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Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

Butler Aerospace & Defense Windsor Locks Contractor
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Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Windsor Locks, CT (06096)


The ideal candidate will be creative, energetic, flexible, possess a positive attitude and be eager to apply and expand their engineering skills in a highly ethical manner while supporting the Integrated Product Development Team model in which he or she will have overall accountability to ensure products are manufactured to meet engineering requirements, program budgets, and program schedules through performing the following specific activities: Mentor Manufacturing Engineering associates on instilling a Design to Cost mind-set and work to stream line the delivery of manufacturing assembly documentation as well as its use by our lab personnel. Develop the specific methods and instructions for manufacture and/or assembly of products. Determine manufacturing feasibility to: Identify potential fabrication problems, Draw attention to special fabrication requirements and Ensure the latest developments in manufacturing technology are considered in the design phase. Establish design inherent cost targets which reflect hardware target cost. The Manufacturing Engineer works with the design team to insure that the proposed design is within the allowable cost. Participate in cost proposals by estimating Manufacturing Engineering tasks, tooling costs and developing manufacturing plans. Establish touch labor cost targets on shop/lab activities as requested. Define tool and gage requirements. Provide the necessary input and support to the tool design group. Ensure adequate tools and gages are available when needed in the process. Work with the Manufacturing Control Planner to establish the schedule for all Manufacturing Engineering and Assembly efforts. Provide support to all activities during the fabrication of the initial unit (first article) of each specific design to resolve processing problems. Review and implement engineering changes to determine feasibility, producibility and delta cost impact. Determine, implement and lead process improvement opportunities, business unit initiatives and corrective actions. Lead efforts to understand non-conformances and reduce Cost of Poor Quality. Lead 3P events, Value Stream Mapping events, and the implementation of Process Certification.

*Education / Certifications BS in Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a Technology Degree. 5+ years of experience required. *Experience/Qualifications Experience in determining manufacturing methods and writing manufacturing assembly documentation in order to assemble high quality, highly engineered hardware. Background courses in electrical design and/or manufacturing are desired. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and special processing, such as IPC-J-STD-001E/ES, NASA-STD-8739.1, and NASA-STD-8739.4, is desirable. Strong knowledge of Continuous improvement methods (ACE or the DMAIC model) and demonstrated use of their tools is desirable.

All leased labor are subject to a 10 panel drug test. The FAA Drug & Alcohol program is a special program requiring an additional 5-panel drug screen with training prior to starting their assignment

US Citizen candidates only


Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and competence without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


Skills required

Product Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance
Engineering Design Process
Production Control
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