? Prefer someone who is hands on and has done NPI work before and has aerospace experience.
The Manufacturing Engineer works with other engineering personnel and provides support and coordinates activity between different functions within the engineering organization to ensure we are providing a positive customer experience.
Also interfaces in a similar fashion with other departments such as sales, production, and quality.
This position has an emphasis on supporting ongoing production and in new product development.
This is a hands-on engineering role that includes the development of tooling, methods, and processes for the fabrication of new and existing products.
In addition to the above, this includes the creating, modifying or revising of drawings, work instructions and other formal and informal documentation.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
CAD Competency (Solidworks, Catia, NX, or ProE)
Aerospace manufacturing experience
Growth mindset with willingness to reach beyond comfort zone, take calculated risks, and learn from setbacks
Able to work well with all levels of the organization
Ability to complete complex tasks on-time with minimal supervision/guidance
Work under deadline oriented environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Word)
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Supports the company's Mission, Vision & Values
Responsible for technical support of existing elastomer molding, assembly and related production processes
Monitor, develop and refine new and existing production products/processes that are efficient, capable and cost effective while maintaining quality, on-time delivery, operator friendliness, safety and operational objectives
Take manufacturing engineering lead on new customer projects/programs
Coordinate with other departments to complete Engineering Projects. Includes production, design engineering, quality assurance, purchasing, maintenance, sales, etc.
Coordinate tool design, procurement, and fabrication with tool vendors
Validate tooling and processes through first article fabrication and inspections
Attend team project reviews, new product launch meetings, and quality reviews
Assist Inside Sales with customer conference calls, engineering issues, and delivery issues
Create and maintain timely and accurate equipment, process and customer documentation in accordance with established procedures and customer expectations
Develop and maintain project list and activity log while working to improve and support daily production requirements
Lead problem solving efforts and teams with timely and effective troubleshooting, implement productivity improvements, reductions in scrap and rework and waste elimination projects
Perform root cause investigation and analysis, corrective actions and process control plans as required
Identify new equipment needs and support capital projects from inception to completion
Support Continuous Improvement initiatives, 6S, and Lean Manufacturing