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Manufacturing Engineer (W4703)


Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  467533

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.


B/E Aerospace’s Seating Operations – Fairchild business primarily based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina delivers industry leading first class passenger environments for the world’s top airlines.  Our market reputation is based on producing highly reliable, complex mechanisms and the ability to achieve a high level of design fidelity to the original industrial design. 


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Manufacturing Engineer in our Seating Operations - Fairchild business located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, this role is responsible for the analysis and development of all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and tooling. Appling knowledge of engineering principles to design products transforming initial engineering designs to reliable reproducible assemblies/components using fixtures, tooling and drafting.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership to shop employees
  • Ensures successful completion of the assigned project phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints
  • Participates in defining engineering approaches, and in planning and scheduling work
  • Apply lean principles and supporting continuous improvement throughout the facility
  • Collaborates with plans and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods
  • Develops, evaluates and documents manufacturing processes
  • Provides engineering support within operations to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Participates as a team member in a specific phase of a broad engineering assignment.
  • Directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned projects.
  • Provides technical leadership to a small group of temporarily assigned engineers and technicians.
  • Ensures successful completion of the assigned project phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Participates in defining engineering approaches, and in planning and scheduling work.
  • Performs professional Manufacturing Engineering assignments of an intermediate degree of complexity under general direction and supervision with some discretion as to work details.
  • Provides support in the design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of manufacturing operations.
  • Provides input to plans, process specifications and procedures, production aids and assembly fixtures, MRP support studies, factory cost work standards development, and the like.
  • Compiles and evaluates test and production data, prepares technical analysis, recommends manufacturing methods and processes required to meet design objectives on new or improved products and/or processes.
  • Provides production floor and assembly support in technical matters relating to assembly drawing interpretation, engineering change notices, rework, manufacturing difficulties and specifications.
  • Provides training to lower-level Manufacturing Engineers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; and five to eight years related experience  and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years aerospace industry experience


Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering field from four-year accredited university
  • Five years aerospace industry experience
  • Lean certification
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications specifically MS Excel
  • Ability to coach and mentor other engineers and technicians
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to successfully prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment which emphasizes handling multiple priorities
  • Experience working with composite parts, compression molding, and/or crush core molding


The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.


 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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