Portsmouth, NH

About the Job

The primary responsibility of the Manufacturing Engineer is to develop manufacturing processes with a focus on automation to meet our product and capacity demands by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
The Manufacturing Engineer, along with all engineering team members, will work as a TEAM, FOCUS on finishing the important things and raising the bar for product quality.

Cirrus Core Values: What we look for in a teammate

Bring Passion: We take pride in our work and bring our BEST to all interactions with our customers and teammates. We encourage rigorous discourse to improve the customer experience each and every day.

Remove Friction: Eliminate roadblocks in the way of smooth operations by promoting and embracing changes geared towards making things easier.  Be bold!  Don't settle for "That's just the way it is."

Quality: Quality isn’t a catchall phrase.  It is an action plan that requires hard work and focus to achieve. Step by step we strive to build quality into everyday processes and products to achieve our collective success. 

Respect: An individual who communicates and conducts themselves in a polite and positive manner, and encourages others around them to do the same; without judgment of peers regardless of rank, position, age, gender, or race.

Winning Takes a Team:  Show genuine commitment, be flexible, get involved, be reliable, help and support others, and move our company forward.

Innovate Every Day: Have the courage to challenge what is perceived as conventional or typical. Be observant of surroundings and outspoken about ideas and changes that will positively impact people.

Job Duties

  • Complete LEAN training and participate in continuous improvement projects when you see the potential to eliminate waste
  • Align performance to assigned KPI goals individually and for your team.
  • Lead manufacturing improvement projects.
  • Develop, test, and implement effective automated and manual systems
  • Optimize facility layouts, production lines, machine operations
  • Collaborate with other engineers, contractors, and suppliers
  • Ensure all processes are reflected and up to date with standardized work instructions
  • Maintain all production documentation, including, standardized work instructions, owner manuals, and relevant documentation for machinery. Update all documentation when processes change
  • Identify tooling and methods of assembly that optimize processing
  • Process improvement and development to improve workflow and decrease production costs
  • Provide maintenance, repair, and establish spare parts programs for machines to avoid downtime and delays
  • Direct interface with all equipment vendors
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Submit reports on performance and progress

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing
  • Proven experience as Manufacturing Engineer or similar role
  • Electronics Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing practices/tools, with a track record of driving impact in a lean environment
  • Experience with CAD/CAM software like Autodesk, Fusion 360, or Solidworks
  • Ability to work across functional areas, including manufacturing, engineering, quality, and service to accomplish objectives


Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package, effective on day one:

  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • 9 company holidays
  • Flexible work schedule/remote options
  • Company provided Mercedes Sprint Van for traveling to customers

Cirrus Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

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