Manufacturing Engineer

Ketema - 790 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92021

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Vacancy title
Manufacturing Engineer
Ketema - 790 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92021
Employment type
Closing date

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Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Ketema?

Ketema is part of the Aerospace division of Senior plc and is located in sunny San Diego, CA and El Cajon, CA, respectively.

We are a technology-driven, team-oriented company that takes pride in the relationships we build with our customers, suppliers and with each other. We offer exciting career opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and reward employees who are motivated, innovative and results-oriented. We are looking for dedicated individuals to join us in engineering solutions for our customers.

What does the job involve?

Evaluates, develops and improves manufacturing methods, systems and processes.  Provides guidance in manufacturing related engineering tasks, work with machine processes and tooling design.  May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aerospace manufacturing.

What will my responsibilities include?

  1. Supports manufacturing operations directly by assisting in improving efficiency, developing repeatable processes, supporting implementation of new equipment and methods, and making planning changes as required.
  2. Utilizes manufacturing expertise to provide value engineering suggestions to Estimating, Design and Process Engineering, while developing and executing process improvement plans for quality, cost, and workflow.
  3. Assist Cell Leaders with capital expenditure plans, elimination of process variation and development of standard work instructions.
  4. Involved integrally in the transition of new product start ups from initial release to sustaining production.
  5. Works closely with shop personnel to resolve production problems and implement best methods.
  6. Provides input to new business start up and Estimating for the best process methods and tools.
  7. Supports the development of writing set up cards and other documentation to make processes more efficient and eliminate variability between operators.
  8. Analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and reliability objectives of finished product.
  9. Proof checks his/her own work and the work of others at this level and below as required.

What key skills and experience do I need?

Knowledge of practical manufacturing processes including titanium machining, nickel bases and alloys.  Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.  Knowledge of GD&T essential.  Knowledge of design software (NX, Solidworks, CATIA) preferred. Machining and assembly background preferred.

What qualifications should I have?

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college preferred.

Experience: 5 years (Manufacturing exp. strongly preferred)

Why Join Senior Aerospace Ketema?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, commission plan, and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.  

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

             Equal Opportunity Employer:   minority/female/disability/veteran

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.