COBHAM MISSION SYSTEMS DIVISION Manufacturing Engineering Director in DAVENPORT, Iowa

LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportDate Posted02 Jul 2018 Cobham is seeking a skilled Manufacturing Engineering Director . This position is located in Davenport, IA.Key Responsibilities:Manage multiple departments and teams of manufacturing engineers to support the production and development high stakes aerospace products.Supports Manufacturing Production by designing, planning, organizing technical manufacturing process in the plant.Act as a liaison between Engineering and Operations through Production Readiness Reviews, Product Development design reviews, Integrated Product Teams and Cost Estimates.Use a structured, critical, analytical engineering approach to solve chronic, complex process and product problems.Drives cost effective manufacturing through the use of lean tools.Determine parts and tools needed to achieve production requirements and specificationsDevelop and/or improve current processes, process documentation, and blueprint revisions and/or corrections utilizing the defined change control / engineering change request process.Work with Design Engineering and outside vendors to identify, evaluate, and incorporate new processes/technology into new and existing designs.Identify, justify, purchase and incorporate new capital equipmentManages Manufacturing Bills Of Materials (MBOMs) and routings for new and existing productsAddress and resolve issues arising from risks analysis, environmental conditions, and ergonomic evaluationsConducts risks analysis, evaluates environmental conditions, and ergonomic evaluations for new, updated, or adjusted production processesEnsures all processes and actions uphold the high standards of safety, quality, and cost of the product(s)Ensure the manufacturability of new products and project startup and production costsProvide support to planning, quality, engineering, purchasing, business development, and aftermarket sales departments for production of current products and implementation of new products.Maximize efficiency by analyzing the layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and workforce utilization.Participates in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products.Evaluate vendor capabilities from a manufacturing engineering process perspectiveEvaluate the cost breakdown of units.Provides cost estimatesMinimum Requirements:BS degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Aerospace Engineering, or Science fieldMinimum of eight (8) years Manufacturing Engineering Management experienceMinimum of three (3) years experience in an assembly/production management positionExperience coaching, mentoring and developing engineers regarding their manufacturing engineering career developmentExperience working on several projects simultaneously and redistributing attention as necessary.Experience with following tools: Design for Manufacturability (DFM) practices, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Process Failure Mode Analysis (PFMEA), Process Mapping, Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) Process, Design of Experiments, ANOVA, Gage R & R.This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.Preferred Qualifications:Manufacturing Experience in a Union EnvironmentExperience with KPI (Key Performance Indicator) goalsExperience with Manufacturing Processes (Electrical, Chemical, and Mechanical Assembly, Fabrication, Welding, Paint, Solder, etc.)Experience with Change Control Board, Engineering Change processesExperience with AS9100, ISO9100, SAE, SME, ANSI, MIL-STD, Nadcap, BAC, IPC J-STD and other standards as related to International, Federal, State, Local, and Customer requirementsExperience with Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Capacity Resource Planning (CRP) such as SAP, OracleE