in designing, developing and implementing new products/processes Proficiency with setting up and running process experiments, ability to interpret results, and apply those results to improving products and manufacturing processes Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment, meeting deadlines on time and under pressure Demonstrated history of thriving in a dynamic, results driven work environment Excellent communication and leadership skills; proven team player with excellent people skills and ability to motivate and work as part of a team Strong passion for detail, excellent process/project management skills, and problem-solving skills