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Carleton Technologies Inc. Manufacturing Engineer II in Plainview, New York

US-New York-Plainview

Date Posted
17 Jun 2020

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer II for our Plainview NY location. Please review the duties and responsibilities and apply today!

*This role will assist with leading innovation for high manufacturing processes aligned with emerging advanced manufacturing industry trends and leverage Cobham's Lean Six Sigma methodology framework to improve quality, reduce cost, improve lead time and increase efficiency.
*The New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer works closely with various functional Cobham teams to successfully integrate new products into the Manufacturing environment.
*The NPI Engineer works closely with the Bids and Proposals Group to ensure customer specified quotation requirements are reviewed, quotations are developed in time and include risks and opportunities for greater GM realization.
*The NPI Engineer works closely with the Product Development engineers to improve Design for Excellence (DFx), Design for Assembly/Manufacturing and ensure high quality and high yield production in the factory.
*Participates in design reviews and prototype builds with full engagement and manufacturing technical support, to assess and provide support to the team for DFx input, manufacturing process development and escalate issues as necessary.
*Recommends corrective actions and implements changes for new Product Introduction manufacturing support plan. Identifies and mitigates risks; develops and implements risk mitigation plans.
*Drive Cobham Lean Six Sigma approach by implementing Lean processes during the NPI phase.

Minimum Job Qualifications:
*Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a combination of an Associate's Degree in Engineering and 3+ years work experience in the engineering.
*2+ of experience in Microsoft Office including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
*All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person or lawful permanent resident as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)).

Preferred Job Qualifications:
*Engineering Degree in either Mechanical, Electrical or Metallurgy a plus.
*Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; ability to speak effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers and the general public; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities.
*Math & Analytical skills: advanced mathematical skills, including statistical analysis; review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities; ability to collect, analyze and summarize information to a general understanding; ability to think abstractly and separate complex ideas into simple elements.
*Time Management and Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information.
*Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person's contributions; ability to work independently and as a team member.

Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work visas. In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
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