Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 12-31-2018
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours 
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will:

Provide expertise and experience in manufacturing engineering to lead and drive innovations throughout the manufacturing facility, enhancing manufacturing technical operations.
Manage a variety of small to large and complex projects, including flight and non-flight hardware, GSE, Test support and commercialization projects.
Perform manufacturing process development and new equipment research and installation.
Serve as liaison between Customers, NASA, Projects, Design, and others for project definition, scope, changes and revisions.
Coordinate manufacturing efforts from early design through manufacturing and assembly.
Evaluate part designs for cost effective manufacturing and successful assembly.
Identify long lead materials and fasteners and assist in procurement to preserve project schedules.
Estimate manufacturing/shop processing times for a variety of parts and assemblies for planning and scheduling purposes.
Assist in materials and hardware procurement process.
Track design projects from initiation, and assess project readiness to enter the manufacturing phase.


Required Education/Experience/Skills:
  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of direct experience, or a MS degree from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years of direct experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct experience.
  • Excellent verbal communication and written presentation skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in leading and managing a high performing team.
  • Effectively organize, manage and prioritize responsibilities for multiple projects with overlapping schedule demands.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with emphasis in CNC, lathes, mills, and sheet metal fabrication.
  • Strong computer skills and experience in utilizing software tools such as ACAD, ProE, Microsoft Word and Excel, Office, Outlook, and Project.
  • Able to make independent, technical and tactical decisions with a high attentiveness to detail.
  • 10-15 years experience in a manufacturing environment with emphasis in CNC, lathes, mills, and sheet metal fabrication.
  • Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing degree and ten years of experience in the field.
  • Experience with machining, sheet metal fabrication, welding, and composites manufacturing.
  • Experience in Aerospace, Defense or Automotive manufacturing environment.
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