Manufacturing Operations Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-339009
    • Job Location: Jupiter , FL
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/14/2022
    • Years of Experience: College
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Job Description

 The manufacturing operations engineer (MOE) will have the background to support projects with requirements related to manufactured hardware.  This role will require basic understanding of project & manufacturing engineering, as the MOE will support integrated product teams (IPTs) by setting up and maintaining Bills of Materials (BoMs), managing internal & external manufacturing-related activities, maintaining external supplier relationships, and interfacing with Quality Engineering to ensure that product and non-product are in line with company quality procedures and to disposition any non-conforming material.  Background in metallurgy, joining operations, coatings, and additive manufacturing techniques are a plus but can be learned on the job.  The vision for the role is one of ever-increasing responsibility and growth to eventually become either a technical expert or IPT Lead. 


Education and Experience:

BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering with 1-5 years’ experience. 




Experience and Skills

Understand fundamentals of turbomachinery and importance of interfacing rotating/static hardware as it relates to engine operation.  Serve as interface between purchasing, design, manufacturing, and quality.  Ability to interpret models & drawings (CAD skills preferable).  Set and execute project schedules, provide weekly status, and determine solutions for non-conformances.

Ability to make technical presentations internally and to customers.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Must be able to work with suppliers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status.  CAD skills are preferable.


Interface with suppliers & document lessons learned for improved design-for-manufacturing.


Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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