Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MO-Joplin
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  • Overview

    As a Manufacturing Engineering Technician at EaglePicher, you will support Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance in providing and maintaining world-class processes, equipment, and tools to ensure batteries and energetic devices are manufactured safely and efficiently to meet the mission-critical quality standards our Defense customers demand. This role requires a hands-on approach and passion for working on the manufacturing floor to solve problems and make improvements.


    • Support equipment and tooling across entire lifecycle from development, trials, installation, qualification, production, repair & preventative maintenance, obsolescence, replacement, and removal
    • Tooling and fixture design
    • Assist with implementation of new processes, equipment, product-specific programming, fixtures and tooling
    • Troubleshoot and solve process and equipment issues
    • Plan, schedule, and perform preventative maintenance on equipment
    • Develop process work instructions and standard operating procedures
    • Collect process data, consolidate, and report on results
    • Support failure investigations to determine root cause and implement correct actions
    • Contribute to new product designs for manufacturability by providing input to design teams


    Hiring Requirements:

    • Associates degree in Engineering Technology or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
    • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of machines and small parts tolerances
    • Basic electrical understanding of schematics and electrical circuits
    • Detail-oriented with an analytical, structured approach to problem solving
    • Hands-on knowledge of automated assembly equipment.
    • Hands-on precision shop skills; i.e. parts assembly under optical magnification, sample cross-sectioning, power tools, mills, lathes, grinding, welding, cutting, soldering, etc.
    • Proficient computer skills and software use; Microsoft Office, CAD, 3D printing
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Self-motivated and team-oriented

    Hiring Preferences:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology or related technical discipline.
    • Experience in semi-automated industrial environments
    • Experience with powder metal processing (feeding, filling, weighing, pressing, granulizing, etc.)
    • Experience with high precision presses, tooling and dies
    • Experience with welding/metal joining (laser, resistance, tig, mig, solder, braze, etc.);
    • Robotics, process, or assembly automation experience
    • Exposure to automated vision & inspection
    • Understanding of formal process validation methods such as IQ, OQ, PQ; or AP/QP.
    • Understanding of statistical data collection, analysis and reporting;
    • Machining experience with manual or CNC forms of vertical axes, lathes, grinders, etc.
    • Exposure to PLC ladder logic, HMI’s, machine coding.
    • Experience with 3D solid modeling software (SolidWorks or Inventor preferred)
    • Experience with GD&T and engineering drawing/prints creation.

    Application Instructions

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