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Manufacturing Engineer Ref # 2017-06

  • Full Time
  • USA
  • This position has been filled

Website Champion Aerospace

Position is responsible for the application of engineering principles and analytical techniques. Establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products. Functions performed may include determining the machines, equipment, and tools, and the sequence of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations, recommending the design of production machines and other plant equipment, and advising and assisting vendors with design problems in connection with tools, gauges, and equipment designed for use in manufacturing. Knowledge of assembly operations, laser marking, wire preparation, and brazing are a benefit.

1. Handle day to day problems with processes, product, equipment and documentation while working interactively with Production Employees.

2. Investigate and complete assigned Corrective Action Requests.

3. Participate in Systematic Problem Solving Approach for Rolling Top 5 projects, when assigned by the Product Operations Manager, addressing specific problems with manufacturing processes, equipment and products. Systems such as Shainin or Six Sigma.

4. Compose and process documentation and process changes using the Engineering Change Request (ECR) procedure.

5. Actively participate and represent Manufacturing engineering in new product design reviews (PPDPC).

6. Write and maintain Standard Operating Instructions (SOI) as required.

7. Design tooling required for critical assembly, test, production, or inspection operations. Estimate design and fabrication times and costs for new tools.

8. Investigate, develop, justify and compile costs and savings for new equipment/process implementation.

9. Acquire new equipment/processes and is the sole coordinator, responsible for the project to make sure costs are met, schedules are maintained and the systems function as designed.

10. Develop new processing techniques to reduce non-conformance and production costs. Implement and monitor 5S Techniques on the Manufacturing floor.

11. Interact, when required, with customers during audits, product investigations and presentations.

12. Utilize the engineer’s special skills to assist other engineers, managers or supervisors with their projects or problems.

13. Will be responsible for designing, training and maintaining, electrical oriented processes and equipment, such as spark testing, dielectric testing, leads and exciter manufacturing equipment and any other systems requiring power or controls expertise.

14. May be required to assist maintenance and facility engineering if situations arise that are beyond their resource expertise.

Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field required (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial).
Minimum two (2) years related experience required.
Experience with the assembly of electrical and/or electronic components
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.