Senior Manufacturing Project Engineer in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Senior Manufacturing Project Engineer

Job Description


Ducommun’s Appleton Performance Center is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Project Engineer to help contribute higher-level program and engineering expertise for the facility.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide engineering technical support and design input for projects
  • Conceive, develop, and implement manufacturing processes for PBC assembly production
  • Technically document procedures and processes
  • Provide customer interface on technical issues
  • Collaborate with purchasing, production, quality, contract management, and outside vendors to set and meet schedules and accommodate other customer requirements
  • Conduct root cause analysis and propose corrective actions, for continuous improvement, and for resolutions to manufacturing problems including processes machines or programming problems
  • Develop new automated processes using available software
  • May perform design on special projects as needed
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications


Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • 4-year technical: BSEE, BSEET or BSME is required
  • 6 or more years experience in engineering functions consistent with the specific position requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Expert 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
  • Required: able to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • 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
  • See training matrix for facility specific training
  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States