- Quality Management
- Computer Literacy
- Microsoft Word
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
Rock West Composites, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer.
Rock West Composites, Inc. is an engineering and manufacturing company dedicated to providing innovative solutions for commercial and government customers. This position is located in our San Diego, CA-San Ysidro location and reports to the Director of Manufacturing.
The Manufacturing Engineer is expected to oversee the activities associated with the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations for new and existing products. This includes ensuring the effective use of materials, equipment, tooling and personnel in producing quality products at minimum costs. Under limited supervision, determines, for programs of the highest complexity for any customer, the optimal manufacturing methods and processes for producing company products. Generally, will see a product from start-up through satisfactory production, coordinating the manufacturing processes required to meet customer, government and company requirements.
Job Description / Primary Position Responsibilities:
Daily interface with Manufacturing and Program Managers to establish clear lines of communication and provide program/task status
Creation of EBOMS, MBOMS, work instructions, travelers, process specifications and material selections, in support of production manufacturing programs. Maintain control of production processes
Ability to mentor and develop junior staff
Create part fabrication documentation as required to support manufacturing and quality
Recommend and implement process improvements to improve part quality, reduce cycle-time and cost
Support design concept activities for part and tool fabrication and use
Support the resolution of technical problems at the direction of Program/Engineering management
Interface with customer engineering and part/raw material suppliers to resolve technical problems
Perform red-line duties to parts on shop floor and implement engineering changes to parts in process
Address MRB conditions and recommend and implement corrective actions
Supports management in assuming all safety regulations are met and maintain safe working environment
Maintains a neat and orderly work area and supports the company FOD program
Responsible for estimating requirements for staffing, time of production, and costs to provide relevant data for any operational decisions
Will work closely with other manufacturing departments to coordinate, develop and implement relevant training for company employees
Working knowledge of composites. Experience with composite materials and processing techniques such as wet-layup, autoclave, RTM, and compression molding
Basic Knowledge of AS9100 quality management systems. Understand, follow and adhere to corporate Quality Management Systems on daily basis
Mechanically able to assemble and disassemble parts and assemblies
Experience with contact and noncontact inspection methods
Experience with data acquisition systems to record temperatures, vacuum and pressure
Organized, self-motivated, strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Ability to manage multiple programs, set priorities and follow tasks through to completion
Complete Bids and Proposals in support of new proposal activities
Capable of working in an environment in which demands, and priorities are constantly changing
Must possess strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills and be able to work effectively across all areas of the business
Current computer literacy is a must, including proficiency in the use of the entire Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook
4-year degree in manufacturing or mechanical engineering, aerospace oriented preferred. May possess combination of education and experience equivalent to 2 years work experience for each formal year of education in a manufacturing environment, preferably an aerospace environment with composites related exposure (AS9100 Environment).
Proficient with CAD/CAM preferably Solidworks
Experienced and proficient with blueprint reading/CAD model interrogation and in-depth understanding of GD&T.
Hands-on composite part fabrication and assembly experience
Must be a US Person (ie; US Citizen or US Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder)
Why should you want to work with us? Rock West Composites cares about our employees! Not only do we offer great benefits to our full-time employees (Medical & Dental 100% employer paid, Vision, Paid Time Off and 401K match), we offer a fun and friendly working environment!
Rock West Composites is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the company to provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. Due to nature of defense contracts, US Citizenship is a requirement. As part of our Drug and Alcohol Policy, upon acceptance of any offer of employment, employment will be conditional of passing a required drug test.
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 858-537-6260.