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Methods Engineer

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Learns to analyze methods and processes to identify improvements. Work is performed under general supervision with limited latitude. Position exercises some judgment in accordance with well-defined policies, procedures, and techniques. 



  • Assists in the development of new or improved manufacturing processes for the areas of blasting/tumbling, laser marking, laser welding, and assembly
  • Conducts and documents designated experiments to determine optimum parameters for various processes and methods
  • Performs assigned validation tests to provide objective evidence that developed processes achieve design goals
  • Assists in the creation of Proof Sheets and First Piece Inspection Sheets to define and control the appearance of laser marking on each product
  • Documents approved processes and assists in developing fixtures to support those processes
  • Learns to perform basic maintenance on a variety of machines
  • Documents instructions on efficient ways of completing manufacturing processes
  • May provide staff training on existing, new or improved methods and processes
  • May develop better methods related to secondary operations


High school diploma or GED; technical certificate in industrial engineering or related field preferred; supplemented by two or more years’ industrial manufacturing experience; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience. 


  • Knowledge of basic math skills to include but not limited to adding, subtracting, multiplication, division, geometry, and algebra for the purpose of calculating material fabrication
  • General knowledge and understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA 21CFR820 as it pertains to the job, on the job training provided
  • Skilled in the use of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, CAD/CAM software, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Skilled in working independently and following through with assignments with minimal direction
  • Ability to learn the basic operations of a variety of tools and machines
  • Ability to perform or learn to perform basic maintenance tasks on all required tools and machines
  • Ability to learn geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to learn to use sine plates to make measurements with accuracy
  • Ability to learn proper documentation procedures
  • Ability to learn to use analytical thinking skills to develop and measure processes
  • Ability to use reasoning skills that minimize duplication of efforts, including but not limited to comparing, classifying, analyzing and coordinating
  • Ability to multi-task while working with tight deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changing technology
  • Ability to clearly communicate and understand information in English, both orally and in writing

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Huntsville , Methods Engineer, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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