Manufacturing Engineer Pittsfield

Laser Light Technologies

Pittsfield, MA

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Apex Pittsfield - Pittsfield, MA
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    4 Year Degree
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Travel Percentage:    Negligible
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Engineering


To integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes relative to Injection Mold Processing/Production/Validation. Provide project, status feedback to management team. Emphasis on Continuous Improvement driving positive change throughout the manufacturing processes.


  • Perform Manufacturing Engineering projects as assigned
  • Execute Lean/6-Sigma disciplines focusing on Continuous Improvement  
  • Implementing creative ideas in the process of manufacturing and understanding the technicalities related with the products
  • Hands-on approach on improving the manufacturing process by implementing engineering concepts and optimizing the production of the products
  • Support Validation Team in transitioning new programs to production including manufacturing line, secondary operations and production planning
  • Configuring the products and providing manufacturing specifications to the teams involved in documentation to help prepare guides and instructions
  • Reviewing the cost of the products by analyzing the cost of raw material and overall production cost
  • Working with the manufacturing department and help them understand the technical concepts that should be looked after during the manufacturing process of the products
  • Working closely with the quality assurance team to make sure that the product is meeting the quality constraints as well
  • Identify and/or Lead Continuous Improvement/Lean Projects either individually or with team
  • Gather information for capital equipment needs, create and budget for Return on Investment and/or positive efficiency return
  • Participate in NCR/Continuous Improvement meetings as required
  • Visit Customers to support manufacturing engineering efforts as required
  • Support sales initiatives and programs as required
  • Interact positively with all Apex personnel
  • Ensure that all safety procedures are followed
  •  Ensure that all equipment safeties are not altered or defeated
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, or 5-7 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience in Lean Manufacturing Disciplines
  • Prior experience in Injection Mold Processing preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret Technical Drawings and technical information documents
  • Create technical documents for use in the Injection Molding, other departments, and APEX Customers
  • Ability to write and professionally present technical information to small groups
  • Should be creative and should posses ability to use modern technology in the manufacturing process
  • Familiar with the manufacturing process and concepts that are followed traditionally
  • Possess strong computer, mathematical, reading, writing skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information, electronic data, drawings and data in an efficient manner.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. 
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to climb up and down stairs.
  • Support cross functional teams and departments as required.
  • Perform job duties in accordance to ISO 13485/9001 including ISO audits.
  • Travel is required to support company initiatives.