Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineering in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/12/2021

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Job Description

Founded in 1951 to meet the special severe service valve requirements of the United States Nuclear Navy, Target Rock is today the premier supplier of highly engineered, valves and related products to both the U.S. Navy nuclear fleet and the global nuclear power generation industry. The first Target Rock valves were installed on the U.S.S. Nautilus, the U.S. Navy's first nuclear powered submarine.

Target Rock valves continue to be the valve of choice for the U.S. Navy and they are installed on nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers commissioned by the United States. Since those early days, Target Rock has expanded to be an excellent designer of critical solenoid valves for nuclear power reactors. We were also one of the first recipients of the ASME "N" stamp in the early 1970s. With over 6,000 valves installed in nuclear safety-related applications worldwide, Target Rock has the proven products and experience to handle the nuclear power industry's most difficult applications. Find out more information and view our products here: https://www.cw-valvegroup.com/About/Target-Rock

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineering

The Manufacturing Supervisor (CNC) has total responsibility for departmental day-to-day activities including the planning and delegating of workload for the Manufacturing Engineering Department. This individual will manage a staff of CNC Programmers and/or Manufacturing Engineers, who generate step-by-step, preplanned manufacturing methods and/or processes, including the planning and/or procurement of required tooling (fixtures, cutting tools, CNC programs). They will support new programs by developing new manufacturing processes, designing tooling, equipment and developing production methods. Additionally, they will need to select and/or recommend new manufacturing equipment to ensure satisfactory implementation of the planned manufacturing production.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Design tooling and/or manufacturing equipment of varying types for use in the manufacturing of the Company's products.
  • Develops manufacturing processes, methods, and production plans for new parts and/or subassemblies, including complete CNC machine programs. Supervises their implementation to ensure satisfactory utilization
  • Supervises set-up of new equipment. Ensures the satisfactory operation and instructs others to use the new equipment properly.
  • Ensures adherence to Company's and departmental procedures that promote quality of the products and accuracy of documentation.
  • Stays informed concerning new manufacturing technology and equipment. Investigates their potential applications to the Company's products and provide recommendations as applicable and/or feasible.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Generates and/or approves manufacturing quotations/estimates.
  • Reviews/participates in periodically generated Estimated-To-Complete (ETC) to ensure productivity is within established standard/defined manufacturing budgets.
  • Reviews, redesigns, or replaces, as applicable, existing defined operation sheets to enhance quality and/or productivity.
  • Manufacturing/Engineering liaison.
  • Performs/participates in design reviews related to manufacturability and cost.
  • Interacts with tool suppliers. Recommends purchase of new tooling and/or new technology for the Company's applications.

Your Expertise:

  • Diversified background concerning mechanical principles, machining practices, the properties of metals, and application of mathematics and dimensions to production equipment and tooling.
  • Strong drafting skills concerning machine shop practices and techniques.
  • Able to mentally visualize and comprehend manufacturing processes, phases, equipment, and tooling interactions to economically solve production problems in a timely manner.
  • Strong computer -- controlled machine tools applications.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience with a minimum of one (1) year in supervisory/managerial responsibilities.
  • BSME degree or a BS degree with a concentration and/or equivalent experience in mechanical/ industrial technology. Computer literate -- CAD/CAM experience required.
  • Mastercam CAD/CAM Software Version X4 or greater with Solid Modeling. Working Knowledge of DNC Server Systems, Microsoft Office Applications.

This position may require exposure to information which 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.

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