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Manufacturing Engineer, Die Casting


Astronics
Location: Clackamas
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
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Manufacturing Engineer, Die Casting

About the Organization
Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary
Astronics-PECO

Location
Clackamas, OR

Description

Astronics-PECO, located in Clackamas, Oregon, designs and manufactures highly engineered commercial aerospace interior components and systems for the aerospace industry. We specialize in Passenger Service Units (PSUs) which incorporate air handling, emergency oxygen, electrical power management and cabin lighting systems. We also manufacture a wide range of fuel access doors that meet stringent strength, fuel sealing and anti-corrosion requirements.

The purpose of this position is to develop and implement optimal, cost effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Specific focus will be on our Die Casting process.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will include the following duties and others as assigned.

* Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
* Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products including establishing goals, training and evaluating results.
* Monitors, maintains & develops aluminum and zinc die casting processes and shot profiles
* Accurately develops and maintains bills of materials and manufacturing plans.
* Self directs continuous improvement activities based on observation and awareness of wasteful processes, procedures or systems.
* Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
* Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
* Works in direct communication with customers and suppliers.
* Travels to customers and suppliers to support projects.
* Develops Manufacturing plans and Costed Bills of Material in support of quoting activities.
* Works with Supply Chain, Planning and Operations to ensure that the appropriate lead-times and costs are in Infor Syteline-9 ERP system, assuring proper stock levels.
* Performs and documents time studies.
* Mentors less experienced Manufacturing Engineers.
* Supports Operations personnel through problem-solving and by removing production obstacles.
* Attends Quality Manual Standards Training and applies Quality Standards accordingly.

This position may require knowledge of SOX / 404 internal audit controls and related documentation and this position may be responsible for the performance of various functions that may be an integral part of the Company’s overall SOX / 404 internal control structure.

Position Requirements

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experiences:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below each are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent; advanced degree preferred.
* Five or more years of related experience.
* Knowledgeable of Kaizen and Lean manufacturing techniques.
* Aerospace knowledge is strongly desired.
* A high degree of mechanical aptitude.
* Familiar with the data requirements for effective ERP/MRP system operations.
* Strong general computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office applications, Solid works, and flow analysis simulation software.
* Ability to perform problem analysis and problem resolution.
* Skilled at statistical analysis of manufacturing process data.
* Strong understanding of Design of Experiments (DOE) and 6 sigma process control.
* Strong project management skills; including the ability to guide and direct personnel.
* Planning and ability to think ahead and plan over a 3 – 6month time span.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Astronics-PECO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time

Travel Requirements

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
Title

Manufacturing Engineer, Die Casting

About the Organization
Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary
Astronics-PECO

Location
Clackamas, OR

Description

Astronics-PECO, located in Clackamas, Oregon, designs and manufactures highly engineered commercial aerospace interior components and systems for the aerospace industry. We specialize in Passenger Service Units (PSUs) which incorporate air handling, emergency oxygen, electrical power management and cabin lighting systems. We also manufacture a wide range of fuel access doors that meet stringent strength, fuel sealing and anti-corrosion requirements.

The purpose of this position is to develop and implement optimal, cost effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Specific focus will be on our Die Casting process.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will include the following duties and others as assigned.

* Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
* Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products including establishing goals, training and evaluating results.
* Monitors, maintains & develops aluminum and zinc die casting processes and shot profiles
* Accurately develops and maintains bills of materials and manufacturing plans.
* Self directs continuous improvement activities based on observation and awareness of wasteful processes, procedures or systems.
* Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
* Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
* Works in direct communication with customers and suppliers.
* Travels to customers and suppliers to support projects.
* Develops Manufacturing plans and Costed Bills of Material in support of quoting activities.
* Works with Supply Chain, Planning and Operations to ensure that the appropriate lead-times and costs are in Infor Syteline-9 ERP system, assuring proper stock levels.
* Performs and documents time studies.
* Mentors less experienced Manufacturing Engineers.
* Supports Operations personnel through problem-solving and by removing production obstacles.
* Attends Quality Manual Standards Training and applies Quality Standards accordingly.

This position may require knowledge of SOX / 404 internal audit controls and related documentation and this position may be responsible for the performance of various functions that may be an integral part of the Company’s overall SOX / 404 internal control structure.

Position Requirements

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experiences:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below each are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent; advanced degree preferred.
* Five or more years of related experience.
* Knowledgeable of Kaizen and Lean manufacturing techniques.
* Aerospace knowledge is strongly desired.
* A high degree of mechanical aptitude.
* Familiar with the data requirements for effective ERP/MRP system operations.
* Strong general computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office applications, Solid works, and flow analysis simulation software.
* Ability to perform problem analysis and problem resolution.
* Skilled at statistical analysis of manufacturing process data.
* Strong understanding of Design of Experiments (DOE) and 6 sigma process control.
* Strong project management skills; including the ability to guide and direct personnel.
* Planning and ability to think ahead and plan over a 3 – 6month time span.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Astronics-PECO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time

Travel Requirements

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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