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Senior Manufacturing Engineer /Quality Engineer

Company: Polar Power Inc
Location: Gardena
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Polar Power Inc. is growing high tech company designing and manufacturing (on premises) electronic controls, generators, cooling systems, and solar photovoltaic systems used in applications for: robotics, military, telecommunications, off-grid power, electric and hybrid vehicles and yachts. Our products and services are exciting and well respected all around the world. We have been in business since 1979 and we are 100 + employees. Polar is publicly traded on Nasdaq under the symbol "POLA"We are launching new products and technologies and expanding sales, production and service infrastructure to enhance customer experience.The many of our products and projects benefit the environment by helping to:

  • Bring broadband services to rural areas,
    • Reduce carbon emissions by reducing the dependency on coal, diesel, and gasoline,
      • Increase the use of robotics in agriculture, military missions, monitoring of the oceans for pollution,
        • Lowering the cost of energy for businesses and homeowners,
          • Providing solar refrigeration for food storage in rural and remote areas in the efforts of reducing hunger.Polar Power Inc. is highly vertically integrated manufacturing company with in-house R&D design and manufacturing of Alternators, Generators, brushless DC motors, microprocessor controls, and propane, natural gas engines.Our manufacturing processes include: PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assembly), wire harness assembly, winding of large alternators and bonding magnets, sheet metal fabrication, CNC machining, welding using technicians and robots, electro-mechanical assembly and product testing and evaluation.Our ideal candidate will be a team player helping to develop new products and production methods. Strong knowledge of ISO 9000. Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.Job SummaryAs new product is developed your job as a team member is to take the lead in developing the manufacturing and assembly process along with training the production crew, quality inspectors on the right tools and procedures to ensure the components meet their designed specifications. For products in current production, you will lead the continuous improvement process of assembly and inspection.Developing the manufacturing process will include the auditing the Bill of Materials, CAD drawings, and producing the assembly instructions for the shop floor. Selecting and assigning the most productive assembly tools and machines at the work cells and overseeing their proper maintenance and use.Tasks and Responsibilities
            • Responsible for optimizing manufacturing workflows, audit BOM (Bill of Materials), relevant inspection points and data collection.
              • Responsible for implementing process metrics to monitor process efficiency, and quality to determine process and design improvements required to increase throughput and overall product reliability.
                • Setting up work cells for mechanical assembly of control systems, generators, cooling systems
                  • Expert in measurement tools and machines.
                    • Oversee Metrology and setting up inspection tools.
                      • Experienced in fasteners, torque values, electric and pneumatic torque drivers.
                        • Participate in field audit of suppliers to ensure compliance with specifications.
                          • Assist engineering with outside laboratories and agencies to certify current and new products.Must have 4+ years' experience with the following:
                            • Engineering degree in a related field
                              • Knowledge of PCBA manufacturing, sheet metal manufacturing techniques and other processes such as machining, welding, and assembly.
                                • Ability to read schematics, blueprints and use precision measuring instruments such as CMM.
                                  • ERP experience is a Plus
                                    • Flexible with strong ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities
                                      • Experience in project management software
                                        • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
                                          • High level of organization, time management, problem solving, self-motivation and reliabilityBenefits
                                            • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Plan, Vacation, Sick, Holiday Pay.
                                              • Company Bonus Program
                                                • Pay rate dependent on experience.Polar is also searching for additional engineers for: field technicians, mechanical engineers, natural gas and LPG engine research / testing, engineering project managers

Keywords: Polar Power Inc, Gardena , Senior Manufacturing Engineer /Quality Engineer, Engineering , Gardena, California

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