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Manufacturing Process Engineer

INSACO, Inc. is a small company involved in grinding and polishing of technical ceramics and other ultra-hard materials such as aluminum oxide, zirconia, sapphire, silicon nitride, etc. We are a state-of-the-art machine shop specializing in extremely tight tolerance work per customer drawings.

Job Description:

Analyze and evaluate existing processes and implement improvements. This may entail monitoring of the process, R&D-type experimentation, implementing measurement techniques, computer modeling, etc.

Investigate specific manufacturing problems to determine cause and implement corrective action.
Generate creative ideas for how to improve processes and initiate the changes. Assist machinists during implementation of changes.

Design custom fixturing and tooling for specific parts to be machined, using Solidworks to produce detailed drawings for machine shop use.

Implement new ideas for automation. Design machine modifications and follow through on their purchase and installation.

Evaluate potential capital equipment purchases, make recommendations, perform cost-benefit analyses, and assist in the successful implementation/training of new equipment.

Implement systems to improve production scheduling, highlight repetitive defects, etc.

Provide consultation to Sales staff regarding quoting, cost estimates, feasibility, shop capacity, machine capability, etc., as it pertains to new or existing orders.

Write documentation for processes, procedures, and test reports as required.

Develop, initiate and manage all phases of projects.


B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, or a related engineering field.

Minimum of 5 years of experience preferred.

Ability to work well with others. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Strong computer skills (e.g. Excel, Visual Basic, Solidworks, PLC software, etc.). Ability to learn new software readily.

Good command of math and statistics.

Self-starter. Ability to take ownership of a project.

Organized approach to problem solving. Attention to detail.

Machining and GD&T experience a plus, but not required.