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Manufacturing Engineer - Aerospace, Defense or Nuclear

Careernetworx Union, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance
Job Description

Our client, a growing and established manufacturing company, is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer. Excellent compensation and benefits including tuition reimbursement.


Plan, direct and coordinate manufacturing processes. Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, lean tools and quality control standards


Coordinate engineering and technical procedures to produce the most economical manufacturing methods to accomplish optimum utilization of machines, tooling, equipment, facilities, quality and timely production.


Work closely with Tool Engineering, Production Control and Manufacturing to provide engineering, technical and other advice and information relative to the design of tools, routing, methods and applications prescribed. Work with and assist Shop Scheduler/Coordinator to solve manufacturing problems. Work with Engineering to facilitate drawing changes to improve ease of component manufacture.


Key Responsibilities


50%: Support machine shop operations.


25%: Develop continuous improvement and lean manufacturing process / methods.


25%: Develop documentation of processes in the production area. Revise existing and create new documents.


Strong understanding of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing tools. Capable of utilizing these tools in developing manufacturing processes and cells.


Assist with automatic machine CNC prove outs and develop or recommend ways and means of correcting deviations and resolving problems relative to programming.


Supervise the formulation of cost estimates and analyze actual operations costs to determine reasons for variances. Audit work performed by subordinates to assure compliance and consistency with established method standards. Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.


Confer with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to insure efficient production methods.


Confer with management engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes.


Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.


Conduct continuous study projects on established methods to effect work simplification, tooling improvements, tooling requirements, workflow, reliability of equipment, etc. for purpose of manufacturing efficiency.


Develop, review and/or approve operation sheets for conventional CNC equipment to include both in-house and vendor production.


Review drawings for correct application of latest specifications. Also make recommendations relative to manufacturability of components and apply good value engineering practices for cost reduction purposes.

Design complete fixtures for machining and Assembly Test Requirements


Education, Skills and Requirements


BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or the technical equivalent.


Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing engineering in a high precision, machine shop environment.


Solid project engineering, team and communication skills


10+ years of relevant experience.


Hands-on machining experience with related equipment


Programming experience with CNC machine/robots using MasterCAM or similar software


Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing – Green Belt certification


Some experience with ISO regulations




Why Work Here?

Growth opportunity, faced past, amazing corporate culture and benefits (great vacation and tuition reiumbersement)


Union, NJ

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