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Composite/Manufacturing Engineer




Layton, UT 84040

Job Description

* Education/Training (both required and desired):
+ Bachelors Degree in relevant engineering or science discipline required

* Experience:
+ 5+ years of professional experience in the required task area
+ Per contract an additional 5 years of experience is required
+ 10+ years of experience designing composite products, tooling, and defining/optimizing processes
+ 7+ years in a role supporting manufacturing engineering and production/operations
+ Experience reading and creating drawings required
+ Experience with SolidWorks modeling required, experience with CATIA is a plus
+ Experience with AS9100 and/or NADCAP preferred
+ Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt preferred

* Security:
+ Must be a US citizen
+ Ability to obtain a security clearance may be required

Expertise and Functions

* Provide Engineering oversight and technical direction on composite product and tool designs, material selection, manufacturing processes, manufacturing equipment, and product inspection

* Design tooling to manufacture, repair, assemble, and inspect parts

* Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities and provide recommendations for process optimization

* Estimate production costs and participate in bids/proposals

* Lead PFMEA/DFMEA efforts, design reviews, and participate in Change Control Board meetings to ensure product requirements are satisfied and quality, cost, schedule and safety goals are met.

* Ability to detect, identify and solve problems that occur during hand layup, automated layup, bonding, autoclave cure, machining, NDI, assembly and final inspection processes

* Strong proven experience with analyzing prints and models, understanding and applying aerospace specifications to product realization

* Lead teams in root cause analysis and contribute significantly to continuous process improvement efforts

* Lead First Article Inspection efforts on new products and assist in training

* Write and review work instructions to increase production throughput. Review in-process inspection plans and approve variance reports

* Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications

* Maintain compliance to government regulations

* Some travel required

* Excellent written and oral communication skills utilizing Visual Management techniques

* Self-Starter / Self-Motivated / Flexible team player / Honest with good integrity

* Positive customer focused attitude - comfortable exploring new business opportunities with potential customers and taking an active role in business development

* Enjoy fast pace and rapidly changing environment

* Professional demeanor, with respect for people in all situations

* Build strong and collaborative relationships with upper management, peers and production team members

* Desire and ability to mentor and train junior engineers

KIHOMAC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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