Sr. Process Engineer in Houston at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/20/2020

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Sr. Process Engineer
The Sr. Process Engineer develops new or modified process formulations, defines processing or handling equipment requirements and specifications, and reviews processing techniques and methods applied in the manufacture, fabrication, and evaluation of products. Involvement may begin at any step from pilot plant to full-scale manufacturing. Coordinates design requirement review with appropriate engineering/scientific personnel to ensure compatibility of processing methods. Compiles and evaluates test data to determine appropriate limits and variables for process or material specifications. May conceive and plan projects involving definition and selection of new concepts, equipment automation technology, and approaches in the processing or development of new or improved processes.
Your Challenge

  • Implement 6S methodology to targeted areas.

  • Implement process improvements in the Thermal Spray, Machine Shop and Grind Shops.

  • Develop tooling and fixtures to improve efficiency.

  • Act as MRB, to disposition non-conformances and implement corrective actions.

  • Leads and is accountable for new product development activities within specified product line(s).

  • Maintains the status of all development activities and appropriately communicates with internal and external customers.

  • Ensures a thorough and effective transition of new products and processes into production.

  • Coordinates the completion and issuance of cost estimates.

  • Develops process planning, incorporating customer requirements and coordinating reviews with CW quality and production personnel. Sends plans to customer for approval as required.

  • Ensures the effective design of production tooling.

  • Manages the issuance and accuracy of production work instructions.

  • Develops robotic programs related to product development.

  • Participates in production throughput improvement activities to support cycle time reduction efforts.

  • Manages the standard costs across product line.

  • Interfaces with customers in regards to development and process activity status.
Your Expertise

  • 5 years of relevant experience.

  • 2 or more years of Thermal Spray, Machining or Grinding experience are a plus.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.

  • Ability to solve technical projects through personal research, vendor and customer communication.
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.