4 months ago
UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. ISR & Space Systems is a business unit within UTAS and our products reside in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea and on the ground. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. The ISR & Space Systems business has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology for over 85 years. Within ISR & Space Systems we design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station (including space suits) and also undersea in submarines.
We are now looking highly motivated and technically sound 2nd shift candidates to join Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer Group.
The ideal candidate will be creative, energetic, flexible, possess a positive attitude and be eager to apply and expand their engineering skills in a highly ethical manner while supporting the Integrated Product Development Team model in which he or she will have overall accountability to ensure products are manufactured to meet engineering requirements, program budgets, and program schedules through performing the following specific activities: Develop the specific methods and instructions for manufacture and/or assembly of products. Determine manufacturing feasibility, Identify potential fabrication problems, Draw attention to special fabrication requirements, and Ensure the latest developments in manufacturing technology are considered in the design phase. Establish design inherent cost targets which reflect hardware target cost. The Manufacturing Engineer works with the design team to insure that the proposed design is within the allowable cost. Participate in cost proposals by estimating Manufacturing Engineering tasks, tooling costs and developing manufacturing plans. Establish touch labor cost targets on shop/lab activities as requested. Define tool and gage requirements. Provide the necessary input and support to the tool design group. Ensure adequate tools and gages are available when needed in the process. Work with the Manufacturing Control Planner to establish the schedule for all Manufacturing Engineering and Assembly efforts. Provide support to all activities during the fabrication of the initial unit (first article) of each specific design to resolve processing problems. Review and implement engineering changes to determine feasibility, producibility and delta cost impact. Determine, implement and lead process improvement opportunities, business unit initiatives and corrective actions. Lead efforts to understand non-conformances and reduce Cost of Poor Quality. Lead 3P events, Value Stream Mapping events, and the implementation of Process Certification.
Qualification: Experience in determining manufacturing methods and writing manufacturing assembly documentation in order to assemble high quality, highly engineered hardware.
* Background courses in mechanical design and/or manufacturing are desired.
* Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, machining concepts and special processing, such as welding and brazing, is desirable.
* Strong knowledge of Continuous improvement methods (ACE or the DMAIC model) and demonstrated use of their tools is desirable
* 4 to 6 years of experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or MBA is a bonus. Familiarity with DOORs and Standard Work Tool
"This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with NASA guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA’s regulation SUBPART 1835.5 Drug-Free Workforce."
Education: BS in Electrical Engineering or Bachelors in Electronics or Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a Technology Degree.
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