Engineering Leader in Hampton, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)


Hampton, VA 23666

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Less than 5 years

Posted 3 days ago

  by    Morgan MacDonell

Location: United States - Virginia - Hampton

Industry: Engineering

Job Category: Engineering - Industrial / Manufacturing

Base Salary - $80,000 to $100,000

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Commission Compensation - No

Bonus Eligible - No

Overtime Eligible - No

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

2+ to 5 years experience

Seniority Level - Mid-Senior

Management Experience Required - Yes

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


This plant makes Structural castings in both Titanium and Superalloys for market sectors in Aero Engine, Rocket, and the Military.

This position must ensure that products meet dimensional requirements and performance objectives for scrap, rework and cost. In addition, this position must ensure that all product tooling and support fixtures are designed and built for effective use by manufacturing. This position will guide the Product Engineering team in the conception, evaluation, and implementation of dimensional and process improvements, scrap and rework reductions, cost reductions, and problem solving activities. This position will provide leadership, mentoring, and personnel development to the Product Engineering team.

Job Responsibilities:

Focus on development of robust dimensional quality and process capability improvement.

Develop robust corrective actions to address root causes of dimensional MRB, scrap, rework and non-value added work content.

Implement cost reductions for products and processes.

Maintains strong line of communication internally and externally.

Ensure standardization across product lines.

Ensure that product tooling and support fixtures meet design intent and are used effectively by Manufacturing.

May include responsibility for implementing and/or maintaining Process Ownership for key processes, and proper adherence to Corporate Process Owner best practices.

May include direct Product Engineering responsibility for select jobs.

Develop and maintain an effective personnel development program for direct reports.

Actively support all plant policies, including EHS programs and regulations.

Understand product cost data, business information systems, and scheduling concepts.

Responsible for aligning team activity and focus to support manufacturing operations through introduction of robust product and processes applying DMAIC methodology through application of DMAIC tools to Root cause problem solving by directly interacting with manufacturing leadership by ensuring support across 7x24 operation

Responsible to work with appropriate support operations to ensure optimum alignment and performance

Will support Engineering Manager to ensure appropriate talent development

Other duties as assigned

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


Basic Qualifications:


B.S. Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

B.S. Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Technology Engineering

-Minimum of 3 years of experience in Investment Casting.

-Experience in optical scanning systems and GOM software

-Experience in CMM inspection systems and GEO software

-Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt training preferred.

- Working knowledge of ANSI Y14.5M and aerospace specifications

- 5 years previous supervisory experience of a technical group preferred.

- Strong working knowledge of investment casting process, customer specifications and quality systems.

- Good understanding of financial data.

- Ability to lead in a Team Environment.

- Ability to solve problems and demonstrate effective time management skills.

- Must have effective communication skills.

- Ability to instill a sense of urgency, accountability and responsibility

- Strong working knowledge of MS Office, Minitab, SolidWorks and/or UG preferred

-Previous experience in building complex aluminum and steel tooling packages required to produce wax and/or plastic configurations a plus.

Valid Through: 2019-11-7

$80K - $100K