Manufacturing Engineer I, Aviation

Shift: 1st

Summary:  Plans, designs, and supports manufacturing processes for the Production Facility.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understands core concepts in Manufacturing Engineering. Will grow into a Manufacturing Engineering production support role with a specialty in Aviation lighting products.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Confers with Engineering peers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Research and analyze design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
  • Provides DFMA (Design for Manufacturing and Assembly) input for new product development of Aviation related designs.
  • Possesses basic mechanical systems knowledge/understanding to be able to aid in the design and fabrication of manufacturing fixtures.
  • Supports the manufacturing of prototype and pre-production products.
  • Provides training and ongoing support to manufacturing personnel.
  • Assists with improving production efficiency through “hands-on” work with the Production floor and utilizing Lean Manufacturing techniques.

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering w/0–2+ years’ experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Entry-level experience with 3D modeling software such as Solidworks, Creo, etc.
  • Basic machine shop experience and strong mechanical aptitude is a plus.


Physical demands and abilities

  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Regularly performs repetitive tasks
  • Able to stand entire shift

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Medical / dental / vision

Disability &
Life insurance

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Discretionary Bonus

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