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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Gear) in Shelby at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Opportunity | Senior Manufacturing Engineer (Gear)



Manufacturing engineering support to implement, improve and maintain processes for gear manufacturing on commercial and military products. Provide technical support for all gear manufacturing and inspection functions. Interface with Design Engineering in coordinating release of new product and design for manufacture activities prior to release for production.


Position may require travel to support Mexico facility as needed.




Your Challenge




  • Develops, prepares, and maintains manufacturing process routings and process sheets.

  • Design and implementation of fixtures and tools to support machining processes.

  • Work with supplier to manage sharpening and coating services for tooling.

  • CNC programming on shapers, hobs and gear grinders.

  • Implements and maintains work standards records, including engineering and estimation of set-up and run times for all manufacturing processes.

  • Develops and implements manufacturing engineering procedures.

  • Responsible for methods improvements of manufacturing processes to provide most economical means of production.

  • Provides technical support for plant layout, purchase of equipment, upgrade of equipment, feasibility studies.

  • Provide support to quality with the evaluation and calibration of inspection equipment.

  • May require travel for on-site technical support in Mexico as needed.

  • Performs other assignments as directed by supervisor.




Your Expertise




  • Bachelors of Science, Manufacturing Engineering preferred. Candidate with equivalent work experience and a significant gear manufacturing background will be considered

  • Demonstrated mechanical and technical knowledge with the ability to resolve and provide technical solutions in gear manufacturing

  • Experienced in Gear Nomenclature

  • Ability to inspect all gear requirements and program analytical gear inspection equipment

  • Working knowledge of GDT and CMM inspection methods

  • CAD software knowledge, Prefer experience in Siemen's NX CAD

  • CNC programming shapers, hobs and gear grinders

  • Knowledge of work holding applications and gage design

  • 4-6 years engineering experience in gear manufacturing environment

  • Continuous improvement mindset and/or knowledge of Lean 6 Sigma methodologies

  • Aerospace precision component machining background is preferred

  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment, strong bias for action

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of 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.