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Industrial Engineer

Company name
Markforged, Inc

Billerica, MA, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing

Posted on
Apr 09, 2021

Valid Through
Jul 23, 2021

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As an Industrial Project Engineer on the Internal Manufacturing Team you will be responsible for facility expansion and scalability, industrial equipment installation, lean material flow, and workcell design to help us scale to the next level. In this role you will collaborate with engineering teams to continuously improve, optimize, and expand our material manufacturing operation utilizing best practices such as Production Preparation Planning (3P), Theory of Constraints, balanced work cells, etc. If you embrace a fail-fast innovative mindset and always look for ways to implement advanced manufacturing technologies then this is the role for you. This role is critical to ensure Markforged materials maintain high quality standards and exceed customer expectations.

You will report to the Engineering Manager and will make a strong addition to our growing manufacturing team of mechanical, electrical, quality, and reliability engineers. The ideal candidate exhibits exceptional communication, displays a positive attitude, has a natural aptitude toward project management, and excels in industrial and/or process engineering. This individual must be self-motivated, able to handle multiple project assignments, and be willing to learn and adapt within a fast-paced engineering organization.

What will you own?

Equipment installation and project planning

Building expansion in coordination with Facility Manager

Design and implement LEAN solutions that improve labor utilization, material flow, operational efficiency, statistical process control, and plant-level metrics (yield, throughput, scrape rate, etc.)

Achieve results by conducting process optimization studies, generating value stream maps, drafting detailed work cell layouts, and producing high quality engineering documentation

Constantly identify improvement opportunities that can be streamlined via advanced manufacturing methods, robotic/sensor applications, and automation solutions

Assess future capability and capacity of plant processing equipment to make formal cost/benefit recommendations to leadership on proposed capital investments and facility expansion plans

Drive project schedules to achieve key deliverables and project milestones that meet higher level business objectives and timelines

Identify and communicate on project risks early and often, develop contingency / mitigation plans, and confidently report progress to manufacturing leadership

Work closely and cooperatively with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations teams to ensure alignment and success throughout the project/product life-cycle.

Perform equipment acceptance and validation testing, manage engineering change records (ECO), and coordinate production cut-ins

Important Note:

Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown

this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!

What you have:

Passion for manufacturing, automation and continuous improvement

Very knowledgeable in manufacturing principles such as LEAN, Kaizen, Gemba, 5S, and Six Sigma.

Demonstrated experience with developing, owning and executing plant layout roadmaps using tools such as Production Preparation Planning (3P) to ensure lean material flow and scalability.

Experience with production equipment installation planning and coordination.

Experience planning and managing plant expansion construction projects.

Proficient in AutoCAD, MiniTab, 3D modelling, technical drawings and engineering schematics. Solidworks / PLM CAD experience a plus

Experience working with manufacturing SCADA systems (such as Ignition)

Sharp analytical and industrial mindset with a desire to apply them toward real-world manufacturing problems

Ability to diagnose and resolve equipment reliability/performance issues on a production line (prior experience or expertise with industrial extrusions/oven equipment a plus)

Can successfully led cross-functional projects to completion

3-5 years of relevant industrial engineering work experience in a continuous manufacturing environment

Bachelors degree in related engineering discipline (Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering preferred) or 10 years of relevant work experience

Strong verbal and written English communication skills - can convey complex technical topics in simple terms

Not afraid to challenge the status quo and regularly offers their own ideas

Comfortable with issue escalation when appropriate

Extremely motivated and organized individual who can be self-directed in both team-based and individual settings

Works well in a fast-paced dynamic manufacturing environment

Why Markforged?

Help us reinvent manufacturing.

We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.

We are one team that wins together!

You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.

Perks & Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!

Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.

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