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Manufacturing Engineer 3

Requisition ID:  119565
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

Senior Manufacturing Engineer with automation experience will use their expertise on a variety of complex manufacturing issues to increase capabilities to produce products. Design improves and installs integrated systems in the introduction of new products to the manufacturing and supply chain environment. Directly impacts all aspects of safety, quality, delivery, cost, and innovation, as well as the sustaining and growth efforts of operations.                                    

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Provides objective, functional, and financial engineering guidance on capital expenditures to division management and follows up on the implementation process
  • Coordinates all phases of cost reduction; forecasts labor and equipment requirements to ensure adequate equipment, machine capacity, and labor
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including production, engineering, and maintenance teams, to understand needs and specifications for automation projects
  • Troubleshoot and debug automation systems to ensure proper functionality and performance
  • Provides knowledge and expertise, acting as a professional resource for colleagues
  • Reduce costs and improve manufacturing profits, using significant expertise on complex issues, best practices, industry trends, and professional knowledge
  • Automation and Control Systems: Evaluate, select, and integrate robotic systems, control systems, and other automation technologies to automate manufacturing processes
  • PLC Programming and HMI Development: Develop and program PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) systems to control and monitor manufacturing processes
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), and additional hours as necessary
  • Integrate automation systems with existing manufacturing infrastructure, such as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) or MES (Manufacturing Execution System) systems
  • Develop and execute test plans, perform system integration tests, and validate automation solutions against defined specifications
  • Training and Documentation: Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for operators and maintenance personnel on the proper use, operation, and maintenance of automation systems
  • Create and maintain documentation, including user manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs), Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM’s), and troubleshooting guides for automation systems
  • Conduct risk assessments and implement appropriate safety measures to mitigate risks associated with automated systems
  • Design and create human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for operators to interact with and monitor automated systems
  • Ensure seamless integration between PLCs, HMIs, and other automation components

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering is a must requirement | Master’s Degree in Engineering is preferred
Years Experience: min 5 years of experience in automation technologies, including robotics, software programming, tooling, and test equipment design

  • Demonstrated expertise with complex manufacturing engineering solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex automation issues
  • Proficient with applying Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement
  • Ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of automation technologies, including robotics, PLCs, HMIs, and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems.Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools
  • Experience in project management, including planning, execution, and coordination of automation projects
  • Strong knowledge of automation technologies, including robotics, PLCs, HMIs, and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems
  • Proficiency in Visual Basic 6.0 is required
  • Proficiency in programming languages used in automation, such as ladder logic, structured text, function block diagram, Lab View, C++, Python, and Java are preferred
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California; Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $86K-$144K

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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