Manufacturing Engineer
Burlington, MA, USA  

Poly6 is enabling production of complex turbine engine designs by combining additive manufacturing with advanced materials. Our technology is uniquely suited to increase the efficiency of complex manufacturing processes as well as advance engineering design capabilities. Long term benefits of Poly6’s products include reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the aviation sector. You will have the opportunity to work alongside a highly talented team to solve problems in one of the world’s most complex engineering sectors: aviation.  Specific job-related tasks include:

  • Evaluate and optimize manufacturing processes by designing and applying continuous improvement methods; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Design and coordinate manufacture of fixtures, jigs, equipment and integrate into other processes
  • Design dies to produce customer geometries and coordinate with team on processing and upload to equipment and integration into other processes.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by applying Lean and Six Sigma principles to workflow, capacity, space requirements, equipment layout, throughput and scrap
  • Coordinate and support manufacturing activities and new product/process transfer activities including overseeing manufacturing activities during scale-up
  • Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Act as a technical liaison between manufacturing and engineering teams
  • Educate, train, and supervise new employees on manufacturing and lean processes
  • Support validation of equipment/utilities/processes and re-qualifications
  • Support production personnel on training, troubleshooting processes, developing maintenance plans, operating instructions and other associated documentation for successful operation
  • Review and manage planning timelines for new projects and initiatives
  • Work with cross-functional engineering teams to assist with design and implementation of printer modifications, assemblies, automated processes, etc.
  • Perform all other duties as per the company's needs and requirements.

  • BS or MS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering and 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing/design environment
  • Experience implementing and optimizing manufacturing processes and ability to apply relevant material science concepts in close collaboration with materials engineering teams
  • Experience and proficiency in applying statistical analysis in a manufacturing environment to solve problems and using SPC or LEAN Six Sigma to drive continuous improvement
  • Experience reading technical drawings, proficiency in GD&T & completing technical writing
  • Proficiency in Siemens NX or OnShape CAD software preferred

This position requires access to information protected under U.S. export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these US export laws without sponsorship for an export license.  Poly6 is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based on age, color, genetic information, religion, sex, veteran status, or national origin.

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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