Product Engineer III

EnsignBickford Aerospace & Defense   •  

Simsbury, CT

5 - 7 years

Posted 199 days ago

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Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBA&D) is a leader in energetic system solutions offered to aerospace and defense customers for a wide array of applications.  EBA&D products & capabilities set the U.S. standard and are highly sought after in the international community. 

EBA&D seeks an accomplished engineer for the position Product Engineer III, reporting to the Value Stream Manager.  The position is located in Simsbury, CT. 

 

Responsibilities:

This position supports the Value Stream Manager.  The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of product engineering including but not limited to the following;

  • Develops manufacturing processes to achieve defined quality and rate goals, including training of operators.
  • Create and update production technical data package documents IAW customer requirements.
  • Develop layout of manufacturing cell design including tooling, machinery and equipment.
  • Prepares process documentation including standard work packages, and manufacturing instructions and process specifications in a visual format.
  • Populates product structures and routers in IFS Applications, an ERP system.
  • Participates in new product development and failure investigations.
  • Responsible for Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Develops preventative maintenance schedules and supports the mechanics in maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Responsible for safety and environmental compliance while maintaining effectiveness of product work cell.
  • Drives continuous improvement activities including lean Cell conversion, SPC implementation and SMED.
  • Interface with a variety of personnel in support of production including operators, quality engineers, inspectors, shop floor supervisors, program managers, project engineers and design engineers.
  • Experience in plastic extrusion, powder handling and processing and material reduction processes is a plus.

 

Requirements:

The successful candidate must have a BS/MS in an engineering discipline, preferably mechanical engineering or manufacturing engineering and 5+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering.

Requiredexperience includes:

  • Experience in manual and semi-automated mechanical assembly, process development and evaluation.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing systems and techniques.
  • Familiarity with configuration management practices.
  • Fundamental knowledge of root cause/corrective and preventative action and the ability to walk project teams and customers through the analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite software.
  • Background inSix Sigma,LeanManufacturing or Continuous Improvement and strong problem solving skills.

     

Desired skills:

Knowledge of hazardous materials, energetic materials and ordnance devices

Experience with PFMEA and DFMEA.