Cobham Mission Systems is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer II to drive process improvement through designing, planning and implementing innovative and best in class manufacturing processes and capital improvement projects. This role is located in Davenport, Iowa.
Leads cost-out events and promotes a culture of continuous improvement
Applies Lean-Manufacturing and 6-Sigma Techniques as a means to eliminate waste, reduce process variation and to deliver products that meet customer expectations
Participates in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products
Conducts Design for Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as applicable
Develops work breakdown structures as a tool to develop cost estimates and to identify opportunities for cost reduction
Participates in new product development projects using the Cobham Lifecycle Management Process to articulate deliverables and a vehicle to commit to schedules
Develops and integrates new processes and methodologies as to provide competitive advantages for the business
Composes Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies
Provides training to operators on new improvement processes as required
Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline
3 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience
1 year of experience with Lean/6-Sigma/Continuous Improvement best practices
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
Six Sigma Black Belt certification
3 years of Lean Manufacturing experience
Product life cycle management experience
For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:
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