Process Engineer II in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Process Engineer II

Job Description


Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the
purpose and scope of the position.

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. Create, review and correct manufacturing process planning.

-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




Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.  

-Knowledge of aerospace company specifications and best-practices

-Experience with auto claves and ovens
-Significant background in problem solving including CNC Machining and other fabrication processes

-Hands on experience with the resin transfer molding (RTM) process
-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 a composite, aerospace manufacturing environment specifically with the resin transfer molding process
-BS or BA in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology or technical equivalent


801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States