Manufacturing Engineer

Date Posted: 
Company Name: 
Zodiac Aerospace
Job Location: 
Huntington Beach , CA
Contact Name: 
Adhi Tjandra
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Job Description

Since 1896, Zodiac Aerospace has been contributing to the development of aeronautics. Following our pioneering spirit, Zodiac continues to advance in aerospace equipment and systems. Currently employing over 26,000 people worldwide, Zodiac continues to support the needs of our clients through innovation and responsiveness to market challenges. Zodiac Cabin is the world’s leading provider of integrated cabin interiors. Our mission is to design, certify, manufacture, and support the world’s most innovative aircraft interiors and composite structures.

The Manufacturing Engineer supports the engineering and production departments with respect to the manufacturing of aircraft interior products by solving manufacturing issues and reducing the time to manufacture products with the implementation of time saving measures. The Manufacturing Engineer will ensure the quality, integrity and certification properties of products manufactured is maintained or improved.

Summary of Duties
 Act as shop liaison between design engineers and production to ensure products are built to specifications and engineering documents.
 Provide feedback to design engineering to improve product design for ease of manufacturing, optimization of cost, weight reduction and time to manufacture product.
 Prepare engineering change notices (ECNs) as required to support manufacturing and quality of parts produced.
 Identify and, if necessary, design and deploy tooling to aid in production processes.
 Ensure standardization and compliance to engineering, customer and company specification for processes employed in the production of interior products.
 Solve manufacturing issues and communicate solutions to design engineering.
 Establish manufacturing line set up for new products for optimal production with respect to time and cost.
 Provide assistance to production personal for all facets related to manufacturing of product.

Level 3 Qualifications :
Education: BS in Industrial, Aeronautical, Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering preferred.
Experience: 6+ years.
Computer Skills: Proficient with Windows Operating System®, Office XP®., AutoCAD.
Other Skills: Experience with airworthiness regulations, and LEAN tools such as Valve Stream Mapping (VSM) “5S”. Advanced knowledge of pull systems standardized work and strong problem solving skills.
Level: Senior

Conditions of Employment:
1. Requires fluent communication in English language.
2. Employment status may be part-time, full-time, or temporary.
3. Travel may be required.
4. Extended or irregular hours may be required.

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled