Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) has an immediate need for an Engineering Supervisor for Wollaston Alloys Inc. in Braintree, MA, to join our team. Wollaston Alloys is a stainless steel and high alloy sand casting foundry that manufactures castings for the military and power generation industries.

The Engineer Supervisor has methods engineering experience and leads a team of union and non-union employees responsible for providing a smooth transition of new products from design to production readiness. This position is responsible for the development of new and transferred products, which encompasses project estimation, tooling acquisition, dissection and application of quality requirements, construction of manufacturing plans and process routings and defining the necessary inspection processes. This position has career potential to grow into an Engineering Manager role.

JOB SUMMARY
  • Develop an Engineering team that creates products and/or designs cost effective manufacturing processes to maintain pace of growth in the market and support the growth rate of the company.
  • Direct and coordinate the New Product Development Engineering team or the Production Engineering team to design cost-effective manufacturing processes both dimensionally and metallurgically using tools and concepts that test the strength of process robustness and meet customer design requirements.
  • Lead team in problem-solving strategies.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers providing updates to progress against key milestones.
  • Manage scrap reduction in the Production operation.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
  • Lead team to develop cost effective tooling (outsourced), dimensional and other processes required to produce and control the metallurgical and NDT integrity of product assuring it satisfies customer requirements using tools that test the strength and capabilities of the process both metallurgically and dimensionally.
  • Lead team and manage projects using process and templates to qualify parts that are manufacture friendly and meet process expectations relative to cost within original committed time frames.
  • Lead team to develop and maintain overall operational sequences for part manufacture in conjunction with Administrative, Manufacturing, Dimensional, Quality, and NDT disciplines.
  • Create and manage project timelines to bring products to market in an expeditious fashion providing regular status updates to plant leadership.
  • Provide technical support to Sales during part quotations and the review of drawings and specifications. Provide customer with input relative to design and part specification criteria, lead times, and producibility improvements.
  • Develop quotes for tooling customers as required by Inside Sales
  • Develop and manage BOMs and assure accurate standard costs.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with multidiscipline teams.
  • Keep milestone updates and obtain agreement from internal and external customers.
  • Work across multiple departments and with multiple disciplines during the development process.
  • Oversee the troubleshooting in production processes related to Engineering.
  • Oversee the creation of work instructions for all production processes.
  • Oversee the documentation of work procedures and processes.
  • Work with shop floor personnel to provide understanding of work instructions.
  • Enforce safety standards.
  • Routinely audit production lots for adherence to established techniques and to ensure the repeatability of the results.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere with respect and communicate in a professional manner.
  • Occasional travel to customers sites.
KEY DIMENSIONS
  • Meet development commitments with respect to established cost and time frames.
  • Create, maintain and update milestones
  • Maintain scrap level at or below industry standards.
  • Develop efficient processes that meet quoted cost targets and quality requirements.
  • Manage to safety standards for the operation.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education: BS in Manufacturing, Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering.  Other engineering disciplines may be considered based on previous work experience.
  • Experience: 2-5 years of applicable experience (sand casting, gating and [?], and CAD (SolidWorks preferred) and solidification modeling (Magma?]
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience. Experience in a union environment preferred.
  • Variations in manufacturing processes with many contributing variables, increasing levels of responsibility. 
  • Certifications/Licenses: None
  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Excellent engineering skills. Knowledge of sand casting industry. Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Principles. Leadership skills. Strong communication skills (written and verbal). PC skills.  Program management skills. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and documentation skills. Strong collaboration skills. Assertive. Ability to work successfully in a team environment and independently.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Working Environment:   Office Environment; occasional need to be in areas of high heat and dust.
  • Physical Demands:    Sitting/Standing for extended periods of time. Able to lift up to 50lbs.unassisted. Extended periods of time using a computer screen and computer keyboard. Occasional pushing and carrying of parts.
  • Travel Requirements: Occasional travel to customer and supplier facilities or attending training classes.
  • Required PPE:     Check for required PPE in areas you may be working in
  • Safety Glasses:    Needed in all areas of the plant.
  • Steel toe shoes:  Needed in all areas of the plant.
Wollaston Alloys Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) an industry-leading manufacturer of highly engineered components and sub-assemblies, supplying the commercial, military and industrial markets with small-to-large “function critical” products. CPP provides its customers with a “total solution” source, taking them from concept to finished product with one of the broadest and most diverse product offerings in the industry. More information about our company can be found at: http://www.cppcorp.com/.

CPP offers its employees a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision, 401(k), vacation, personal time, paid holidays and life insurance.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US on a permanent and consistent basis without company sponsorship now and in the future.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

It is the policy of CPP Corporation to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and any legislation on Equal Employment Opportunity. CPP Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.
 
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