Process Engineer in Houston at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/20/2020

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Job Description


The Opportunity | Thermal Spray Engineer


Under general direction, the Thermal Spray Engineer will develop new or modify process formulations, define processing or handling equipment requirements and specifications, and review processing techniques and methods applied in the manufacture, fabrication, and evaluation of products, with the objective to produce new products/processes, improve quality, increase efficiency and reduce cost. Involvement may begin at any step from pilot plant to full-scale manufacturing. They will also be responsible for coordinating design requirement reviews with appropriate engineering/scientific personnel to ensure compatibility of processing methods.


Your Challenge



  • Performs various analysis, design and/or assembly related to product design, manufacturing, software or hardware engineering projects.

  • Defines, interprets and develops quality standards for receiving, in-process and final inspection in accordance with company and contractual requirements.

  • Investigates and analyzes a variety of technical manufacturing and customer issues providing technical assistance in establishing procedures and methods. Reviews and evaluates complex in-process rejections and trends implementing corrective action as needed.

  • Reviews and evaluates a variety of routine and semi-routine in-process rejections and trends implementing corrective action as needed. Interfaces with customers, vendors and all company departments to resolve technical and quality problems.

  • Performs technical surveillance of a semi-routine nature in the control of product, design concepts, software and specification requirements.


Your Expertise



  • 5-10 years of robotics programming and thermal spray experience

  • Prior Robotics programming and/or Thermal Spray experience.

  • Prior experience within an oil & gas, Aerospace, or manufacturing industry.

  • Good understanding of release process, product flow charts, and concurrent engineering principals and methodology.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.

  • Works well as a cross-functional team member.

  • Understanding of project management with strong analytical skills, interpersonal skills, and understanding of MS Office (Project, Excel, PowerPoint).


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.