Process Engineer

Website Means Engineering

Process Engineer Job Highlights

Title Process Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 4 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company Means Engineering

Company Profile

Means Engineering features a depth of experience in medical, industrial, semiconductor equipment, and military products. The company’s turn-key capabilities provide smart, simple solutions to cumbersome outsourcing issues, and provide our clients with an intelligent route from concept to market.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Process Engineer who will be responsible for process design, operation, and implementation of a wide variety of products per our customer’s request.

Act as the technical resource for mechanical processes and assemblies related to the Machine Shop and Tube/Weld Shop.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in a related field such as Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work-related experience in a machine shop or welding environment

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 4 years of experience in process engineering functions related to mechanical, welding, and dimensional product integration/manufacturing of product and supporting assemblies.


  • Assess safety requirements and ensure that they are integrated into the process.
  • Based on an understanding of the required outcomes, design processes, and equipment related to the creation of products that are cost-effective and in keeping with a given budget based.
  • Develop and optimize assembly aids and machining and welding fixtures for production use.
  • Identify process bottlenecks and work with the production teams to eliminate them.
  • Implement process designs, create prototypes, design testing and make necessary modifications where required.
  • Observe all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing practices including integrating new technology and environmentally friendly practices into existing processes.
  • Provide clear and detailed technical writing in support of company processes and products such as BOMs, specifications, work instructions, QSARs, etc
  • Recommend engineering changes to products to affect process and quality improvement.
  • Work closely with other professionals such as design engineers and scientists to develop and research projects.
  • Work closely with Quality Control to identify and resolve material and vendor-related issues.
  • Work in a safe manner and in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Work with equipment manufacturers to identify and select new equipment and methods.


  • Ability to work independently, stay focused, and perform in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.
  • Familiarity with ISO9001, AS9100, ISO13485, ISO14001, and ITAR requirements is strongly desired.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a keen attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD programming including SolidWorks and GibbsCAM.
  • Knowledge of Machine Shop Processes and Operations.
  • Knowledge of Welding Standards, Processes, and Operations.
  • Proficient in the use of GD&T and measurement tools.
  • Project management, time management, and leadership skills are needed to ensure that all factors come together to complete a given assignment on time.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work within an ERP system.
  • Strong English communication skills including strong technical writing skills and willingness to write. Must be able to create and write clear and detailed records and documents.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills are necessary to enable individual work with all positions and personalities.


  • 401k
  • Medical, dental, vision, and voluntary benefits
  • PTO plan with paid winter shutdown
  • Supportive work/life balance culture

ITAR Requirements

  • This position requires the use of information that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Employer’s Statement

Means Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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