Designs and plans layout for such activities as machining, metal forming, plastics processing, welding and brazing, assembly, and materials handling. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. Plans for the arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Plans sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
Under the supervision of senior personnel, participate in the commodity team's creation and development of the initial manufacturing plan including the layout and scheme for such activities as material handling, subassembly, assembly, and major item join and installation of aircraft systems. Plan the sequence of assembly operations and collaborate with other functions including design, supplier management, quality assurance, operations, and suppliers.
The successful candidate will typically have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience.