Senior Electronics Manufacturing Engineer
CMS - Davenport
 Davenport, IA

Cobham Mission Systems in Davenport, Iowa is seeking anElectronics Manufacturing Engineer II.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing liaison with Design/Sustaining Engineering on electronic circuit boards
  • Lead for electronics assembly best-practices, including ESD and FOD
  • ME lead working to improve internal and subcontracted electronics quality and reliability
  • Leads cost-out events and promotes a culture of continuous improvement
  • Applies Lean-Manufacturing and 6-Sigma Techniques as a means to eliminate waste, reduce process variation and to deliver products that meet customer expectations
  • Participates in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products
  • Conducts Design for Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as applicable
  • Develops work breakdown structures as a tool to develop cost estimates and to identify opportunities for cost reduction
  • Participates in new product development projects using the Cobham Lifecycle Management Process to articulate deliverables and a vehicle to commit to schedules
  • Develops and integrates new processes and methodologies as to provide competitive advantages for the business
  • Composes Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies
  • Provides training to operators on new improvement processes as required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or in another discipline with 2 years of experience in Electronics Manufacturing Engineer role
  • 3 years of total engineering experience in industry
  • 2 years of experience designing, testing and/or fabricating electronic circuit boards
  • 1 year of manufacturing engineering experience with electronic components
  • 1 year of experience with Lean/6-Sigma/Continuous Improvement best practices
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace electronics systems development, design or test experience
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • 2 years of Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Product life cycle management experience
  • AS9100/TS16949 and/or AS9145 (APQP) experience

For moreinformation regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there,please visit the below links:

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