RTI Associates LLC is searching for a skilled and qualified Process Design Engineer in the Turners Falls area. The Engineer will develop new processes to support the production of new and modified products within the Automotive, Aerospace and Electronic industries

Job Responsibilities

  • Significantly impact product designs throughout the new product development phases to promote positive yields and defect free manufacture at time of product launch.
  • Develop new and/or improved manufacturing processes and testing methods that are required to achieve the performance and cost requirement of the new product application.
  • Lead the successful launch of new products from the process design perspective through all phases of new product development.
  • Setting up and evaluating new technologies and equipment for process development and improvement.
  • Participate in the development of new product documents such as PFMEA, Control Plans and Process Flow.
  • Work with equipment suppliers to insure resulting processes are capable, have sufficient controls in place, and perform as intended.
  • Maintain a strong presence on the production floor while positively influencing and building relationships with shop floor members and operations staff.
  • Identify and correct problems through use of root cause problem solving skills along with experimental approaches such as DOE, 5 Y, MSA, fishbone diagram, etc

Qualifications/Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Operations, or related Engineering field required.
  • 1 – 3 years of experience as an Industrial, Manufacturing or Process Engineer in ahigh volume manufacturing environment.
  • Basic understanding and exposure to Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma principles and Statistical Process Control preferred.
  • Basic understanding of APQP tools such as FMEA, Control Plans & Process Flow to satisfy TS16949 requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Minitab, Excel, PowerPoint and Word a must.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Life, AD&D and Disability
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
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