Equipment Engineer - Electrical Manufacturing Engineering

South Burlington, VT


BETA Manufacturing Engineering Team is seeking a Manufacturing Equipment Engineer to focus on line and equipment ideology, design, build and introduction into production. A strong candidate will have experience in the creation of a capable process and designing systems for low and high-volume manufacturing in and out of the aerospace sector. Your work will be to coordinate the design and build of tooling for the Battery manufacturing of BETA’s Alia aircraft. You will work with internal design and manufacturing teams as well as our Tier 1 suppliers and other vendors to assist in design for manufacturing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design of manufacturing equipment; Electrical and control systems, electrical test, software, quality tests, etc.
  • Develop equipment specifications, Request for Quote (RFQs) and requirements based on product constraints
  • Provide Design for Manufacturing (DFM), 3D design concept, solution and direction 
  • Lead and be involved in design reviews and provide design guidance to vendors
  • Manage equipment suppliers to deliver a capable line when needed
  • Identify and work with external Engineering contractors during conception, bid and project execution phases as needed
  • The development and implementation of BETA Engineering Standards
  • Participate in on-field install and commissioning of equipment as Point of Contact  (POC) and project manager to ensure timely and accurate work is performed for the line(s) you design
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and functional owners to coordinate project activities and remediate project issues
  • Accountable for  equipment validation and transition handoff to production team with all necessary training and documentation.
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • All around good person and fun to work with
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in a technology-based industry
  • Rapidly concept, design, build, implement and iterate production capable processes
  • Industrial Engineering experience working manufacturing environments
  • Experience designing/sourcing automated manufacturing equipment and processes
  • Familiar with integrating machines and equipment into a Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) to create a cohesive manufacturing system.
  • Proficiency designing industrial electrical schematics and circuits 
  • Proficiency creating detailed drawings for fabrication
  • Proficiency in electrical design and familiarity with electrical safety standards
  • Experience introducing new equipment and new processes into a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of automated equipment systems and tools - robotics, vision, controls, data systems, material handling, HMIs, etc.
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Comfortable with frequent change of direction, dynamic work environment and a track record of performing under pressure
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