Engr. Product II 7408

Lisi Aerospace Torrance, CA

Product Engineer individual is responsible for providing technical support to all manufacturing and support departments and to outside customers on the design of fasteners.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential requirements represents the knowledge, skill, and/or ability.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.


Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:

* Reviews customer drawings and specifications. Analyzes new and changing customer requirements. Ensures equivalent Hi-Shear parts meet customer drawing/specification requirements. Designs or modifies products for customers to utilize in new applications.

* Prepares and maintains sales and manufacturing drawings; may prepare tooling drawings, overlays, drawings for test fixtures and equipment. Prepares and updates Process Control Requirements; PCD’s.

* Interfaces with customers on technical issues.

* Provides technical support on assigned fastener products.

* Develops test plans and conducts qualification testing of new products and special testing of existing products. Produces test reports and product specifications.

* Confers with Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, Test Lab, Suppliers and the customer to coordinate and communicate engineering requirements.

* Interfaces with Sales Department in creation and revision of company sales publications. Provides support in adding and updating Item Master codification / engineering ERP records.

* Investigates manufacturing problems and recommends solutions.

* Performs root cause analysis on defective products using engineering principles and knowledge of manufacturing processes

* Will continuously look for and review applicable emerging technologies related to existing and new product development and in parallel with core competencies and manufacturing techniques.

* Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.

* Responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements, and safe operating procedures at all times.

* Required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.

* Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.

* Other duties may be assigned

Ways of working, Experience, and Behaviors

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

* Analytical – Ability to analyze and understand complex information, product specification, and critical technical information. Able to scrutinize information providing succinct information on risks and proposed actions

* Technical Skills – Understands and has working knowledge of ISO 9001, AS 9100, NADCAP, Mil-Specs, ITAR, General aircraft construction and aircraft industry trends, Aircraft fasteners industry and Aerospace specifications, machine tools, forging and metal processing. Able to use mechanical testing equipment. Able to clearly share expertise and transfer technical knowledge to others; Working in problem solving team environment; Communicates technical knowledge and expertise with customers to instill confidence regarding quality function.

* Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquiries regardless of the situation.

* Written Communication – Writes technical documents clearly and accurately; Transfers technical data into meaningful written documents that can be understood by all levels of the organization.

* Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.

* Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

* Cost Consciousness – Works within the direction of the department’s resources; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

* Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

* Planning/Organizing – Manages multiple projects, Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

* Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Supervisory Responsibilities

No Supervisory responsibilities.

May assist in the coaching and process teaching of interns or less experience personnel under the supervision of management.


Education and/or Experience

* Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a related technical field

* A minimum of two years of engineering experience

* Working experience of manufacturing environment procedures, methods, design and documentation

* Working knowledge of machine tools and forging preferred

* Working knowledge of relevant engineering applications, technical reading and writing; knowledge of manufacturing

* Or equivalent combination of experience and related education

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. The ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume strengths (tensile, shear, etc.). Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD software; Testing software;; Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, licenses, registrations

Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, and to speak or listen. The employee is frequently required to sit and requires eye-hand coordination, repetitive hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand for extended periods of time and walk. The employee must occasionally bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Hearing level within normal/average range.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Safety and Environmental

The responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, or proper footwear PPE in specified areas.