Quality/Manufacturing Engineer - Machining

Long Beach, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/02/2017 Job ID: HQ2714 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: Market
We are seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to support the development and manufacturing of liquid based rocket engines. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the production machine shop environment and the use of mills and lathes to meet tight tolerances for small and large components. Successful candidates will have experience working in fast paced integrated product teams with development engineering, supply chain and quality. Experience with the specification of state of the art machining equipment will be necessary to lead the development of machining as a core competence for volume production.

  • The Supplier Quality Engineer will be the team technical expert for machined parts
  • Provide the GD&T input into the drawings for released components working closely with the design and engineering teams for propulsion and structures
  • Provide technical expertise into the design of the components to reduce overall component costs
  • Provide the input for machined part coatings and post processing.
  • Support the supply chain team in sourcing evaluations and risk assessments
  • Assist the supply chain team with supplier performance, technical and delivery related issues
  • Provide alternative materials and processes that will improve cost, delivery and or technical challenges
    Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
  • Engineering degree in aerospace, mechanical or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of increasing responsibility and complexity as a Manufacturing or Supplier Quality Engineer is required.
  • Experience in a production machine shop environment
  • Demonstrated experience in new product introductions of machined parts from development to production
  • Experienced in the qualification of outside vendors for machined parts
  • Creative problem solver able to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated experience in DFx techniques to support reduced cost and lean manufacturing
  • Excellent interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills
  • Must know how to determine proper tool selection and programming when machining exotic materials at both low and high production rates
  • Experience with the design of jigs and fixtures for use in a lean manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in both R&D and production rate environments.
  • Jackie Farber

    Midwest born and raised, but made for SoCal. Arizona Wildcat alum. BEAR DOWN. You can always find me on the beach with my pup, or near a BBQ and a pool!

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