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Senior Fellow - Manufacturing Engineering

Company Name:
Absolute Opportunities
Senior Fellow - Manufacturing Engineering
Location: East Hartford, CT
Openings: 1
Salary Range: 140K-170K
Description:
The qualified candidate will have broad discipline expertise and focus on discipline development, process standardization and specific problem resolution. Discipline breadth is a key selection criteria for the Senior Fellow Manufacturing Engineer.
As a Senior Fellow for the Manufacturing Engineering, the candidate will represent the discipline broadly within client, to customers and the industry. The Senior Fellow will lead and integrate internal discipline health to resolve top technical issues and work with the senior team to assess discipline capability, and lead the talent and technology development strategies for the discipline. The Senior Fellow will develop Manufacturing Standard Work and System Tools in support of the Manufacturing Engineer. Additionally, the candidate will provide influence to factory design, supplier selection, and broadly leveraged technology to achieve product cost, quality, performance and other operational goals. A Senior Fellow may also hold an organizational position, with additional organizational responsibilities.
Experience:
Fifteen years or more of manufacturing experience with aerospace gas turbine engines or related field
Expertise in raw material processes, conventional machining, non-conventional machining, special processes, inspection and analysis, automation, additive manufacturing. This includes die forgings, isothermal forgings, precision forgings, extrusions, large structural castings, airfoil castings, turning, milling, drilling, broaching, grinding, electro discharge machining, laser machining, electro chemical machining, waterjet machining, coatings, welding, peening, polishing, inspection techniques, and inspection gage control
Statistical process control experience
Lean manufacturing principles
Manufacturing work flow and optimization
Manufacturing process improvement and product cost reduction experience
Demonstrated leadership through leading teams to solve manufacturing issues
Supervisor, coaching and mentoring experience
Standard process development and implementation
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree.
Masters of Science or PHD in Manufacturing or related degree.
Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution processes, procedures, and systems.
Background in standard work / skills development.
PPAP / Process Certification knowledge.
Additional Comments:
Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, able to effectively manage several projects simultaneously. Results-oriented, self-motivated with strong team and facilitation skills and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
Qualifications for this role include demonstrated capability in all of the following:
Technical Expertise
Recognized technical expert with breadth across core discipline
Engineering Leadership
Shares a vision of technical excellence - demonstrates leadership competencies - a role model for Engineering Focus on Results
Consistently delivers to/exceeds commitments to key metrics
Technical Communication
Recognized spokesperson for discipline internally and/or externally Technical Consultation
Assembles teams to solve complex technical issues makes recommendations to senior management on business-critical technical challenges
Technical Evaluation and Judgment
Integrates consideration of complex, multiple technical & business factors in assessments, recommendations & decisions Mentoring and Teaching
Develops and inspires technical talent
Technical Process Excellence
Leadership role in technical process application Technical Innovation
Recognized achievement in business-critical technical area
Research and/or Project Management
Recognized achievement in technical research and/or technical project planning and management
Candidate Must Have:
15+ yrs of manufacturing experience with aerospace gas turbine engines or related field
BS in Mechanical Engineering or related degree or MS or PHD in Manufacturing or related degree
Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution processes, procedures, and systems

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