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Manufacturing Engineer - CA

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.

• Provides solutions to streamline military standard test processes, including thermal testing and vibration testing, resulting in dramatically improved test efficiency
• Resolves testing issues on the spot while ensuring design integrity allowing us to stay on schedule
• Facilitate a close relationship with Engineering during design, build, and test to provide design feedback
• Personally and/or leads a team to uncover root-cause and develop a permanent resolution on issues found during testing
• Develops a robust set of test machinery critical spares ensuring complete uptime
• Determine schedule impacts for unforeseen design changes in test regimen
• Provide clear communication between Test Engineering and Production floor
• Figure out optimal sequencing of testing to boost efficiency
• Confers with Engineering and suppliers concerning product tooling to ensure efficient production methods and schedules.
• Utilizing lean manufacturing tools recommend improvements in production methods, standards, tooling, equipment, layout, procedures, product designs and employee efficiency
• Support the transition of engineering projects from development to volume production
• Identify continuous improvement opportunities for yield, performance and cost
• Works with design team in response to manufacturing problems, parts obsolescence and minor requirement changes.
• Prepares and maintains documentation required to ensure efficient production of manufacturing and integration.
• Participate in design reviews to conduct DFM and DFT recommendations with innovative and cost effective solutions
• Create process instructions/training packages from design requirements
• Identify and lead continuous improvement opportunities for yield, performance and cost
• Simplify production processes and reduce Hours per Vehicle and Engineered Hours per Vehicle
• Conduct PFMEA studies to reduce flight risks
• Interface with production and engineering leadership to:
• Achieve product TAKT rate
• Develop and correct process flow to ensure workloads are balanced
• Support the transition of engineering projects from development to volume production
• Influence design engineering with regard to design for manufacturability and assembly
• Works with design team in response to manufacturing problems, parts obsolescence and minor requirement changes.
• Responsible for development, design, and procurement of new processes
• Select and qualify new tools/equipment to improve production efficiency and quality
• Develop and implement equipment maintenance schedules, backup solutions, and spare parts holding for machinery

• BS in Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or related field
• Must have 2+ years’ experience in Avionics or Electrical manufacturing
• Hands-on electronic, electro-mechanical work.
• Experience with Design for Manufacturability, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Failure Mode Effects Analysis
• Experience working with technicians (hourly employees)
• A demonstrated record of working in a fast paced, high-technology environment
• Demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive product goals and company objectives
• Able to adapt to constant changing work assignments and fast paced work environment.
• Excellent attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy.
• Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
• Demonstrated ability to read, interpret controlled documentation and processes such as:
• Layout drawings
• Mechanical Drawings, GD&T
• Test Procedures / Work instructions
• Schematics, engineering drawings, and parts list.
• Ability to distinguish colors is required.
• Able to work overtime and weekends as needed.
• Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed
• Proficient with computers, the ability to use MS Office, shop floor management software (ERP) and related programs.
• A strong commitment to achieving goals and hitting deadlines
• A self-motivated, self-starter, able to understand and synthesize project , team and customer needs
• Strong team ethic, positive attitude and EXCELLENT inter-personal skills
• Good grasp of financial aspects of manufacturing
• Must be able to write clear reports and present information to senior management

• Mechanical design (CAD) is a plus
• Mil-Std 1540 testing experience is a plus
• Experience in a high mix, low volume manufacturing environment

• BS in Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or related field

-5/50, 1st Shift: 7:00AM - 5:00PM
Job Number: 161893
Job Location: Hawthorne, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 02/08/2017
Attention: Kristie Nguyen
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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