Manufacturing Engineer

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Cobham Mission Systems
FL, United States

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Manufacturing Engineer


Eatontown, NJ 

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We are CAES, a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider CAES. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven

A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a bright future .

Ensures all processes, equipment and supporting systems operate to their maximum effectiveness, within specified safety and cost constraints, and that all products are of the desired quality; performs evaluations and analysis of process related to issues of intermediate complexity in electronic systems and assemblies; determines and implements corrective actions to improve proccess, m aintain methods, operation sequence and optimize processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.


  • Create all aspects of development, documentation and production support from concept through sustaining activities. May include development and validation of test data sheets, ATP's, QTP's.
  • Expand and implement concepts, including Lean Manufacturing, etc., to reduce manufacturing cost and increase process throughput; evaluate new materials and supplies in use based on project scope.
  • Collaborate with all levels of engineering and drafting staff in the development of new ideas; reviews current documentation and develop Engineering change Orders (ECO) as required.
  • Prepare reports, publishes and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  • Ensure compliance to design contract specification and schedule.
  • Participate in safety training and comply with safety policies and practices.
  • Collaborate in team meetings and LEAN activities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Employees are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Employees are responsible for cooperating with all aspects of the safety program. All employees are expected to demonstrate proper safety behaviors, including reporting any unsafe conditions or safety violations to a supervisor or manager. Employees are dedicated to obtaining and maintaining the Cobham goal of zero accidents and injuries.
  • Applies manufacturing principles and practices to specific processes; re-writes processes to correct errors;
  • Interacts with outside vendors and companies as necessary based on project scope; makes presentations to communicate engineering findings.
  • Performs work of high complexity.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline AND/OR Two (2)+ years of related experience with working knowledge of electronics manufacturing, including phases of product development cycle, design for manufacturing and produce ability.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.


  • Leadership skills: ability to persuade, influence and lead colleagues; ability to apply situational leadership in the work environment.
  • Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written technical publications; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities.
  • Computer skills: working in a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Power Point, Excel and Word software programs at an advance level; Labview programming a plus.
  • Math & Analytical skills: advanced mathematical skills, including statistical analysis; review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities; ability to collect, analyze and summarize information to a general understanding; ability to think abstractly and separate complex ideas into simple elements.
  • Time Management and Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information.
  • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person's contributions; ability to work independently and as a team member.