Manufacturing Engineer

L3 Technologies - Millersville, MD (30+ days ago)3.8

Business Overview

L3 Chesapeake Sciences Corporation is a high-technology company chartered in July 1991 to design and manufacture electronic data acquisition systems for use in Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), ship self-defense, acoustic ranges and geophysical exploration products. We are one of the few U.S.-based companies that provides a full spectrum of engineering and production capabilities in USW/ASW systems and are committed to supporting our customers’’ needs through all phases of their programs.

Job Summary:
Under the general direction of the Director of Operations, the Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for creating, documenting, developing and implementing procedures used to assemble, process, test and manufacture the company’s products. Improve overall manufacturing efficiencies and throughput via process development, scheduling, process documentation, product assembly and production processing, problem solving and program management. Design, install and debug tooling and capital equipment.

Responsibilities of Position:
Generation of product work instructions, standard operating procedures, equipment operating procedures, visual aids and build routings

Generation of product bill of materials, assignment of make/buy execution plans and other required Material Requirements Planning (MRP) coding

Participate in design reviews of documentation for determination of production readiness

Participate on Materials Review Board (MRB) for disposition of discrepant material on assigned projects

Determination of product throughput requirements and associated tooling & equipment needed to realize schedule

Productivity improvements to minimize cost of production

Tooling and equipment design and/or selection required for production builds of hardware

Conduct manufacturing operator training for specialty job skills


Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:
Thorough knowledge of FAR and DFAR regulations pertaining to execution of US Government contracts.

Thorough understanding of MRP basics, knowledge of DELTEK Cost Point software system desired but not required.

Basic skills in drawing interpretation that include the ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics.

Understanding of how bills of material are constructed and coded for product material ordering and fabrication.

Ability to work with Design Engineers on developmental and production products.

Basic knowledge of Electronics and Mechanical systems a plus.

Ability to cost estimate product build and testing times based on time studies and historical actuals incurred on previous hardware builds

Experience/Education Required/Sought:
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering discipline1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment desired but not mandatory.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required





Day - 1st


Yes, 10 % of the Time


Division - Undersea Sensors & CSC-20000031

Job Level


Individual Contributor

Job Posting


Apr 30, 2018, 8:24:49 PM



Production Engineering