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Manufacturing Engineer

at Aurora Flight Sciences

Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Reference #: 2106
Keywords: electronic

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Bridgeport, WV

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  • Service the development, production and delivery of aerostructure components and assemblies.
  • Create and maintain Engineering masters and operations work orders through an electronic ERP System (SAP).
  • Create part inspection check lists, first article inspections, manufacturing planning documents, inspection sheets, request for change inquiries, purchase orders, inspection drawings, prepare bid packages for the suppliers/vendors, prepare basis of estimates and quotes in support of business proposals, provide support to the production floor with drawing and technical specifications interpretations.
  • Main interface with internal or external design engineering services.
  • Prevent process bottlenecks and improve processes for the manufacturing engineering activities.
  • Follow established company procedures and project execution processes.
  • Performs to individual and company objectives and metrics. Incorporates lean manufacturing principles and participates in process improvement initiatives.


  • BS degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology (Mechanical/Manufacturing/Aerospace preferred) from an accredited university. 
  • 5+ years experience within composite or metal aerostructure manufacturing and assembly.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
  • Experience with GD&T tolerance, assembly sequencing, and producibility utilizing Catia V5 (composites experience highly desirable)
  • Experience utilizing ERP/MRP planning systems and bill of material interrogation for process planning. 
  • Must also understand the financial and scheduling metrics in successfully executing a program. 
  • Experience with fabrication of various metals a plus. 
  • Must be a US Person 
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work in a composite or metal manufacturing environment.


  • May be required to support extended or alternate shifts.
  • Teamwork - Provides and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Judgement - Planning/Organizing – Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic prioritized action plans.
  • Professionalism -  Maintains composure and Professionalism under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Dependability - Keeps commitments, completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively. Have the ability to work from the design for a product and develop processes for production, standards, and quality control.