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Manufacturing Engineer II

Company: Winc Australia
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

The Manufacturing Engineer designs and operates the manufacturing systems for AeroVironment's Unmanned Air Vehicles. In this role, the Manufacturing Engineer chooses the best technologies and processes for manufacturing, planning and designing the factory as well as managing the maintenance & continuous improvement of the manufacturing process. One has strong knowledge in manufacturing production processes, specifically creating and monitoring automated systems and new technology development. Position Responsibilities

  • Develops, maintains, and improves manufacturing processes with a focus on efficiency and quality
  • Helps implement Lean Manufacturing principles and apply Six Sigma methodology to achieve continuous improvement in productivity, quality, and lead time reduction
  • Analyze production metrics (yields, capacity, cost, and process capability) to trigger and lead improvement projects
  • Establishes and maintains standard hours and sequence of operations for current and future production processes
  • Generates and updates work instructions, assembly procedures, and supporting documentation controlling the manufacturing process
  • Lead root cause analysis and problem solving to resolve issues related to materials, design, equipment, and people
  • Works on Manufacturing Strategies and capacity models for new and current products, including estimation and maintenance of capital requisitions
  • Designs and optimizes manufacturing workflow and layout of equipment for maximum efficiency
  • Cost estimating of new tooling and fixtures required to support production floor. Leads Make/Buy analysis on assemblies with cross-functional team
  • Performs Design for Manufacturing, cost, and reliability analysis on new products with the design engineering team
  • Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques
  • Other duties as assigned Special Requirements
    U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or--asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required. Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)
    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or similar field is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of experience in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Test Engineering or similar field in Aerospace, Automotive, or Commercial industries
    • Experienced in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies and tools for process development and control
    • Experienced with electro-mechanical manufacturing, drawings, procedures and Bill of Materials
    • Advanced user in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access, Project)
    • Experienced with MiniTab, Oracle, Agile, and CAD programs (SolidWorks is preferred) Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies
      • Has effective analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Excels at teamwork, collaboration and putting the success of the team above one's own interests
      • Organization/planning, communication (oral and written), time management, conflict management, ability to manage stress, deadlines and work independently
      • Effectively communicates with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities and other considerations to facilitate and improve production processes
      • Ability to apply statistical analysis to optimize production work flows and production layouts
      • Master problem solver familiar with root cause analysis techniques
      • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
      • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
      • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
      • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company Physical Demands
        • Ability to work in an office and manufacturing environment (Constant)
        • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent) This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations ("ITAR") and/or the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A "U.S. person" according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR -- 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements. Benefits and Time Off: AV offers an excellent--benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more--information about our company benefit offerings please--visit: http://www.avinc.com/myavbenefits . Principals only need apply. NO agencies--please. Who We Are Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed. What We Do Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's-- hand-launched UAS --to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition. AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment--opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition--nor--disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may appy.

Keywords: Winc Australia, Simi Valley , Manufacturing Engineer II, Engineering , Simi Valley, California

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