Manufacturing Engineer - Machining (5-Axis)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a talented 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 Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for creating and the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes related to 5-axis machined parts and assembly. The candidate will provide technical expertise within a team to develop and implement those processes that 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:

  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems, using a data driven approach
  • Assists in making recommendations to reduce costs and improve manufacturability and quality on new or existing parts
  • 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
  • Work with programmers and machinists to develop process flow to develop work packages and solve development solutions
  • Analyze and evaluate manufacturing methods and standards problems providing solutions that positively affect cost, operator safety, productivity and quality
  • Proficient with 3D CAD/CAM software including modeling, ASSY, BOM, drawing creation
  • Creates manufacturing models and drawing packages for manufacture
  • 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
  • Assist in developing fabrication and assembly fixtures
  • Assist in developing project set-up and changeover procedures

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's of Science in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience in process/manufacturing engineering for machined components.

Candidate must have at least ten (10) years of experience in manufacturing and machining, preferably in Aerospace environment.

Candidate must have experience performing edits to BOMs and Routings in an ERP/MRP system

Candidate must be able to read, create and interpret drawing with GD&T.

Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge with ISO9000 and AS9100 industry standards and common military specifications.

Candidate must have experience with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and CAD software tools.

Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

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

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • SolidWorks, CREO, CATIA experience
  • Surfcam and/or CATIA CAM experience and Vericut simulation experience
  • CostPoint ERP/MRP experience
  • Lean Manufacturing Principles and Application
  • Tooling and Fixture Design
  • Certified GD&T knowledge
  • Military and Aerospace assembly techniques

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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