Sr. Mechanical Engineer in Tempe, AZ

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Honeywell   •  

Tempe, AZ 85281

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

The Product Support Engineering organization has Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical Systems, Components, Engines and Power Systems) opening to be located at Honeywell Aerospace site in Torrance, CA. The PSE team is responsible for executing APQP and Flawless Launch Process. PSE will be driving linkage between E&T and ISC to ensure Flawless Launch. This is newly formed organization to drive culture change of launch on time with zero PPM. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong engineering, quality and operations background. Intent of this position is to provide strong support to engineering team by performing APQP task and working closely with cross functional team ISC, Quality, Program Management and engineering to execute Flawless Launch Process. Position requires interacting various product groups during product launch process to facilitate and execute DFMEA, KCC, lessons learned to achieve Flawless Launch Position reports to Sr Launch Engineering Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare Flawless Launch (FL) Estimates for new programs using Aero Estimation Tool (AET)
  • Facilitate and create DFMEA for new product launches
  • Define Key and Critical Characteristics based on lessons learned, and DFMEA risk.
  • Analyze past warranty/quality failure data and provide input to DFMEA
  • Facilitate and drive by working closely with AME, Quality, PM and Plant NPI for Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
  • Facilitate and help create risk assessment at various IPDS phases
  • Ability to challenge engineering and others for risk mitigation plan on product launches
  • Collaborate with AME and Quality to follow Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) practices
  • Ability to handle multiple programs simultaneously
  • Ensure On-Time-Launch (OTL) elements are integrated into IPT Schedules
  • Develop OTL summaries for OTL MOR
  • Follow IPDS launch process
  • Work with reactive quality team for close loop and lessons learned
  • Ability to work specific projects using Six Sigma approaches to address all launch issues as either a task force leader or team member
  • Develop Producibility Review (DFMEA/RTY/PPM) and present during PDR/CDR
  • Conduct Manufacturing Readiness Assessment (MRA)
  • Work with Senior leadership to review Launch initiatives and NPI Performance.
  • Mentor junior Launch engineers in APQP and DFSS activities
  • Interaction with various product groups (Chief Engineering, ISC, etc.)
  • Review and provide guidance on training materials (DFSS & APQP)
  • Support template for good DFM, DFMEA, KCC, etc.
  • Build lessons learned data for all future launches
  • Participate in audit to ensure APQP is executed per plan on as needed basis
  • Participate in RTY reduction projects as need basis
  • Facilitate Engineering and Sourcing to meet APQP goals


  • Bachelors' Degree in Engineering
  • 5 years of experience in engineering, quality, or manufacturing in the Automotive or Aerospace
  • 3 years hands on experience working knowledge of APQP, product launch and SPC tools


  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Design for Six Sigma, Black Belt certification
  • Masters' Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Leadership skills to influence others
  • Technical understanding of Aerospace industry or Automotive industry and how it works
  • Aerospace product knowledge is plus
  • Knowledge of corrective action process, process control plans, FMEA and gauge R & R
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to analyze problems using six sigma tools
  • Ability to audit and challenge team
  • Understanding of risk analysis
  • Detail understanding of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and multiple projects
  • Strong analytical skills; able to use data, communicate key trends, develop and execute continuous improvement plans

Valid Through: 2019-10-17