- Lead a team of manufacturing engineers, providing guidance, coaching, and support to ensure the successful execution of projects and attainment of team objectives.
Process design, optimization, and documentation, to ensure efficient and cost-effective production.
Identify and resolve manufacturing issues, ensuring timely resolution and minimal impact on production.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the manufacturing engineering team and across the production floor.
- Identify areas for process optimization, cost reduction, and productivity improvement, and lead or participate in cross-functional improvement projects.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including design engineering, production, quality assurance, and supply chain, to ensure effective coordination and alignment of manufacturing engineering activities.
- Communicate regularly with stakeholders, providing updates on project status, key metrics, and improvement initiatives.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Advanced degree preferred.
- 5+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering, preferably in a defense or aerospace industry.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
- In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes, techniques, methodologies and material.
- Experience in implementing and driving continuous improvement initiatives
- Proficiency in using manufacturing software tools, CAD/CAM systems, and ERP systems.
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Knowledge of quality management systems and regulatory compliance standards.
- Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality results.