Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Team: ZT - Manufacturing

Location: Secaucus, New Jersey

Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Location: Secaucus, NJ


Why ZT Systems

At ZT Systems, you’ll get to do work you are proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along the way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.


A culture built around our values, we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities—to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today—and transforming the future of tomorrow.


Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.


About The Role

The Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer is responsible for leading the measurement and analysis of manufacturing processes, developing processes and related tooling, implementing standard operating procedures, driving continuous improvements in the factory, implementing new technologies, leading and supporting long term initiatives, teaching best practices for engineering and factory execution, and mentoring more junior members of the Manufacturing Engineering Team. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer’s scope of responsibility covers the end-to-end production process (material preparation, assembly, testing, and shipment preparation) as well as the interaction of the factory with external departments.


What You’ll Do

  • Process Development: 
    • Lead the design, implementation, and measurement of manufacturing processes
    • Document and train operators on SOPs to drive efficiency and consistency
    • Prioritize process flexibility to accommodate rapid and diverse product turn-over
  • Continuous Improvement: 
    • Collect and analyze key production metrics such as cycle time and yield to identify opportunities for process or quality improvements
    • Set factory performance targets and control limits
    • Identify and root cause excursions from factory control limits
    • Develop and maintain Value Stream Maps to identify opportunities
    • Lead initiatives to implement process improvements
    • Identify end-to-end process bottlenecks and take action to alleviate
  • Factory Support:
    • Root cause and resolve factory interruptions
    • Work with factory leadership to ensure tools/equipment are in place and maintained
    • Document, escalate, and improve issues reported by factory team
    • Assist Process Excellence team with improving support management system
  • New Product Introduction: 
    • Work with NPI Engineers to ensure factory is ready for new products
    • Perform DFM and PFMEA on new products
    • Assess and prepare for new technologies and product requirements
    • Provide technical expertise for Manufacturing Engineering on next generation of products
  • Technical Mentorship
    • Mentor Engineering Team on best practices
    • Work with leadership on establishing internal metrics of success
    • Define the criteria required for assessing project value
    • Assist in determining whether projects are worth pursuing

Guide engineers in defining project justifications


What You bring

  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering specializing in Manufacturing and Systems Engineering with 2+ years of relevant experience
    • OR Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering with 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
  • Experience with factory simulation software, FlexSim preferred
  • Experience with assembly automation technologies
  • Familiarity with ISO 9000 standards
  • Experience with and passion for Continuous Improvement, Lean, Kaizen, and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Capability to apply technical expertise in changeable and varied scenarios
  • Problem solving skills with an emphasis on collaboration and flexibility
  • Analytical skills, including the ability to mine data to draw meaningful conclusions
  • Familiarity with Data Analytics best practices and querying raw data sets
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to simplify complex issues for diverse audiences
  • Ability to consolidate information from numerous sources into a plan/direction for the organization
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Excel, and Word)


ZT Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.


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