Manufacturing Engineer

Courtland, AL

Posted: 07/06/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00627

Job Description


**Must have a Secret Clearance to Start**

Manufacturing Engineer supporting electro/mech structure assembly, integration and test (AI&T) operations. Responsibilities include, but not limited to leading the technical team daily to meet engineering requirements, schedule and cost commitments, providing production status to leadership.

Other primary responsibilities will include:
Assists in leading and adhering to safety, quality, cost, schedule, technical and programmatic requirements and performance expectations.
Accomplish results by utilizing multi-functional team, including Technicians, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing and Test Engineering, MRP/Parts Production Control, and Finance to meet program needs.
Leading and providing shop floor support, maintaining manufacturing plans, tooling requirements, engineering change implementation and coordinating changes in the
build process within an electrical/mechanical manufacturing facility.
Foster customer relations, building rapport and confidence between Prod Ops, Program and Customer.
Foster an environment where the diverse talents and perspectives of our people power innovative solutions for our customers and drives business success.
Interact across all levels of the organization; efficiently and effectively communicate and implement agreed upon changes; navigate difficult situations and conversations to a productive outcome.
Engage in proposal, estimates and/or concept of operation development.
Manage the day-to-day Missile Assembly Integration and Test areas of Manufacturing.
Creating procedures and operations for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
Adapting machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.
Providing guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
Ensuring processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations while working under very general supervision to contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects where failure to achieve results, erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.
Role will require infrequent communication with inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters and will provide solutions to a variety of
technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience collaborating with a multi functional team.
Experience writing detailed manufacturing work instructions, technical writing or similar experience with technical publications or SOPs.
Previous manufacturing experience involving assembly integration and test or similar types of processes.
Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, bills of material, schematics and specs.
Ability to read and interpret integrated master schedule
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience;
Active Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:
. Formal or informal leadership experience. Formal or informal leadership experience.
Experience presenting to senior government and/or leaders.
Familiarity with Aerospace industry equivalent processes (Earn Value Management Systems, Cost Accounting, Manufacturing Work Instructions, Routings, Production
Orders, Bill of Materials, Qnotes, FFMEAs, FOE/FOD, etc.).
Familiarity with ERP/SAP, EPDM, VECAMS, PMP Database, etc.
Lean Manufacturing experience and/or Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certifications.
Experience with Electro Static Discharge (ESD) and Ordnance Missile Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T) operations.
Proven Leadership and Management of Aerospace and Manufacturing products.
Proven communication skills between Program, Engineering and Manufacturing.
Proven production in flow troubleshooting skills.
Basic tooling, fixture and equipment design experience.
Basic knowledge of Additive Manufacturing CAD/CAM and 3D Printing.
Must have the ability to work independently with little to no direction.
Comments for Suppliers: This position will not be designing but will be writing detailed manufacturing work instructions, technical writing or similar experience with technical publications or SOPs. Candidate will need Manufacturing experience to be considered.

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Crisi Mintz

Crisi Mintz joined the Contract Professionals, Inc. team as a Technical Recruiter in January 2023, in order to support efforts to bring the Arizona recruitment team to scale.

A Zillow 5-Star Premier Agent, Crisi has been a licensed realtor for more than 15 years. During her career in real estate, her fiduciary responsibilities included residential, commercial, and investor clients for complex real estate transitions. She also facilitated timely closings, conducted complex negotiations, developed and executed marketing strategies, and managed budgets. Throughout her career, Crisi developed a reputation as an expert salesperson and master problem solver.

This is not Crisi’s first time at Contract Professionals, Inc. Crisi first joined the Contract Professionals, Inc. team in 1993. She was recruited by the management team to sit on the “Operations Action Team” in pursuit of ISO-9000. 

Crisi holds BA in Business Administration from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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