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Manufacturing Engineer (PWA and LRU Assembly) CA


Title TEMP Staff Manufacturing Engineer (PWA and LRU Assembly)
Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Support the design (DFM), first article, production, test, and system integration of Printed Wiring Assemblies and Line Replaceable Units for all UAV platforms including Ground Control Stations (GCS). Assemblies will include surface mount as well as through hole technology and mechanical assembly.

Duties and Responsibilities •Responsible for manufacturing process development, implementation, and continuous improvement to enhance Quality / Yield, reduce Cost, and improve Productivity / Schedule. Initiate and lead lean manufacturing process improvement projects.
•Specify and implement automation equipment and processes.
•Identify and assist in addressing safety issues on the manufacturing floor.
•Support manufacturing production planning and coordination, execution and operations process development.
•Provide production support to assemblers and leads.
•Document manufacturing processes and assembly work instructions in conjunction with T&O Planning.
•Design shop aids and tooling to assist production.
•Disposition non-conforming parts, identify root cause, and implement corrective and/or preventive action to reduce scrap and rework.
•Collaborate with Design Engineering during prototype, development and first article manufacturing.
•Expertise in assembly methods and processes, including surface mount technology, through hole technology, mechanical assembly, and testing. Experience in both analog and digital technologies as well as a background with RF.
•Experience with development and deployment of manufacturing automation and remaining current with technology.
•Experience with Electrical Schematics and Circuit Diagrams; Drawings and BOMs; Assembly Instructions; Engineering Change systems; Quality systems for non-conforming parts and corrective action. Experience with Lean Manufacturing methodologies for waste reduction, e.g.: 5S, Standard Work, TAKT, Pull System, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, cell design, and manufacturing flow.
•Clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in written form to both technical and non-technical audiences, especially regarding manufacturing processes, engineering issues and proposed changes, and quality issues and dispositions.

Qualifications Essential Qualifications Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education. Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment. Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals. Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems. Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Able to work extended hours as required. A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, and invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium are desirable.
Additional Qualifications Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.
•Experience with IPC & MIL standards, including: IPC/WHMA-A-610 and 620 , J-STD-001 – Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, MIL-STD-1553 – Digital Time Division Command/Response Multiplex Data Bus, MIL-STD-1760 – Aircraft Electrical Interconnection System, SAE-AS39029 (MIL-C-39029)– Experience implementing capital equipment in factory environment.
•Experience with MRP systems, eg SAP or MTO/WDS. Experience with Microsoft Office Project and Visio.
•Experience with programming.
•Experience with databases, e.g. Oracle and FileMaker. Knowledge of SQL.
•Experience with process mapping and demand flow technology
•Strong background in electro-mechanical assemblies.
•Six Sigma Green Belt
City San Diego
State California
Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%
Clearance Required? No
Work Schedule Rule 9/80
Temp Assignment Duration (# of Days) 180
Job Number: JE-13701
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Duration: 6 month contract
Input Date: 03/05/2018
Last Updated: 03/12/2018
Attention: Jeana Edrozo
Address: 1275 N MANASSERO ST
City, State: ANAHEIM, CA 92807
Phone: 714/630-1999
800 Phone: 800/737-1632
Fax Phone: 714/459-7055

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