Manufacturing Project Engineer (Electrical Engineer) in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/11/2023

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Manufacturing Project Engineer (Electrical Engineer)

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Manufacturing Project Engineer / Electrical Engineer - Aerospace and Defense

Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.


Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. Our Facility in Huntsville, AR manufactures complex box build assemblies for Aerospace and Defense Industries.

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

Serve as a source of  knowledge to support program(s) and contribute engineering expertise for facility.

Essential Functions:

30% of Time     Assist with and review all project specific technical documentation

20% of Time     Test hardware development

20% of Time     Electrical/Mechanical Design

20% of Time     Customer interface on technical issues

10% of Time     Technical bid proposal

Required Skills & Qualifications:   

  • Professional knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards.
  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical; ability to read and interpret engineering drawings required.

  • Prior experience with an ISO-9000 AS-9000 environment is a plus.

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities. 

  • Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired.

  • Working knowledge at an intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Microsoft Project.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business.

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving.

  • Flexible with high energy, able to handle multiple tasks smoothly

  • RF experience is preferred.



Skills & Qualifications


• 4 year technical degree in electrical engineering is required.

• 2- 4 years experience in maintaining production and inventory control standards in a manufacturing setting. 




403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States

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