Manufacturing Engineer (Burgettstown, PA)

6K Inc · Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
Department 6K Inc
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

PLEASE DISREGARD JOB BOARD ESTIMATED SALARIES. 6K HAS ONE OF THE MOST COMPETITIVE COMP PLANS IN THE BUSINESS!!!


6K Inc. is a high-tech start-up focused on the sustainable production of advanced materials. The UniMelt® is our groundbreaking microwave plasma technology platform driving our two divisions: 6K Energy and 6K Additive. Our energy division focuses on the production of sustainable and domestically produced battery materials used in electric vehicles and grid storage while our additive division specializes in sustainably sourced, AM metal powder production and reclamation. The UniMelt® is our groundbreaking microwave plasma technology platform driving 6K Additive. Our additive division specializes in sustainably sourced, AM metal powder production and reclamation. Our technology is transforming engineered materials into revolutionary products that advance industries across additive manufacturing, renewable energy, aerospace, consumer electronics, and more.


We are actively seeking team members who would bring a strong work ethic and personal integrity to our fast-paced dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to challenge the boundaries of traditional manufacturing. 


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6K is searching for a Manufacturing Engineer with extensive hands-on experience in both process and equipment development environments. With a solid understanding and appreciation for process/hardware interactions and the impact equipment configuration has on process outcomes. The ideal candidate has the potential to dramatically improve 6K’s production capabilities. The ability to work independently in complex situations with a demonstrated track record of quickly learning new processes, equipment, and integration schemes is expected. This position is primarily based at the 6K Additive facility in Burgettstown, PA with approximately 20% travel expected to 6K Inc. in North Andover, MA.


Description:


· Provide technical assistance in the installation and maintenance of company equipment.

· Lead implementation of upgrades to existing systems.

· Analyze equipment malfunctions and failures and develop corrective action.

· Design and source fixtures and adapters for system repairs and maintenance.

· Act as a point of contact for the offsite engineering team and management.

· Read, create, and edit equipment P&ID’s or schematics.

· Develop preventive maintenance procedures to reduce equipment failures.

· Monitor equipment performance and suggest improvements.

· Gather data from process equipment or operator team to develop equipment specifications for upgrades.

· Work with the engineering team to design and develop new equipment.

· Document equipment installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures for reference purposes.

· Support process team in maintaining equipment uptime and improving yield.

· Test and approve new equipment before acceptance and installation on larger systems.

· Improve onsite documentation, inventory, and communication practices.


Tackle modification/upgrade challenges of a multi-disciplinary nature, including:


· Mechanical and Electrical systems.

· Exhaust gas systems.

· Water cooling systems.

· Powder collection systems.

· Hardware design.

· BOM management.

· Process and machine automation.

· Build/install documentation.

· Equipment maintenance procedures.

· Testing/Validation protocols.

· Documentation and creation of engineering business processes.


Qualifications:


· Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial or other related engineering fields.

· Excellent with Mechanical Engineering First Principles.

· Five (5+) years of experience with a proven track record of tackling complex, multi-disciplinary problems including those without prior knowledge.

· Understanding of equipment monitoring instrumentation and techniques.

· Previous experience in an industrial process industry involving the movement of solid, liquid, or gaseous material.

· Fluency with SolidWorks, scripting (MATLAB or similar), and data acquisition systems (preferred).

· An individual who appreciates and is disciplined in following the scientific method (e.g., letting the data speak, designing the correct experiments, demonstrating repeatability, etc.).

· Self-directed learner who can own a project and drive to solution with limited outside direction.

· Possesses a “do-what-it-takes” attitude which might require going above and below nominal scope.

· Experience with PLC programming (Allen Bradley) a plus.

· Background in powder handling equipment – specifically feeding and collection of fine (1-100micron) powder highly desired but not required


6K, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer.


PLEASE DISREGARD JOB BOARD ESTIMATED SALARIES. 6K HAS ONE OF THE MOST COMPETITIVE COMP PLANS IN THE BUSINESS!!!

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  • Location
    Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    6K Inc
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    DOE