Manufacturing Engineer- Sr. - Coventry - job 676946


Date: 04/08/2021

City: Coventry, Rhode Island

Employment type: Full-time

Response Technologies, a Bell Owned Textron company, is an award-winning scientific enterprise that is dedicated to the design and development of products and technologies that enhance some of the world's largest industries, including tactical defense, automotive & transportation, aerospace, energy, and more. We combine material technology with research & development capability to achieve the perfect material or process for our clients' requirements.

Our expertise in material science covers elastomers, plastics, coatings, foams, textiles, fibers, and more. As leaders in our field, Response Technologies is the ideal partner to develop and execute disruptive solutions.


The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is a high-energy and experienced Manufacturing Engineer, with hands-on, practical experience. This position will accelerate the technical and commercial traction of our core technologies and products. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and implementing process strategies, managing process resources, optimizing current processes, and maintaining process documents within an AS9100 continuous improvement quality culture.



  • Oversee and assess existing processes and workflows.

  • Hands-on help create new products on our varied composites, textile, coating, foam, and additive manufacturing technologies.

  • Develop routine and best practices to ensure product quality.

  • Optimize productivity by designing, implementing and testing new procedures.

  • Assemble reports to document process status and changes.

  • Track metrics to discover areas for improvement and monitor upgrades.

  • Document processing conditions, test results, and other critical-to-quality data

  • Communicate findings and proposals to upper management.

  • Assess compliance with applicable safety and quality standards.

  • Create work instructions and other Tier III documents for Quality System.

  • Contribute to departmental efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

  • Assists with the training of newer team members


  • BS degree in a relevant discipline and 8 plus years of hands-on related engineering and /or manufacturing experience

  • MS degree and 6 or more years of hands-on related engineering and/or manufacturing engineering experience

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and familiar with Lean tools, SMED, Kaizen, etc.

  • Candidates with advanced degrees and Prior Military Service, in combination with experience, are encouraged to apply


  • Working knowledge of: Improving manufacturing processes and processing equipment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Eagerness to learn and explore and be hands on with Manufacturing processes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective team player, with strong critical thinking skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Establish, Review and monitor KPI's and process data

  • Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR ยง120.15)

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