Job ID: 3120676

Location: East Aurora, New York, United States

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense

Senior Manufacturing Engineer Role – Exclusive Opportunity

About Our Award-Winning Client: Our esteemed client, a leader in cutting-edge flight controls and actuation for global commercial and military aircraft, seeks a talented Senior Manufacturing Engineer.

Position: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Location: East Aurora, NY


  1. Spearhead the exploration and integration of emerging technologies in manufacturing engineering.
  2. Collaborate extensively on Design for Manufacturing initiatives across diverse engineering groups.
  3. Define manufacturing procedures, sequence operations, generate tooling and gauge lists, develop and validate N/C programs, and create comprehensive operations sheets and work instructions for intricate machined components and sub-assemblies.
  4. Champion the enhancement of mature programs through the utilization of CAD/CAM, custom macros, and manual coding.
  5. Formulate, monitor, and update engineered or estimated time standards for set-up and run hours, man to machine ratios, and economic run quantities for all component processes.
  6. Provide cost estimates for new business acquisition and continuous process improvement endeavors.
  7. Engage in daily collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, including internal engineers, technicians, operations, and quality personnel, along with external suppliers, to troubleshoot process-related challenges.
  8. Undertake leadership responsibilities delegated by the Group Lead and/or Manufacturing Engineer Manager.
  9. Foster the support and optimization of production automated manufacturing cells, steering towards process stability for reduced attended labor and human factor variation.
  10. Incorporate a “Lean Mindset” and leadership skills to drive transformative change towards a “Lean factory” and “Standardized Work” (Lean belt certification is advantageous).
  11. Exhibit strong tooling and/or fixture design prowess.
  12. Demonstrate expertise in developing automated and advanced manufacturing systems.
  13. Leverage program management training and experience, if applicable.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience with progressive responsibilities.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, or Technology preferred).
  • Proficiency in CAD/CAM CNC programming (NX preferred).
  • Extensive experience in CNC Milling machine processing, tooling, and programming (4 and 5 axis machining).
  • Access to US export-controlled information may be required.
  • Forward-thinking and self-initiated professional mindset.
  • Exceptional communication and documentation skills.
  • Strong background in tooling and/or fixture design preferred.
  • Expertise in developing automated and advanced manufacturing systems.
  • Program management training and experience is a plus.

Join our Award-Winning Client and Make a Difference!

Job ID: 3120676

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: East Aurora
State: New York

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