Under the direction of the Director of Fabrication Solutions, the Fabrication Solutions Engineer will efficiently and effectively work with Sales, Marketing, Product Management and customers to develop and manage programs that meet customer requirements. The engineer could work with both Beryllium and Composites programs, or Alloy programs. The engineer will also work with multiple outside manufacturing partners as part of the program development and management. The engineer will also perform cost versus design trade studies for internal and external customers. This position is part of a team of professionals that support each other as needed, and are safety, customer, and results focused.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Create and review all documentation and work with Contract Administration and Customer Service to
insure proper evaluation of inquiry or order. This requires detailed contract review of flow downs from the customer
Develop internal programs to meet customer requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following:
Determining proper method of manufacture.
Determine Internal or External Sources of Manufacture
Manage both the internal and external (vendors) to insure program meets requirements
Insure all necessary spec reviews are complete
Insure all SAP planning is properly executed
Significant interaction with customers and vendors
Maintain budget control of approved expenditures to ensure realization of project goals. (Gross Margin targets are met).
Lead cross functional teams to drive the process to completion.
Continuously update project schedules to maintain progress to avoid deviations to plans that could result in lost time or margin.
Maintain adequate records of all project activities and consolidate them at completion to ensure documentation of results is available for future orders.
Prepares proposals and technical presentations in support of customer inquiries or quotations
Provide cost quotations and lead times on inquiries to customers
Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the Fabrication Solutions group
Investigate customer complaints as required, providing root cause analysis and corrective actions
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering required (preferably in Mechanical, Metallurgical, Chemical, or Aerospace Engineering); MS degree a plus
Prior engineering experience preferred
Design, Process, or Quality engineer preferred
Advanced degree in lieu of experience
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen or be a lawful Permanent Resident of the United States.
Ability to think analytically while maintaining a creative edge
Good Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Products
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
Ability to utilize 3D computer aided design tools
SolidWorks experience preferred
Ability to travel as necessary (15% - 20%)