Manufacturing Engineer 5-axis Machining

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), an employee-owned company, is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer specializing in 5-axis machining to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The position will be responsible for providing technical expertise within a team to develop and implement 5-Axis machining process to meet engineering requirements for complex aerospace hardware, both prototypes and production, in a variety of materials including Inconel, Titanium, Aluminum, and composites. This position will be required to take ownership of the manufacturing processing for programs from conception to completion. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical expertise in 5-Axis machining
  • 5-Axis NC programming for machining
  • Proficient with 3D CAD/CAM software including modeling, ASY, BOM, drawing creation & CAM toolpaths
  • Tooling and fixture design
  • Create detailed work instructions, mfg. sketches, and other shop floor documentation
  • Work with vendors to determine product specifications
  • Understanding of model based definition and GD&T as well as customer specifications
  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems, using a data driven approach
  • Provide shop-floor support as necessary to resolve technical and manufacturing issues.
  • Work with the Estimating team, provide production times & related costing when quoting new work
  • Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances..
  • Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers
  • Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives

Basic Qualifications

BS Degree in Engineering, Materials, Manufacturing with 5 years’ experience.  


10+ years’ experience in manufacturing and machining, preferably in Aerospace environment.

  • Surfcam and/or CATIA CAM experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers, associates, departments, outside vendors, and other teams.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • SolidWorks CAD
  • Vericut 7 simulation experience
  • Flexible and capable of working in a complex environment
  • Good reporting and communication skills on project status and progress
  • Capable of interfacing professionally with customers and suppliers
  • Familiarity with ISO9000 and AS9100 industry standards, and common military specifications

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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