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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Aerospace

Company: Michael Page
Location: Hartford
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is a subject matter expert (SME) for manufacturing processes of precision machined components. This role is responsible for the development of manufacturing methods and operation sheets created through the translation of customer technical data, specifications, and contracts.Client DetailsOur client is contract manufacturer of precision machined components and assemblies for aerospace and other high technology industries. Our core processes include Swiss machining, turning, milling, thread rolling, centerless grinding, cylindrical grinding, honing, and assembly.Our client's extensive supply chain offers our customers a full service logistics solution for managing their precision product requirements. We also perform value-added thread rolling, roll knurling, centerless grinding, and OD grinding services on customers supplied parts. We are family owned, professionally managed, ISO9001:2015/AS9100 registered and proud of our 74 year, three-generation legacy of quality and performance.Description

  • Read and interpret customer specifications for material properties, special processes (finishes, coatings, heat-treatments, etc.), part marking, geometric tolerances (GD&T), and other critical to quality features to manufacture the component.
  • Create 3D models, 2D operational sheets and associated technical instructions to manufacture customer components according to specifications.
  • Work with multiple sources of manufacturing and design data (ERP, MRP, CAD, CAM, CNC, etc.) to develop a complete and fully released engineering technical package to production floor (e.g.: Op Sheets / Traveler).
  • Ensure manufacturing software (ERP/MRP) mirrors CAD data, bill of materials, and method sequence.
  • Peer review of others work for compliance prior to release jobs to production.
  • Adhere to engineering change management (ECO/ECR/ECN), control, and documentation standards.
  • Real-time troubleshooting manufacturing issues on production floor.
  • Evaluate potential non-conforming parts against customer specifications to make the necessary judge call to process as-is, rework parts, or scrap component/job.
  • Optimize process cost, and costs components - labor, material, set-up, machine, inspection, etc.
  • Conduct research through webinars, journals, periodicals, tradeshows, and apply lessons learn to the business.
  • Provide training and peer support as the SME to provide a transfer of knowledge.
  • Identify inefficiencies in a process; use leans tools and methodology to improve a process.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.Profile
    • Associate degree in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, or mechanical engineering preferred.
      • Certified Manufacturing Engineering through Society of Manufacturing Engineers or progressive work experience commensurate with degree also considered.
      • 10+ years' experience in manufacturing in a machining or contract manufacturing environment.
      • Subject expertise to read and enforce Aerospace customer blueprint/GD&T standards, special process specifications, raw material specification, and associated industry standards. Previous experience with RTX customers such as Collins Aerospace, Hamilton Sundstrand, Pratt & Whitney, preferable. Other OEM such as GE, Kaman, Sikorsky, etc., all considered.
      • Expertise at developing process sheets in one or more of the following manufacturing methods - multi-axis turning, Swiss, turning, multi-axis milling and/or grinding.
      • Strong knowledge of manufacturing with advanced, difficult to machine, alloys to precision tolerances (0.0001"), and how that applies to manufacturing method, work holding, tooling selection, fixturing, and development of size over the progressive operation sequence.
      • Demonstrated ability to create 3D models, 2D process sheets and supporting technical data. SolidWorks preferred.
      • Proficient with database tools for file management and information technology tools for data collection and analysis such as ERP, MRP or PDM systems. EPCIOR ERP and SolidWorks EPDM a plus.Job Offer
        • Health and Wellness Benefits:
          • Health Insurance: Medical, dental, and vision coverage.
          • Mental Health Services: Access to counseling, therapy, and mental health resources.
          • Wellness Programs: Gym memberships, fitness classes, wellness workshops, and health screenings.
          • Financial Benefits:
            • Retirement Plans: 401(k) or pension plans with company matching.
            • Bonuses and Incentives: Performance-based bonuses, profit sharing, stock options, or employee stock purchase plans
            • Financial Planning Services: Access to financial advisors and planning resources.
            • Work-Life Balance:
              • Paid Time Off (PTO): Vacation days, sick leave, personal days, and holidays.
              • Flexible Work Arrangements: Remote work options, flexible hours, or compressed workweeks.
              • Parental Leave: Paid maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
              • Career Development:
                • Professional Development: Training programs, workshops, seminars, and certifications.
                • Career Growth Opportunities: Clear career paths, mentoring programs, and internal promotions.
                • Educational Assistance: Support for further education, such as certifications, degrees, or specialized training.
                • Employee Recognition and Engagement:
                  • Recognition Programs: Awards, employee of the month, and appreciation events.
                  • Team Building Activities: Company outings, retreats, and social events.
                  • Feedback Mechanisms: Regular surveys, suggestion boxes, and open-door policiesMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

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