L3 Technologies Manufacturing Engineer in Menlo Park, California

Manufacturing Engineer


Interfaces with Engineering and Production to ensure documentation and processes meet manufacturing requirements. Develops, implements, and maintains methods, operation sequence, and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and assemblies. Estimates manufacturing costs, determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements for new and existing product lines. Designs and implements necessary tooling, jigs, and fixtures in support of assembly and fabrication. Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Review new and revised drawings for manufacturability, reliability, quality requirements, and cost of manufacture.

  2. Convert engineering documentation to a form necessary for manufacturing, ensuring accurate bills of materials and engineering change control.

  3. Write, review, and update operational routing sheets for machining and assembly processes. Generate manufacturing BOMs.

  4. Design and develop jigs, fixtures, and tooling to make manufacturing more efficient.

  5. Provide sustaining production support in resolving problems and improving procedures and processes for production released products.

  6. Interface with suppliers as required for process support.

  7. Perform various cost analyses for manufacturing process estimates, tool development estimates, and facilities related costs.

  8. Design and implement techniques that will increase yield and reduce production costs

  9. Prepare office and factory plans and layouts as required.

  10. Serve as member of Change Control Board (CCB) and Preliminary Review Board (PRB).

  11. Conduct audits as required to ensure process capability both within Randtron and at outside supplier.

  12. May be responsible for recommending corrective action where EH&S hazards exist. .

Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Interacts with both internal and external senior personnel. Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and needs only general instructions on new assignments. Resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.


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Requires a BS in Engineering (Mfg., I.E., or M.E.), and/or a minimum of five to seven years of directly related experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment or a MS in Engineering and/or a minimum of three to five years related experience. Requires skills as a seasoned manufacturing engineering professional with a full understanding of tool design, knowledge of machine and plastics fabrication, and a thorough understanding of assembly processes.

Experience with cost estimating is preferred. Ability to interact well with othersand demonstrate exceptional communication skills. A strong knowledge of current PC applications in word-processing and spreadsheets. Experience with and knowledge of CAD drawing (CREO/Pro-E and/or AutoCAD) is required. Experience working within an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System is a plus.

Additional Requirements:

  • May be required to obtain a Security Clearance.

  • Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends and travel on occasion.

  • Ability to type for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

  • Based upon your job duties, and need to visit different areas within Randtron, you may be exposed to; fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA and ACGIH exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and/or be part of a hearing conservation program due to noise levels around certain equipment.

  • May be required to move items 25 pounds for distances of up to 25 feet.

  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please call 650-326-9500 x390

Job Production Engineering

Primary Location USA-California-Menlo Park

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: No

Organization: Division - Randtron-20000064

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: May 17, 2018, 7:09:08 PM

Req ID: 098649