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Manufacturing Process Specialist

Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask

Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Join our Asia Pacific Operation Office Ningbo at Helen of Troy as a Manufacturing Process Specialist, and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands, including our 9 leadership brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Osprey, Honeywell, PUR, Braun, Hot Tools, Drybar. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day.

Look around you at home, and you'll find us everywhere:

In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a need challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent.

What you will be doing:

Oversees the development of manufacturing processes and procedures. Specific areas of focus include working with manufacturing, quality, and product engineering to achieve continuous product and process improvements.

  • Supports new product development (NPD) to create a smooth transition from R&D to Production.
  • Production line set-up, including critical thinking of existing line set-up
  • Working on manpower balancing, process time, jigs and fixtures for manufacturing, minimizing process errors, line balancing, and production efficiency
  • Conduct production process review to ensure the production efficiency and on time delivery, materials optimization, optimum line layout and overall manufacturing process flows
  • To Work closely with external resources and suppliers, including sub suppliers, covering line layout, flow of materials, storage of WIP, inspection stations, optimum station layout and manpower balancing.
  • Ability to create a trial review / root cause analysis reports as well as provide solutions on plastic & stamping part)
  • Ability to work with metal and plastic parts, assembly stations, testing stations and able to convince suppliers to make necessary changes with desirable results
  • Ability to read electronic components datasheet, assembly drawings preparation, mechanical assembly, and ensures a clear working instructions to line operations.
  • Ability to help set-up manufacturing lines and make recommendations, and changes, and work with all levels in supplier

Dimensions / Scope

  • Develop Jig & fixtures for efficient and cost-effective manufacturing.
  • Good knowledge in mechanical automation design and development for manufacturing.
  • Create and maintain manufacturing routings and standardized work instructions.
  • Develops manufacturing plan & process mapping by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods and process capabilities.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and develop timely solutions for issues arising on current product and in the production processes.
  • Provides guidance to junior engineer regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.


  • Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience working in production line as engineer or supervisor


Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Osprey®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Braun®, Vicks®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.