Manufacturing Engineer in Shelby at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/20/2021

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Job Description

Curtiss-Wright Actuation Division designs, manufactures, and supports electro-mechanical actuation products and systems for use in demanding applications in Aerospace, Defense, and Industrial Automation markets. Our market leading solutions help improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of our customers' operations and platforms, as well as reducing their environmental impact with energy efficient electro-mechanical designs and technology. For the Aerospace market, we supply actuation systems for flight control, landing gear, utility, and other applications on both commercial and military aircraft.

In Ground & Naval Defense markets, we support a wide array of applications ranging from door assist, ramp and hatch actuation, weapons handling systems, radar and launch platform actuation, and robotic (AUV/ROV) actuation.

In Industrial Automation, our Exlar® actuators are globally recognized as a leading brand offering high power density, precision, and reliability for machine/process applications in automotive, food & beverage, oil & gas, robotics, entertainment, and many other industries.

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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.

Manufacturing Engineer

Under general supervision, performs various routine analyses, design and related to manufacturing projects. Develops, implements, and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies. Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products. Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.

Location: Shelby, NC

Your Challenge:

  • Establishes Manufacturing process flow and work instruction
  • Create and update manufacturing standard procedure, which defines specific manufacturing processes
  • Performs various operational or methods analyses related to labor standards and reviews product/project flow data, equipment, and labor requirements for use in conducting manufacturing operations, increasing productivity, and reducing production unit cost
  • Assist in the evaluation of engineering changes and/or other specifications requirements and performs as technical liaison with other engineering personnel or program management, finance, design, quality, procurement, inspection, and production
  • Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products and conduct review of engineering drawings prior to release
  • CNC programming, tool selection, fixture design and shopfloor support
  • Provide technical support for machining processes

Your Expertise:

  • Experience with CAM programming CNC multi (5)-axis machining centers and exotic materials, Siemens NX CAM preferred
  • CAD experience-- Siemens NX 12 preferred
  • Ability to design fixtures and tooling
  • Create set up and tooling documentation
  • Working knowledge of GDT and CMM inspection methods
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrated mechanical and technical knowledge with the ability to resolve and provide technical solutions
  • Understanding of LEAN manufacturing concepts
  • MS Office working experience (Excel, Project, Word, PowerPoint, Exchange)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer focus attitude
  • Bachelor's in mechanical engineering or equivalent work experience

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. #LI-AC1