Manufacturing Engineer

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  • Location:

    East Hartford, United States

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing Engineers

  • Contact:

    Dan Dubay

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

Lighthouse Professional Services committed to the success of the companies, candidates and employees we serve. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer in East Hartford, CT

Position Summary and Special Duties:

As a (an) your day to day duties will consist of and may not be limited to:

This role is responsible for translating customer technical data into a method of manufacturing and process operational instructions and procedures for production of customer designed parts.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop CAD models and prints outlining the sequence of operations and work instructions for manufacturing processes according to customer specifications and contracts.
  • Create Bill of Materials (BOM) and Methods of Manufacture (MOM) work travelers and job routings in the manufacturing software environment.
  • Research suppliers for raw material and special process (heat treatment, coatings, testing, etc.), adhering to customer specifications.
  • Estimate manufacturing costs, evaluating standards for set-up and run-times.  Make data driven recommendations for process improvements or cost estimating of new products and services.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing process issues.
  • Utilize knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, materials, and CNC machining processes to develop best manufacturing practices.
  • Leveraging lean principles, recommend process procedures and modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for new and repeat parts.
  • Stay abreast of the latest manufacturing techniques.      
  • Research appropriate tool/work holing, and latest inserts that improve precision and reduce production costs.
  • Assist other functions as needed.


  • Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
  • SolidWorks expertise.  Certified SolidWorks Professional a plus
  • Experience with ERP manufacturing software, EPCIOR is a plus.
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience, preferably in an aerospace or precision CNC machining environment - Swiss screw, turning, multi-axis milling, and grinding. 
  • Strong data driven mindset -analyze process, job cost, and engineering data to drive decision regarding manufacturing set-up, run time and optimal lot sizes.
  • Understand and apply lean manufacturing principles.
  • Strong PC skills.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Some clients require proof that temporary associates have received all required doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by their first date of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation recognized by law is approved. To request an accommodation, please email


  • Duration: Direct hire
  • Location: East Hartford, CT.
  • Salary: Depending on experience level
  • Benefits: Yes

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!

Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations and any references.