Composite/Manufacturing Engineer

KIHOMAC - Layton, UT3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $82,000 - $110,000 a year

Education/Training (both required and desired):
Bachelors Degree in relevant engineering or science discipline required

5+ years of professional experience in the required task area
Per contract an additional 5 years of experience is required
10+ years of experience designing composite products, tooling, and defining/optimizing processes
7+ years in a role supporting manufacturing engineering and production/operations
Experience reading and creating drawings required
Experience with SolidWorks modeling required, experience with CATIA is a plus
Experience with AS9100 and/or NADCAP preferred
Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt preferred

Must be a US citizen
Ability to obtain a security clearance may be required
Expertise and Functions

Provide Engineering oversight and technical direction on composite product and tool designs, material selection, manufacturing processes, manufacturing equipment, and product inspection
Design tooling to manufacture, repair, assemble, and inspect parts
Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities and provide recommendations for process optimization
Estimate production costs and participate in bids/proposals
Lead PFMEA/DFMEA efforts, design reviews, and participate in Change Control Board meetings to ensure product requirements are satisfied and quality, cost, schedule and safety goals are met.
Ability to detect, identify and solve problems that occur during hand layup, automated layup, bonding, autoclave cure, machining, NDI, assembly and final inspection processes
Strong proven experience with analyzing prints and models, understanding and applying aerospace specifications to product realization
Lead teams in root cause analysis and contribute significantly to continuous process improvement efforts
Lead First Article Inspection efforts on new products and assist in training
Write and review work instructions to increase production throughput. Review in-process inspection plans and approve variance reports
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications
Maintain compliance to government regulations
Some travel required
Excellent written and oral communication skills utilizing Visual Management techniques
Self-Starter / Self-Motivated / Flexible team player / Honest with good integrity
Positive customer focused attitude – comfortable exploring new business opportunities with potential customers and taking an active role in business development
Enjoy fast pace and rapidly changing environment
Professional demeanor, with respect for people in all situations
Build strong and collaborative relationships with upper management, peers and production team members
Desire and ability to mentor and train junior engineers

KIHOMAC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.