Manufacturing Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Manufacturing Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, aerospace, cyber, space and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This position will support all manufacturing locations to develop, document, and execute manufacturing processes, systems, and procedures to support fabrication, machining, welding, painting, and assembly integration and test. The candidate will provide technical expertise to develop and implement processes that meet engineering requirements for complex aerospace and defense hardware, both prototypes and production.

This position will collaborate with the site manufacturing engineering teams to implement functional excellence and standardization across all plants through documentation and implementation of functional processes for programs from conception to completion with an emphasis to optimize productivity.

The Manufacturing Engineer role will also provide critical input in formulating manufacturing strategies, defining business processes, and driving engineering standards throughout the sites.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Support the development and implementation of manufacturing systems with close partnership with the manufacturing sites.
  • Assist the site manufacturing teams with the development, justification, and execution of programs. This will include production launch activities, plant layouts, and manufacturing systems.
  • Identify, prioritize, and implement solutions for process and system improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborate with corporate MES deployment team to implement, sustain, and provide continuous improvement efforts for the system’s daily use at all manufacturing sites.
  • Fostering an environment of continuous improvement through sharing of best practices within all manufacturing sites.

The candidate selected for this position will support the execution of multiple simultaneous and diverse manufacturing activities. This will be a dynamic environment and a high growth area.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in engineering or equivalent technical discipline with 3+ years of experience OR High school diploma with 5 years of experience.
  • Candidate must have experience in manufacturing engineering functional support teams for Defense, Aerospace, Space or Commercial projects with an understanding of manufacturing engineering and quality requirements for such projects.
  • Technical experience in the creation of manufacturing strategies including make/buy decisions, equipment requirements, process definition, work area layout, tooling requirements, takt time evaluation, and capacity planning.
  • Ability to effectively work across multiple teams to drive manufacturing excellence across plants.
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Deltek Costpoint accounting software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Solumina MES software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Agile PLM engineering design data management software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with AS9100, IPC, and common military specifications.
  • Strong personnel, planning, and project management skills

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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