Manufacturing Engineer

Irvine, CA 92614

Posted: 07/08/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80286
Position Summary:
The Manufacturing Engineer, under limited supervision is responsible for applying engineering principles to drive continuous improvement in the manufacturing processes, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, components, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, testing, facilities, quality control standards, Six Sigma and Lean tools.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Performs contract review of the customer’s requirements from Purchase Order (P.O.), specifications, and drawings.
  • Prepares routers (manufacturing plans) for the production processes.
  • Prepares work instructions/procedures for the production processes.
  • Works with customers (internal and external) to support program’s needs.
  • Performs root cause investigations to support production technical issues. Knowledgeable with 5-why’s and fishbone diagram.
  • Supports production to ensure attainment of business goals, including addressing quality issues, working with maintenance to address equipment failures, working directly with manufacturing personnel to ensure a smooth running operation.
  • Identifies, analyzes and delivers on continuous improvement opportunities. Justifies then requests required resources to complete initiatives. Manages projects to successful completion. Uses Six Sigma and Lean tools to aid in this effort.
  • Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods. Documents standard work with work instructions.
  • Manages specification, selection and execution of major capital and tooling acquisitions in order to drive technology improvements that positively impact Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Inventory.
  • Ensures all work is in compliance with environmental, health and safety standards, industry specifications, customer requirements, company standards and related specifications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
 Required Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 2-10 years experience in engineering in Aerospace or a related machined components industry.
  • Functional personal computer skills in word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black belt highly preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of continuous improvement process and practical tool application
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret industry specifications, customer specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical Engineering highly preferred), Manufacturing Technology or a related discipline from four-year college or university required.
Physical Demands 
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
For more information call Tennille @ 714-901-3804 or [email protected]
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