COBHAM MISSION SYSTEMS DIVISION Manufacturing Engineer 2nd shift in DAVENPORT, Iowa
LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportDate Posted03 Oct 2018 Cobham is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer that will support the 2nd shift in our product facility. This position is located in Davenport, IA. Key Responsibilities:Drive process improvement through designing, planning and implementing innovative and best in class manufacturing processes and capital improvement projects.Participate in cost-out events and promote culture of continuous improvement.Apply lean manufacturing techniques as means to eliminate waste and deliver products to customer's expectations.Participate in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products.Conduct Design for Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as applicable.Develop work breakdown structures as a tool to develop cost estimates.Participate in new product development projects using the Cobham Lifecycle Management Process to articulate deliverables and a vehicle to commit to schedules.Develop and integrate new processes and methodologies as to provide competitive advantages for the business.Compose Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies. Minimum Requirements:BS in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or a Science field.This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Preferred Qualifications:One or more years of experience with lean/continuous improvement.One or more years of experience with root cause problem solving.One or more years of experience with developing assembly processes, routings, work instructions, and procedures.Experience in the Aerospace Industry.For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links: Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration please visitFollow us on our LinkedIn page atJob ID00QE7Job CategoryOperationsPrimary LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportOrganizationCobham Mission SystemsScheduleFull-timeRecruiterLorie WarrenCobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.