Full-Time Onsite with Paid Relocation

Our Award Winning Client is a nationally recognized leader in advanced technology solutions, operating with a commitment to excellence and innovation. With numerous accolades, our client consistently pushes the boundaries of what is possible in the aerospace and defense industry.

Manufacturing Engineering Technical Leader – Small Parts Machining and Tool Design

As the Manufacturing Engineering Technical Leader, you will play a pivotal role in providing primary technical leadership for the Small Parts Machining and Tool Design operations at our Award Winning Client’s East Aurora facility. Overseeing a team of six Manufacturing Engineers, you will guide their daily activities, ensuring support for the assigned shop areas. Your responsibilities extend to overall project tracking, metric adherence, skills gap identification, and resolution, as well as coaching and mentoring the team.

In addition, you will be responsible for overall project tracking, metric adherence, skills gap identification and resolution, along with coaching and mentoring members of the small parts machining and Tool design manufacturing engineering team. You will be part of the manufacturing engineering leadership team that will help develop and execute the future state vision to improve manufacturing processes while meeting or exceeding safety, quality, cost, and delivery goals.

As a technical expert, you will support the process teams, helping to solve the most challenging problems associated with the manufacture of parts. These problems may arise for any number of reasons, such as tooling, machine tools, gauging, heat-treating, and plating. The solutions to these problems may require the process team solution alone or could result in contacting and working with other members of the Manufacturing Engineering department, Our Award Winning Client Project or Design Engineers, Quality Assurance personnel, M & P Engineers, Inspectors, Product supervision, Purchasing, Product scheduling, or Our Award Winning Client Vendors. As a result, you must not only possess communication skills to work effectively with a variety of people but must also have the initiative to contact and coordinate with other groups as required.


  • Provide technical leadership to the Manufacturing Engineering department.
  • Serve as the technical focal point for Manufacturing Engineering on the manufacturing floor.
  • Organize and operate within the matrix organization philosophy.
  • Provide leadership and support to the process teams to ensure the success of structured work teams.
  • Control non-recurring costs and schedules to meet objectives established in original estimates.
  • Promote the building of relationships and respect between process teams, cells, functional manufacturing, design engineering, and product delivery.
  • Promote a common goal to produce products in the most efficient, cost-effective, and timely manner across all Our Award Winning Client disciplines.
  • Provide input on job selections, job evaluations, performance appraisals, and training issues within the Manufacturing Engineering Department.
  • Promote the sharing of new concepts, ideas, and tooling between process teams, cells, functional manufacturing, departments, divisions, and campuses throughout Our Award Winning Client to achieve one common goal.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree (ME or IE preferred) and 8 Years of Manufacturing Engineering Experience.
  • Manufacturing processing knowledge and experience.
  • CNC programming experience is preferred.
  • Equivalent education and experience may be considered.

EEOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran

This position requires access to United States Export Controlled information.

Skills and Certifications:

  • CNC programming experience
  • Manufacturing Processing knowledge
  • Full-time
  • Benefits – Full
  • Relocation Assistance Available – Yes
  • 7+ to 10 years experience
  • Seniority Level – Mid-Senior
  • Management Experience Required – No
  • Minimum Education – Bachelor’s Degree
  • Willingness to Travel – Occasionally


  • Are you willing to relocate to Western New York?

IDEAL CANDIDATE: Someone with a strong technical background in Manufacturing.

US Citizenship or Green Card Holders only apply.

Note: Resumes will be maintained in strict confidentiality until such time as we engage in a detailed discussion regarding a specific opportunity, and both parties mutually agree to proceed. We consistently receive new opportunities every day. Should your professional background closely align with the specific requirements of our client, we will promptly reach out to you to initiate further exploration of potential opportunities.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: East Aurora
State: New York
Date Posted: 02/28/2024

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