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Manufacturing Engineer II

Job Category:Manufacturing Engineering
Location(s):Boston (MA, US)
Closing Date:January 31, 2024


As part of the manufacturing engineering team, this person has responsibility for meeting business performance commitments to key stakeholders for assigned manufacturing areas or work centers.

This person will also have responsibility for improving and defining new processes for product release to manufacture. They will be managing cost improvement objectives and technical support of the operational function. They will also support the training of new and existing processes, raising training and process corrective actions with manufacturing when required.


  • Develop and evolve manufacturing processes through application of Lean and Six Sigma principles.
  • Improve facility organization, workstation setups, SMED, and process time reduction.
  • May assist in automation project definition and implementation.
    Provide manufacturing engineering support with NPI projects.
  • Application of statistical process controls to improve Production yields.
    Resolve issues with manufacturing when product quality risks are identified.
  • Support transfer of Beta level product to release to manufacture, optimizing cost through process, material and yield in collaboration with Development Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Conduct health and safety reviews of new processes and procedures to eliminate hazards and improve ergonomics.
  • Train production team members in new or updated processes and procedures.
  • Drive culture of Manufacturing Engineering excellence.
    Support product configuration and engineering change processes.

Specialist Functional Knowledge

  • Intimate knowledge of microelectronic assembly practices and technologies.
    Training and certification in lean manufacturing practices and continual improvement strategy.
  • Application of Six Sigma practices to develop robust new manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices so issues can be highlighted and managed by the appropriate personnel.


  • Drive and determination
  • Communication skills
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Delivering results
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving


  • BS in Engineering (Optics/Electronics/Mechanical).
  • Certification in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma preferred
  • US citizenship


  • Five or more years’ experience in a manufacturing engineering role implementing new processes
  • Experience in Photonics and applications, specifically fiber optics
  • Successful history of integrating new equipment and processes into manufacturing operations with high mix low volumes

How to Apply

Please send your resume to G&H Boston following the link to the left.