Software Engineer - Digital Manufacturing Transformation in Brecksville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/18/2022

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Job Description

The Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an American-based, global diversified product manufacturer and service provider for the commercial, industrial, defense, and energy markets.

Farris Engineering, a Curtiss Wright company, is a world leader in the design and production of a wide range of spring-loaded and pilot-operated pressure relief valves. Farris Engineering is headquartered in Brecksville, OH, a suburb South of Cleveland, OH. The Brecksville plant is home to sales, marketing, finance, valve manufacturing, test, engineering, quality and global supply chain functions. Farris Engineering serves the global Pressure Relief Valve market with additional locations in:

  • Brantford, Ontario, CA -- Manufacturing & Purchasing
  • Tianjin, China -- Manufacturing & China Sourcing / Purchasing
  • Corby, UK -- Assembly & regional sales
  • Sao Carlos, Brazil -- Assembly & regional sales

Software Engineer -- Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Unique position, new role for the business, geared to provide software/programming experience to support our digital operational transformation including visual work instructions, machine monitoring, implementing Industry 4.0 currently working with a provider in the early stages of digitalization. Under general direction, performs a variety of software and/or hardware engineering activities of an analysis, design or test nature. Participates on project teams and provides guidance to less experienced engineers and technical staff. Plans, conducts and may supervise research, development or installation of products and systems in conformance with engineering design and customer specification.

Location: Brecksville, OH

Your Challenge:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports. Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. Study processes to determine where and how application of equipment can be improved and enhanced.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications. Assist in developing the structural design of products, and provide feedback to design engineers on customer problem.
  • Review and execute opportunities to enhance the automation of processes including but not limited to Machining, Material Handling, Assembly, Test throughout the operation using methods of continuous improvements, iteratively improvement methods with supporting departments and supervisors.
  • Track project schedule and costs. Report schedule escapes and cost overruns to management. Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering, construction, or extraction projects, and prepare contract documents.
  • Utilize technical background to drive digital platform; daily measuring of operations, monthly roll ups, audit roll ups, pareto of issues, integrate with tiered accountability boards, create visual instructions, assembly instructions, business tools all in an effort to support industry 4.0 and digitalize data throughout the business.

Your Expertise:

  • 2+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical Technology Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with HTML, PHP, SQL, Java Script languages
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with knowledge of MS Office.
  • PowerBI experience and Scout Systems Experienced Preferred
  • Digitalization Focus including supporting machine monitoring and visual work instructions, Converting Data to Information, Implementing Automation as identified through business processes (Transactional or operational).
  • Experience with mathematical concepts (probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry) and apply concepts to practical situations.
  • Experience with CAD software and continuous improvement.

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #IND