Process Engineer II in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/4/2021

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Process Engineer II

Job Description

The individual is responsible for supporting all manufacturing processes in the plant and key suppliers. Supports the transition of new product from design engineering to manufacturing, including the development of the PFMEA; mistake proofing key process characteristics; verifies machine/equipment capability; and validates effectiveness of dies, tooling, and fixtures. Develops process improvements, provides improvement suggestions to design engineers on jigs, fixtures, dies, and related tooling, troubleshoots machine/product related issues and implements lean manufacturing and/or six sigma principles. Conducts root cause analysis and drives long-term corrective actions.

  • Develop standardized work instructions, implement SS, balance lines, create process flow and linkage, develop pull systems, lead Kaizen Events and remove non-value added activities from the manufacturing process.

  • Develops standard operating procedures for both fabrication and assembly processes.

  • Provides guidance to supervisors, leads and operators regarding process improvements.

  • Improves tooling/fixtures for fabrication and assembly to remove non-value added activity, to reduce set up times, to improve quality and to reduce scrap.

  • "Hands On" participation on the shop floor for problem solving and developing both corrective actions and developing proper methodologies to solve problems.

  • All other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

•       Knowledge of aerospace company specifications and best-practices

•       Significant background in problem solving including CNC Machining and other fabrication processes

•       Strong analytical and communication skills

•       Ability to read and interpret blueprints and mylars.

•       Ability to drive root cause analysis

  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

•       Background in Lean and/or Six Sigma principles including Process Mapping, SS, DMAIC, Cellular Manufacturing, FMEA, Pull Systems and Continuous Improvement Events such as Kaizen or Six Sigma Projects

•       Overtime and weekend work as needed to support manufacturing

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

•       Minimum five (5) years experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment

•       BS or BA in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology or technical equivalent

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled