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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Chemring Energetic Devices
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Experienced Manufacturing Engineer with a proven history of product optimization, tooling and fixture design, and process improvements. Responsible for support of existing legacy devices throughout the product lifecycle and managing Product Improvement Programs with minimal management oversight. Candidate must possess a diversified skillset, with a demonstrated ability to identify lean and continuous improvement opportunities, while supporting operational core processes. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Develop and implement production processing methods and controls in accordance with quality standards in the most cost effective manner with minimal management oversight. 2. Champion Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations utilizing structured problem solving methodologies such as Fishbone Diagrams or Fault Trees. 3. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure functionality of all manufacturing equipment and assets required to satisfy program requirements. 4. Provide technical and hands-on support to production operations teams, resolving line-down situations and promoting operational sustainability with minimal management oversight. 5. Participate in design reviews and technical interchange meetings with CED design staff to assure manufacturability of components and systems. 6. Become technical expert for key manufacturing processes such as material loading, powder dispensing, welding, engraving, and assembly applications for responsible programs. 7. Perform technical evaluations of non-conforming hardware, providing Engineering dispositions and recommendations with minimal management oversight. 8. Manage Product/Production Improvement Programs to drive measurable improvements in bottom line growth; responsible for schedule, cost, and scope. 9. Maintain organization and priorities while supporting multiple concurrent programs with minimal supervision. Job Requirements:QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : 1. Permanent resident of the United States (ITAR restrictions). 2. Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering from four-year college or university and 5 years of experience in a related industry. 3. Must enjoy working in a fast paced, work intensive, and milestone driven culture and capable of working with peers and members of other departments on a multidisciplinary team. 4. Ability to prioritize and maintain multiple schedules. 5. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. 6. Previous experience working with pyrotechnic devices, energetic materials or high pressure gas systems a plus. 7. Must be eligible to possess explosives under the Safe Explosives Act of 2003 (as amended) as required by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) for all employees of Chemring Energetic Devices. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The description of the physical demands and the work environment characteristics here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform and those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move heavier weight necessary at times. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. However, on some instances this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Keywords: Chemring Energetic Devices, Downers Grove , Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Downers Grove, Illinois

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