Tiffany & Co.

Process Engineer- Platinum Casting

US-RI-Cumberland
3 weeks ago
Req #
31232
Category
Engineering

Overview

SEEKING TOP TALENT TO CONNECT WITH OUR ICONIC BRAND

 

Tiffany & Co. is one of the most legendary brands in the world today. With a history that spans back to 1837, Tiffany & Co is a jeweler and specialty retailer, whose merchandise offerings include an extensive selection of jewelry, as well as timepieces, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances and accessories. Tiffany & Co. operates a manufacturing facility in Cumberland, RI where jewelry products unique to our company are crafted by a diverse workforce.

 

Tiffany offers our employees the resources they need to be successful in an environment that recognizes and rewards creativity, innovation and dedication. We take great pride in helping each of our employees design an exciting future within our enduring tradition of excellence. At Tiffany & Co. an inspired career is life’s best accessory.

Responsibilities

The Process Engineer (PE) will work on projects requiring advanced technological analysis, providing input on process design for manufacturability and assembly, Process Flow Chart creation, SOP development and Work Instruction development from new product inception through launch and full production. The PE works in a hands-on manner to evaluate, refine and optimize existing manufacturing processes, introduce new technologies, and determine root cause/corrective action for defects/failures/deficiencies to continuously improve overall product throughput yield at reduced costs. The PE works closely with the manufacturing managers, supervisors and line workers to develop safe and effective processes for all products to increase the overall throughput yields and reduce costs. The PE will project manage corrective action problems and issues including investigation, assessment, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and validation. Through effective process development and refinement, the PE will deliver increased product quality, reduced process/product variation and establishment of safe, controlled and sustainable manufacturing processes. Greater than 80% of the PE’s workday should be spent on the manufacturing production floor.

  • Lead process improvement projects that drive substantial reductions in quality failures (scrap and rework) across Internal Manufacturing. Project metrics shall include projected positive financial impact, defect reduction, and first pass yield improvement
  • Assess, project plan, and execute Corrective Actions Requests (CARs) focused on the elimination of root causes to ensure validated/sustainable corrective action solution and results
  • Provide sustaining manufacturing support as needed to resolve day to day production issues to ensure continuous product work flow and product completion/delivery
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support on projects requiring advanced technological analysis in the development/qualification/launch of new products to ensure cost effective manufacturability
  • Execute technologically driven solutions in order to attain fundamental process and systems improvements improving manufacturing flow, reducing manufacturing cost and/or increasing manufacturing capacity; improving first pass yield (reduction of defects, scrap, rework)

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering Discipline
  • Demonstrated expertise in platinum casting
  • Demonstrated Experience in Manufacturing Process Improvement
  • Ability to analyze/solve complex engineering problems using Root Cause Analysis methods
  • Demonstrated Multi-Project Management ability/proficiency
  • Strong communication (English written, verbal and presentation skills)
  • Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills (specifically Project, Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio and Access)
  • Proficient in higher order mathematical skills including statistical analysis

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years Process Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of modern jewelry manufacturing techniques and precious metal metallurgy
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other enterprise system(s)
  • CAD knowledge (Autocad, Rhino, Solidworks, other)

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