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Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Posted: 01/24/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 191731

Job Description

 HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.

**Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer**

The responsibilities include:

  • working on the manufacturing of highly complex assemblies for Space and Sea, such as heat exchangers, pumps, fans, and pressurized accumulators.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • This position will be responsible for determining mechanical manufacturing methods for hardware and ensuring that the processes are available.
  • Candidate will create manufacturing assembly documentation, concept tools and provide technical assistance to assemble high quality, high engineered hardware for use in Life support and Thermal control applications as well as to the external suppliers.
  • Will support failure investigations, determine root cause of failure, and implement corrective actions and disposition of non-conforming hardware, all in support of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Determine and create the sequence of larger and more complex operations and installations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other processes, including disassembly/assembly and repairs, to ensure efficiency and optimize performance.
  • Candidate must ensure processes and procedures comply with all applicable Environmental, Health and Safety requirements as well as all the applicable quality requirements.
  • Identifies opportunities or implements changes, on a need basis, to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials, and parts to optimize productivity and ensure optimal use of resources.
  • Must be able to perform cost estimates, work to schedules, and write procedures and policies.
  • Must be able to review drawings and concepts and resolve producibility concerns, such as providing recommendations concerning acquisition and use of new technological equipment and materials.
  • Must be able work well in an integrated product development team and design environment.
  • Candidate will present to senior management on various topics, be involved with, and implement additional initiatives, such as ACE, Process Certification, Manufacturing Process Reviews, Lean Manufacturing and EH&S projects.
  • Candidate must possess a positive attitude and be able to communicate well within an integrated product development team, staff and management.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.
  • OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with a modeling and/or design package such as Creo is desired.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, machining concepts and special processing such as welding and brazing, is desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of Continuous improvement methods and demonstrated use of their tools, such as Shainen Red X, Taguchi Design of Experiment, Dmaic, Ishikawa and Fault Tree Analysis is desirable.
  • Experience with a MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) system is desirable.
  • Previous experience in Life Support and/or Thermal Control hardware is highly desirable.
  • This job is onsite.

Additional Information

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.

Meet Your Recruiter

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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