Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
This Process Engineer will experience a wide charter to further address waste and productivity within operations; this position is viewed as a grooming role for operations leadership, continuous improvement leadership, or as a staff technical resource for multiple plants.
This role will also expand to supporting landing gear control system development efforts, served by the system integration organization. Develop and support a model-based approach to requirements development and system level testing.
This Mechanical Engineer must be proficient with SolidWorks 3-D CAD design and have past work related experience designing heavy equipment (hydraulics, pneumatics, chain driven gears, and large scale mechanical power transmission).
Investigate component cost and weight reduction, and conduct feasibility for packaging electrical components and brackets throughout the vehicle as well as managing development projects, negotiating development & purchasing strategies, and coordinating with other departments, suppliers, and manufacturing.
Responsible for taking general mechanical design requirements, refining them within the scope of the system requirements, developing alternative design approaches, and finally, following design implementation from concept to prototype, to final system verification.
The Process Engineer is responsible for improving processes of Primary Operations; the incumbent will also be required to prepare, review and update processes and work practices to improve electric arc furnace processing, melting and casting processes, quality, yield and productivity, and reduce costs.
Responsible for Project Management of vehicle motion related control systems development within the total vehicle and/or new technology development, including schedule, progress, and issue tracking plus reporting to various levels of management.
Management responsibilities include supervision of design and drafting staff, coordination with clients and associates, and organization of design and construction administration activities to meet established schedules and budgets.
This position will primarily be paint process oriented with focus on process definition, process improvement, process efficiency, quality and reduce cost while globally aligning with customer initiatives.