Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Plano based manufacturing firm specializing in aerospace factory
automation, including the design, fabrication, installation, and
maintenance of turnkey aircraft assembly automation systems, has an
immediate need for a motivated and versatile Manufacturing Engineer. This
position is at our new facility located in Grand Prairie where we are
manufacturing aerospace components/assemblies, and fabricating tooling and
coordinating tooling support.

The applicant will review customer requests for quote, interpret
engineering data, estimate labor and materials in support of proposals,
execute and support customer purchase orders from receipt through
manufacturing and delivery. You will work with manufacturing teams to
establish budgets and schedules, support performance tracking and
post-project cost analysis, and create a database to support future costing
Basic Qualifications:

* Minimum of five years experience in aerospace component manufacturing
(preferably metals)
* Project Management
* Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
(2D & 3D engineering data)

Additional Qualifications:

* Proven success working in a similar role in a custom manufacturing
* Experience with large turn-key proposals that include fabrication,
welding, machining and assembly.
* ERP systems experience preferred
* Post-secondary education in Industrial Engineering and/or Cost Estimation
or equivalent
* Expertise in the use of Microsoft operating system
* Demonstrated analytic ability, strong reasoning and logic in approach to
and performance of work
* Solid understanding of manufacturing drawings
* Ability to generate presentations, reports and cost analyses; ability to
re-calculate estimates quickly and efficiently, as needed
* Exceptional interpersonal skills required to communicate and negotiate
effectively and to obtain buy-in as required
* Ability to determine manufacturing feasibility, identify potential
fabrication problems
* Establish labor cost targets on shop/lab activities as requested

Work Environment:

Safety - AIT enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the
responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work
environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing
all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid

Quality - It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet
customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AIT
Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable
AIT Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must
read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction

Procedure Compliance- Each employee must read, understand, and implement
the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental
requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to his/her

The ideal candidate will have strong written communication skills, the
ability to quickly and effectively learn and apply new concepts, and
perform as part of a team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly focused, self-motivated,
team player. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and
excellent growth opportunity.

Please send your resume and salary history/requirements to our HR
Representative at