Composites Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description:


Devises new approaches to resolve unusual or highly complex manufacturing problems through early, upfront design-for-manufacturing (DFM) principles to ensure producibility, inspectability, testability, maintainability and repairability.

Develop manufacturing processes, procedures and tooling using technical experience and collaborative interaction with the team to improve quality, eliminate non-value-added steps and shorten lead times.

Experience with Lean Manufacturing methodologies for waste reduction, e.g., 5S, Standard Work, TAKT, Pull System, Value Stream Mapping, cell design, and manufacturing flow.

Collaborate with Design Engineering during prototype, development and first article manufacturing.

Responsible for manufacturing process development, implementation, and continuous improvement to enhance Quality/ Yield, reduce Cost, and improve Productivity/Schedule. Initiate and lead lean manufacturing process improvement projects.

Review and approve engineering design and changes and ensure their manufacturability

Develops and maintains work instructions to guide technicians in the assembly of assigned products.

Liaison work orders as required to reflect process changes, non-conformity dispositions and engineering changes

Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Other duties as assigned or required. 




Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, two or more years of experience with a masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD.

May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
Must have a thorough understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.
 Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.

Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas; capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and, lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects.

 Able to work extended hours as required. 

Please contact Daniel Vanderslice