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Production Engineer

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Wallingford, CT, USA
Full Time

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We are currently recruiting for a Production Engineer to be based in Wallingford, CT. This role provides direct technical and project management support to enable the assessment of new product repairs, and associated equipment to be conducted to a high quality, with safety and the environment, at the forefront of consideration. The purpose of this role is twofold: • Maintain work order creation and sales order execution within the Visaer Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This aspect of the position demands a thorough understanding of Bills of Materials (BOM) principles and an integrated relationship with Contract Execution, Engineering and Supply Chain departments. • Provide Service Excellence in the form of processes, procedures and technical guidance across the range of activities to ensure Critical to Quality (QTC) features of equipment overhauls are achieved.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work Order creation, maintenance, coordination, and closure within the ERP system accompanied by BOM administration through use of the Materials, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) module within Visaer
  • Reviewing individual parent Work Order requirement and liaison with the Planning & Fulfillment and relevant Contract Execution Manger in order to ensure all CTQ aspects of the contract are understood and planned for from a Production Department perspective.
  • Take ownership of parts allocations for Production Work Orders and monitor the delivery of both new and repaired parts to ensure that shortages delivery lead time does not compromise On Time Delivery.
  • Take ownership for the Stage Gate process for Exchange Fleet equipment and ensure that the process is kept up to date for assigned Parent Work Orders.
  • Aid with planning and maintenance of the Exchange Fleet through analysis of sales forecasting, Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA) forecasting, and current exchange fleet capability.
  • Aid with equipment test schedule planning
  • Aid with maintenance of the Master Production Plan and where necessary chair the Daily Production Meeting.
  • Participation, and where required, leading root cause analysis for equipment failures and customer complaint resolution.
  • Participation in the form of engineering support to both the Material Review Board and the New Product Introduction processes.
  • Creation and maintenance of equipment overhaul documentation with a view to defining technical guidelines to optimize product quality in line with Light Turbines L.L.C. Quality Management System directives.
  • Take ownership of business Key Performance Indicators and ensure scheduled completion as required. Participation in cross departmental initiatives (technical and non-technical).
  • Support Light Turbines L.L.C. in a variety of tasks (technical and non-technical) as required.
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Accepts accountability and ownership.
  • Strong ability and willingness to improve one’s skill set.
  • Capability of delivering results in a challenging environment.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong MS Office and Computer Aided Design (a plus) skills and an ability to learn computer software swiftly.
  • Able to accomplish tasks and deliver results through hands on and practical activities.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to relate to internal and external customers promoting and delivering on what they view as CTQ.
  • Acceptance that it may sometimes be required to work hours beyond the standard working day in order to ensure CTQ’s are achieved for both internal and external customers.
  • Acceptance that it may be required sporadically to travel both internally within the USA and internationally.


  • Two years’ experience in the field of high speed rotational machinery, or 2 years’ experience on the EthosEnergy Graduate Rotational Program.

Education Requirements

  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline, e.g. Mechanical Engineering.
  • Working towards professional Engineering or Project Management accreditation is a plus.
  • Lean Six Sigma qualifications are a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • Work standing for 8 hours a day
  • Lift 50 lbs

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