Luminit LLC is a leading provider of optics for lighting, automotive, and display applications.  Luminit is looking for a Director of Manufacturing Engineering who will take responsibility for transitioning new products to manufacturing and will oversee the optimization and cost reductions of existing products and processes.

Experience:

Must have in depth knowledge of materials and processes used in optical recording and replication. Expertise in process development, material and vendor selection, process control, SPC, six sigma.  Leadership – both functional and project management experience.  Must have excellent coaching/mentoring skills.  Experience in developing global supply chains.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transitions new product development from R&D to production

    • Works on development projects to produce new or improved products

    • Coordinates and oversees new production runs

    • Coordinates manufacturing launch of new or revised products

    • Partners with production and engineering areas to conduct technical training and introduce new processes

  • Identify, justify and deliver significant manufacturing continuous improvement and cost reductions.  Works independently and in cross-departmental teams to identify and correct process and material related problems that may occur in production.

    • Analyze manufacturing process flows for continuous improvement opportunities for yields, cost, quality and throughput

    • Provide leadership for lean strategies and activities

    • Evaluates and suggests new processes and materials that may improve product performance, manufacturing processes, and lower product costs.

    • Maintains, updates, and ensures all manufacturing specifications are correct and current and are fully documented.

    • Drives improvements of existing processes and methods in order to improve quality and/or efficiency

    • Investigates new techniques, processes, materials for optical mastering and replication

    • Drives the investments on new initiatives and other changes necessary to improve production efficiency, quality and operational safety

    • Participates in engineering design reviews; evaluates and approves drawings, routings, specifications and other documents

    • Supports all efforts and implementation of ISO

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a chemical or engineering discipline required- Master’s degree preferred.  10+ years of experience in advanced engineering development and manufacturing related to optical recording and replication.  5+ years’ experience in a Director of engineering or Manufacturing role.

Apply to jobs@luminitco.com