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Manufacturing Engineer II

Company Name:
Crane Aerospace & Electronics
Formed in 1999, _Crane Aerospace & Electronics_ , a _Crane Co._ Segment, is known for its technical strength, proven product reliability, innovative solutions and overall value. Crane Aerospace & Electronics is ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified and committed to world-class processes.
From application engineering through design and manufacturing, Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers a comprehensive approach to product specification, design certification and service. Whether you're looking for a standard product or a custom-designed system, Crane Aerospace & Electronics has the experience to deliver the solutions you need.
We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.
We look for flexible professionals who are capable of working with a minimum of supervision and can adapt to changing environments. We look for people who are challenged by other people, who like being around well-educated, well-versed professionals. For these people, Crane Aerospace & Electronics provides a creative outlet and high level of participation. People in the company build the company. Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers a drug-free work environment, with drug screening of all candidates accepting employment.
We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for _Engineer II, Manufacturing_ .
Job Overview:
Apply knowledge of materials and engineering theory and methods to design, integrate, and improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work to refine product designs to increase product manufacturability and cost effectiveness.
Performs a variety of complicated tasks; Works under general supervision; Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
In this position, you will be responsible for developing and implementing optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls. Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products and processes.
Responsibilities:
Develop, implement, and maintain processes, process controls, new materials evaluations, and automated equipment. Support of material review board (MRB) actions on incoming, internally manufactured, and assembly-related non-conforming product. Interface with suppliers and customers to resolve material or process related production issues and concerns. Support of Internal Design Reviews, Program Readiness Reviews, Design for Manufacturability, New Product Introduction (NPI) development and reviews. Preparation of written documentation for, material, processes, equipment, and process controls including SPC, FMEA, Problem Solving, etc. Design and conduct statistical Design of Experiments (DOE) to support engineering testing, root cause analyses, and corrective actions. Implement, use, or maintain Lean principles to drive daily production efficiencies ?Conduct capital equipment selection and justification. Be able to communicate complex technical issues both in writing and orally to multiple levels of management as well as to production operators.
Essential Job Functions:
Study, analyze and design methods, procedures, processes, layouts, flow, fixtures and tooling as relevant to meet job objective
Investigate, prepare and recommend manufacturing cost reduction and product improvement programs
Identify and recommend resolution of existing or imminent manufacturing problems
Participate in the review and evaluation of new product designs or design changes
As authorized, independently search out assignments, evaluate feasibility, predict results, conceive and develop plan for implementation and follow-up
Review and analyze design change requests initiated by manufacturing personnel to determine feasibility, validity, savings, effect on design and verify justification for change
Advise engineering of manufacturing capabilities
Evaluate, test and select facilities, equipment and materials required for manufacturing in conjunction with product supervision, purchasing and other groups
Perform a variety of cost analyses, e.g., cost estimates for quotations or "make or buy" decisions
May also perform any and all of the following:
Direct work activities of employees of lower classifications when assigned
Serve as project leader in activities requiring joint efforts by other groups
Develop manufacturing operating instructions
Develop procedures and train assemblers and operators in machine operations, process or assembly applications
Serve on, or assist, MRB
Coordinate with vendors and customers as required during course of assignment
Minimum Qualifications:
__Experience__: 4+ years of experience in the field or in a related area.
__Knowledge__: Thorough knowledge of modern manufacturing methods, techniques, equipment and processes as applied in the design, development and manufacture of electronic products; Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods; Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Knowledge of LEAN and Six Sigma tools desirable.
__Skills__: Critical thinking; Active listening; Time management; Data analysis; Complex problem solving; Judgment and decision making.
__Ability__: Problem sensitivity; Verbal and written comprehension and expression.
__Education__/__Certification__: Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering.
__Eligibility Requirement__: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
Work Environment:
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to safety glasses, heel straps, and shop coats.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.
In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Crane Co. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religions, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Location: Lynnwood, WA
Req No.: 3394

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