Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Posted: 01/15/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 168760 Pay Rate: $48.50

Job Description:

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring an Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

The Engineer manages large team or multiple projects in design and planning of layout for assembly and materials handling.

Adaptation of machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

Planning of sequence of operations and specification procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

Mentor Manufacturing Engineering associates on instilling a Design to Cost mind-set and work to stream line the delivery of manufacturing assembly documentation as well as its use by our lab personnel. Develop the specific methods and instructions for manufacture and/or assembly of products.

Determine manufacturing feasibility to 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.

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.



Bachelor’s degree required

Minimum of 5 years of experience as Manufacturing Engineer.

10- 15 years of experience required.

Experience in determining manufacturing methods and writing manufacturing assembly documentation in order to assemble high quality, highly engineered hardware.

Background courses in electrical design and/or manufacturing are desired.

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and special processing, such as IPC-J-STD-001E/ES, NASA-STD-8739.1, and NASA-STD-8739.4, is desirable.

Strong knowledge of Continuous improvement methods (ACE or the DMAIC model) and demonstrated use of their tools is desirable.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Nancy Boyce

Nancy Boyce is a Sr. Technical Recruiter with over 30 years' experience serving the Aerospace and Engineering industries.  Her favorite part of her job is working with a candidate through the whole process of getting them hired and then seeing them become successful in their career path.  The best way to contact Nancy is via phone or email

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