Manufacturing Engineer

LOCATION: Dallas, TX

Peak Nano has an immediate opening for a problem-solving leader and Manufacturing Process Engineer that will develop methods and practices within our highly automated manufacturing operations. Peak Nano is focused on developing and delivering innovative, disruptive solutions to the optical lens market. Located in Dallas, TX, the Manufacturing Engineer will work closely with Peak Nano Manufacturing and Engineering team in Valley View, Ohio and our capital equipment and automation partner in Liberty, SC over the next 6-9 months. The Manufacturing Engineer will be helping define, improve and optimize the polymer lens manufacturing process while assisting in the orchestration of full-scale deployment in our new state-of-the-art facility in Dallas.

This key leader will assume responsibility for all manufacturing controls equipment and processes within the production facility as well as the definition and delivery of production controls systems as we move to larger scale production. Responsibilities include assisting in development of and meeting production schedule and delivery of high-quality products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement technical solutions through hands-on experimentation/ problem-solving of production equipment issues.

  • Work closely with process owners to define scope of issues and determine optimal problem-solving strategies and solutions.

  • Evaluate multiple interconnected manufacturing processes to strategize and execute the most effective continuous improvement initiatives. Leverage manufacturing best practices such as Lean and Six Sigma to facilitate process improvement.

  • Validate the impact of continuous improvement initiatives on process capability with appropriate use of statistical analysis.

  • Provide expertise during the scale-up, sampling, and commercialization of new technologies by working seamlessly with other groups, business partners, and customers. Push boundaries on process to develop an understanding of the relationship between process and product performance.

  • Contribute to multi-disciplinary project teams tackling problems from early development to production scaling.

  • Lead by example in the area of safety behaviours by promoting safe work habits.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 12+ years’ experience in manufacturing industry, with significant presence in controls and automation, automation integration/upgrade, and quality. Open to wide range of automation experience but ideally the successful candidate will have exposure/experience with ABB controls and robotics.

  • Plastic conversion experience is highly preferred with emphasis given to individuals with thermoforming, injection molding and lamination.

  • Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean, and other highly respected manufacturing philosophies and disciplines.

  • Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion, particularly as it relates to development of new processes and/or improvement of existing processes in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders from multiple backgrounds

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education

  • BS in Industrial, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.

About Peak Nano

You don’t want to match your competition. You want to set a new industry standard. For that, you need a new kind of partner. Peak Nano is all about disruption.

We help industry-leading companies rewrite the rules and chart a new path forward—on a journey powered by nanotechnology. For big names ready to think bigger, nanotechnology is the new frontier. And Peak Nano will guide the way—with sound strategy, and real results.

We’re the people who take nanotechnology out of the lab and make sense of it for your business. You can’t shatter realities with theory alone. For us, it’s making it real that matters.

Peak Nano Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Peak Nano is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resumé to Elsy Garza.