Senior Avionics Manufacturing Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Location: Georgia, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD175000

EVONA are working with a pioneering aerospace company dedicated to pushing the boundaries of speed and efficiency in air travel. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies and innovative engineering solutions, they are committed to revolutionizing the future of transportation. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • You will spearhead improvement initiatives aimed at achieving, sustaining, and enhancing safety, reliability, and process capability objectives through project leadership.
  • You will provide input into the design and development of new and existing hardware and take a lead role in the manufacturing and integration of our current and next-generation vehicles
  • Applying process improvement methodologies and tools (e.g. value stream mapping, problem-solving, visual management, etc.) to reduce manufacturing build hours and quality issues; increase production rates; and remove waste from complex processes
  • Manage projects and execute tight deadlines while effectively communicating to and influencing stakeholders.
  • Train others in operations practices by leading process improvement workshops; providing training and information briefs on key topics and demonstrating by implementing solutions in the area
  • Work with design engineers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and test requirements, then implement in a rapidly evolving production environment
  • Implement tooling and test solutions
  • You will contribute to design reviews acting as an expert in design for manufacturability, design for testability, yield improvements, supplier capabilities assessments, quality control, etc
  • You will be the primary point of contact for the production of non-conforming products, troubleshooting, root cause, failure investigations, and corrective actions
  • You will work on process and tooling development/validation for new products
  • You will prepare engineering documentation necessary for the transition from development to production including assembly procedures, test procedures, standard operating procedures, schematic diagrams, bills of materials, suitable alternate parts lists, and mechanical drawings
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts of the established product

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of industry product design, development, or build integration & test experience, specifically focused on integrated systems
  • A minimum of 1+ years of experience performing fabrication and assembly
  • Proficiency in deriving logical conclusions and conducting comprehensive trade analyses based on foundational engineering principles.
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing, or design for manufacture and product development life cycle, or quality tools including root cause and corrective action, PFMEAs, QMS and process auditing and statistical analysis of quality metrics
  • Experience with metallic manufacturing techniques and equipment for processes such as CNC fabrication, welding (orbital tube and TIG), precision cleaning, forming, inspection, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with CAD and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Be comfortable with sometimes working in a production environment for long periods.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in a start-up or fast paced environment
  • Experience working in a flight, aviation, aerospace development program
  • Experience transitioning parts from first article to production
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