Manufacturing Engineer

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 53 days ago

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with launch vehicle provider to schedule and track audits to be performed during rocket certification activities
  • Develop products such data tables, audit checklists, presentations, and reports status to the customer.
  • Complete perform audits and audit checklists in preparation for Engineering Review Boards and design reviews
  • Interface with customer, design engineers, project manager, and production personnel.
  • Participate in Engineering Review Boards and apply knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.
  • Examine product design and its implementation to manufacturing processes assessing/evaluating the manufacturing baseline for qualification, capability, process control and maturity.
  • Assess documentation for proper configuration management and change control.
  • Assess/ evaluate conformance to standards, specifications, drawings, procedures, work instructions, other contractual requirements and the trace-ability to the functional and physical characteristics of configuration items.
  • Generate audit checklists and conduct production floor audits to verify documented processes are being followed.
  • Review process changes to determine impact to process stability.
  • Assess facilities manufacturing capacity, production readiness, vendor/supplier control requirements.
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience launch vehicle/space sub-system and process engineering expertise with a strong background in launch vehicle subsystems
  • BS degree in Engineering, Math, or Physical Sciences; will consider less experience in lieu of advanced degrees (8 years with MS)
  • Relevant work experience in the military or industry will be considered in lieu of degree requirements
  • Experience involving manufacture of complex products; application of manufacturing principles and methods including: product design, process design, producibility, process qualifications/validation, product design requirements flow down to manufacturing process requirements/documentation, product and process controls, measurement and test, product/process audits, statistical applications, configuration management, and lean manufacturing.
  • Experience interfacing with computer-based database and schedule tools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Some CONUS travel required
  • US Citizenship required