Manufacturing Engineer

West Hollywood Headquarters
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While we're headquartered in West Hollywood, California, we're quickly expanding across the world and coming to a city near you. We hope you're ready for the ride of your life. 

As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible for driving service excellence and process improvements.  The primary focus will be streamlining processes with our manufacturers in China.

What You'll Do

    • Communicate and streamline processes with our manufacturers in China
    • Design and implement fixtures, tools/tooling, and shop aids to improve serviceability of the product
    • Develop, qualify, and refine service/repair processes to prolong product life
    • Perform process analysis and optimization
    • Work with design engineers to evaluate designs for serviceability and implementation in a rapidly-evolving environment
    • Quickly resolve non-conformances and work with the Quality team to implement root cause corrective actions
    • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume demand
    • Analyze, evaluate and propose equipment, process, and facility layout to ensure the most efficient operating conditions
    • Generate and report project status and timelines
    • Maintain safe and effective working standards for all personnel
    • Troubleshoot/repair problems using standard test equipment and hand tools

What You’ll Need

    • Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, BSME, BSEE preferred
    • 5+ years experience on a manufacturing team
    • 3+ Years Experience in a fast pace environment working with China
    • Experience with appliance, automotive or electromechanical device manufacturing a plus
    • Demonstrated expertise to effectively communicate within all levels of the organization around service/production and process controls; Corrective & Preventive Action (CAPA), consumer complaints, and product improvement activities
    • Excellent oral communication & report, business correspondence & procedure-writing skills

Bonus Points

    • Experience with Start- ups and high growth businesses 
Wheels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.