Process Engineer - Battery Manufacturing Engineering

South Burlington, VT


BETA Manufacturing Engineering team is seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer to focus on line and equipment ideology, design, build and introduction into production. A strong candidate will have experience in the creation and validation of capable processes from ideation through handoff to production for low and high-volume manufacturing in and out of the aerospace sector. Your work will be to coordinate the design and build of a capable manufacturing line 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:

  • Collaborate with product design to define key requirements to manufacture product
  • Lead and be involved in design reviews and provide design guidance to vendors
  • Manage equipment suppliers to deliver a capable high performing line
  • Drive development of new/innovative manufacturing processes from proof of concept to production including data flow during manufacturing system with Manufacturing Execution system (MES)
  • Right size processes to need and establish controls for critical parameters
  • Design and execute design of experiments to optimize process conditions
  • Fluency in data analysis / interpretation and presentation of experimental data
  • Own process commissioning on new production capabilities
  • Establish process controls for Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Develop process related Out of Control Action Plan (OCAP)
  • Develop and manage Process Failure Mode Effective Analysis (PFMEA) and right size risk tolerance using assessments to prioritize process improvement projects and ensure adequate metrology and controls are in place for certification
  • Implement your concepts and be capable of debugging process integration issues
  • Build process documentation to accurately define the process to cross-functional teams
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and functional owners to coordinate project activities and remediate project issues
  • The development and implementation of BETA Engineering Standards
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • All around good person and fun to work with
  • 6+ years of experience in manufacturing line design and development
  • Strong understanding of engineering fundamentals and ability to apply them towards manufacturing process development
  • Experience in line design from product concept to deployed and capable equipment
  • Proven problem solver with a demonstrated experience of data driven root cause analysis
  • Statistical software experience
  • A definite demonstrated capability in manufacturing process development for new and unique products
  • 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.
  • Understanding of Li-Ion Battery technology and industry a plus
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Comfortable with frequent change of direction, dynamic work environment and a track record of performing under pressure
  • Video Interview:

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