Manufacturing Engineer

Industrial & Manufacturing

Industry:

Aerospace & Defense

Location:

Buena Park, CA

Function:

Engineering

Seniority:

Pre-MBA

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Position details

Client / Situation

  • Our client designs, manufactures, and markets highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets
  • They engaged us to find a Manufacturing Engineer who will design, maintain and control the manufacturing processes used by the company to maximize process flow and efficiency

Objectives / Mandate

  • Develop, define, and implement manufacturing assembly processes and the means by which manufacturing processes are controlled and improved
  • Define sequence of operations by creating, releasing and controlling production routes
  • Maintain routers in standard library of operations in ERP system
  • Establish and document Labor Time Standards for each operation in the standard library
  • Document production process requirements by creating Production Specifications and manufacturing assembly instructions
  • Implement and maintain Statistical Process Controls of production processes
  • Review and write assembly and process procedures, including detailed production station instructions/visual aids, and recommends change when necessary
  • Examine and suggest improvements to tooling, machinery, processes, specifications, procedures, drawings, etc.
  • Develop feasibility studies relating to the purchase of special equipment/machines and initiates Return on Investment (ROI) and cost reduction support data
  • Understand how to read complex schematics and use test equipment for troubleshooting product

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