Production Engineer ($110-$140k salary range)
Government Contractor is seeking a Production Engineer to support an Army Aviation Project Office based in the Huntsville, Alabama area. An ideal candidate for this position must be able to work independently, often acting without direct supervision, be self-motivated, and able to build strong relationships across multiple Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and project office personnel with all levels of government employees.
Education and General Experience:
An undergraduate degree in a technical field or equivalent amount of relevant experience with at least ten (10) years of work associated with production of technical items related to aviation systems is required
Strong interpersonal skills are a must to facilitate coordination of configuration management, contracts, outside contractors/vendors, engineers, and project/program leadership.
Serve as a technical lead for ensuring that manufacturing by OEMs are efficient while ensuring quality product delivery to approved schedules.
Provide input to contract requirements packages for production and sustainment proposals.
Conduct periodic on-site production reviews
Conduct technical evaluations for manufacturing proposals.
Conduct Production Line Validations/Qualifications/Efficiencies and evaluate
Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL)
Must possess a Secret-level security clearance required
Knowledge of Government process for OEM Production Programs
Knowledge of contract requirements and documents (e.g.: Statements of Work, Proposal Evaluations, Integrated Master Schedules) is required
Experience working with Army Aviation airworthiness is desired.
Engineering degree is required (unless they are 100% superstar rockstar)
Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) experience is required
Current Security Clearance is required (unless 100% superstar rockstar)
The position can be interchanged with Quality Engineer/Production Engineer this position could be filled by a Quality Engineer if they have the above requirements.
Must be willing to travel 25-50%. At first, it will be 50% travel, but will slow down over the year to 15-25%, so it's not permanent.
Government contractor is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.