Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer


Date Posted: 
January 2, 2018
Persistent Systems
New York, NY, US
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Company Overview

Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting-edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture, Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.

Job Description & Responsibilities

Persistent Systems is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who will be the engineering lead for the company’s Production function. You will be responsible for making process improvements to the company’s final assembly processes for its line of products, ensuring the company continues to meet its productions goals through rapid growth periods.
  • Serve as Engineering lead for cable assembly, unit assembly, and final quality control processes
  • Maintain and improve production output with a focus on lean manufacturing
  • Utilize value stream mapping to understand and minimize bottlenecks
  • Implement process improvements to increase capacity
  • Collaborate with quality to improve yield and capacity
  • Design, maintain, and identify process and test equipment for production

Job Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of direct management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience developing and implementing process improvements
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma methods and systems
  • Experience with hands-on assembly, testing, and troubleshooting
  • Must have United States security clearance or the ability to obtain United States security clearance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in electronics manufacturing
  • Experience in the Aerospace and/or Defense industry
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 quality management standards
  • Software programming experience
Persistent Systems is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO). We will not discriminate against employees or applicants in relation to race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, military status, marital status, victims of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

Reasonable accommodations are available for qualifying individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. To apply using an alternative method to our career website, please call 212-561-5895 and ask to speak with a Human Resources team member. 

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