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Crane Aerospace & Electronics Manufacturing Engineer III- Electronics in Chandler, Arizona

Manufacturing Engineer III- Electronics

Location AZ, Chandler

Department Engineering

Employment Type Full Time

We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for a full-time Manufacturing Engineer in our Chandler, Arizona facility.

The Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics designs and manufactures high-density, high-reliability electronics for our aerospace, space, military, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. From the Mars Rover to implantable defibrillators; from submarines to fighter jets, our products have proven their ability to operate in the most demanding environments.

Our product line includes power management products and sophisticated electronic radio frequency components and subsystems. As a total solution enterprise, we offer our customers electronic manufacturing services, engineering support services, product development, and production service sets. Our products are found in the most complex commercial and defense applications.

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

The Manufacturing Engineer performs the most complex and varied work; develops and recommends improvements in the Manufacturing system and in product manufacturability and cost effectiveness.

Essential Functions :

  • Mentor’s the team and more junior ME’s, providing training and coaching whenever possible

  • Leads interdisciplinary teams

  • SMED in relevant products or processes

  • Drives cross site improvements

  • Stays up to date on industry and manufacturing trends through self-education and research

  • Study, analyze and design methods, procedures, processes, layouts, flow, fixtures and tooling asneeded to support production

  • Investigate, recommend, and implement manufacturing cost reduction and product improvementprograms

  • Identify root cause and corrective actions for manufacturing problem

  • Participate in customer specification and statement of work reviews

  • Participate in the review and evaluation of new product designs or design changes

  • Review and analyze design change request initiated by manufacturing personnel to determinefeasibility, validity, savings, effect on design, and verify justification for change

  • Evaluate, test and select facilities, equipment and materials required for production on conjunctionwith production supervision, purchasing and other groups

  • Perform a variety of cost analyses, e.g., cost estimates for quotations or "make or buy" decisions

  • Develop manufacturing operating instructions

  • Develop and track manufacturing metrics to monitor the health of processes

  • Evaluate non-conformances as part of the Material Review Board

  • Direct work activities of production operators to aid in problem solving

  • Develop procedures and train assemblers and operators in machine operations, processes orassembly applications

  • Coordinate with vendors and customers

  • Ability to identify and prioritize work with limited input from manager

  • Able to develop ROI or business case and present to management in the support of capitalequipment, new product or process development and productivity improvements

  • Any other task as assigned by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • 5+ years’ experience as Manufacturing Engineer

  • Practical application of the theories of modern production principles and methods as applied to a high technology design and manufacturing operations

  • Knowledge of material characteristics and processing, chemicals, basic concepts of: electrical systems, mechanical systems, RF, or hybrid assembly

  • Effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization

  • BS or BA degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Production Management, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment

  • Master degree in related field.

Special Work Conditions :

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment;

  • Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eyesafety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE;Flexible work schedule to support production;

  • Applicants selected could be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information;

  • Eligibility requirements include proof U.S. citizenship.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.