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Manufacturing Engineer, wiring systems

Company: Arcturus UAV
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

About the Job:The Manufacturing Engineer will play a critical part in the success of the Avionics Department. You will help develop and improve manufacturing processes by studying and documenting product and manufacturing methods. The engineer will be responsible for manufacturing definition of flight critical wire harness assemblies and electromechanical interconnection systems, as well as communicating those details to the manufacturing and integration teams. This individual must be highly organized and self-driven while possessing a deep understanding of manufacturability and quality control. This person will be based at our manufacturing facility in Petaluma, and report to the Avionics Production Manager.Job Details:Support the establishment of the assembly line process and production setup for wire harness assembly.Problem-solve, troubleshoot and/or recommend opportunities to improve internal production for wire harness assembly.Provide technical expertise and support related to manufacturing to wire harness production teams.Ensure product quality and conformance to specifications and type design.Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures for harness assembly.Design and implement tools and fixtures required for effective manufacturing.Manufacturing & assembly knowledge to explain the component assembly procedure.Recommend and implement Poke-Yoke (Mistake or Error Proofing) method.Serve as expert on equipment/tools, including maintenance and coordinating routine calibration of test fixtures and test equipment.Design test fixture for improvements using standard or automated tools.Basic knowledge on wire Harness & Schematic to create cables, routing etc.Provide manufacturing engineering support to Field Operations and Final Assembly.Review and approve Engineering Change Requests (ECR's)About You:Bachelor's Degree in Electronics, or Electrical Engineering, or related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.3+ years' experience building wiring harnesses and interconnects, preferably in an avionics manufacturing environment.Knowledge of electronic harness manufacturing techniques.3 to 5 years of manufacturing experience in creating assembly work instruction / Technical Illustration/ Production planning/ Process planning.Experience with inventory control processes.Experience with using MRP systems.Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.Physical Requirements:Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.Special Requirements:U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) required, per ITAR definitionVaccine Requirement:COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our communities, families and employees. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as mandated by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date. At this time, AeroVironment's vaccine requirement only applies to employees based in the U.S. Non-U.S. locations will have their own vaccination policies in accordance with local laws and regulations.AeroVironment / Arcturus cares about its team members and actively fosters a healthy and safe work environment.AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.AeroVironment / Arcturus UAV is an aerospace manufacturer designing and producing unmanned aircraft systems in Petaluma, CA.

Keywords: Arcturus UAV, Petaluma , Manufacturing Engineer, wiring systems, Other , Petaluma, California

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