Manufacturing Engineer, Senior, Avionics and Electrical Systems - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is seeking a talented Avionics Manufacturing Engineer to support Air Force space launch and range programs, and perform Manufacturing Engineering/Producibility roles in evaluating critical manufacturing processes for qualification and variation that may impact design and manufacturability of Flight Critical Items.

General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for reporting assessment and evaluation results to senior program managers and customer representatives

• Interface with a multi-disciplined team consisting of multiple Contractors and team members

• Work with launch vehicle provider to schedule and track audits to be performed during rocket certification activities

• Develop products such data tables, audit checklists, presentations, and reports status to the customer. Reviews completed team products for completeness and acceptance.

• Compile and present weekly status charts of team to AF leadership.

• Complete perform audits and audit checklists in preparation for Engineering Review Boards and design reviews

• Interface with customer, design engineers, project manager, and production personnel.

• Participate in Engineering Review Boards and apply knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.

• Examine product design and its implementation to manufacturing processes assessing/evaluating the manufacturing baseline for qualification, capability, process control and maturity.

• Assess documentation for proper configuration management and change control.

• Assess/ evaluate conformance to standards, specifications, drawings, procedures, work instructions, other contractual requirements and the trace-ability to the functional and physical characteristics of configuration items.

• Generate audit checklists and conduct production floor audits to verify documented processes are being followed.

• Review process changes to determine impact to process stability.

• Assess facilities manufacturing capacity, production readiness, vendor/supplier control requirements.

Mandatory Skills Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in science, engineering & 10-15 years of experience involving manufacture of complex products; application of manufacturing principles and methods including: product design, process design, producibility, process qualifications/validation, product design requirements flow down to manufacturing process requirements/documentation, product and process controls, measurement and test, product/process audits, statistical applications, configuration management, and lean manufacturing.

• Strong work ethic, flexibility, and attention to detail

• Detailed knowledge and use of Microsoft office products, including word and PowerPoint and PC usage.

• Strong communication and auditing skills, team participator, including resolving conflict

• Experience with space-qualified parts fabrication and assembly

• Experience with manufacturing-based ERP systems

• Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

• Experience with Surface Mount Technology in circuit card fabrication; printed wiring board fabrication and testing; avionics box assembly; wire harnessing; component and subsystem testing.

Other Skills Preferred:

• A strong background in launch or satellite systems manufacturing is highly desired.

• Master's Degree desirable

• Analytical and Critical thinking skills

• Oral and written communication skills

• Organizational skills

• Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure

• Multi-tasking ability