National Machine Group Process (Manufacturing) Engineer II in Tempe, Arizona


Accountable for developing, improving, and supporting all production processes associated with the launch, manufacture, and test of products in an assigned value stream or product line. Often directs, guides or mentors activities of Level I process engineers, prioritizing work load based upon needs of production floor.

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing processes while maintaining compliance to design specifications.

  • Primary contact for design engineering or program management on manufacturing processes.

  • Creates and maintains methods, B.O.M.s and labor standards in ERP system.

  • Leads activities related to C.I., RCCA, PFMEA, and cost reductions / process improvements.

  • Review, approval and implementation of product design and technical documentation changes related to manufacturing.

  • Design, construction, and validation of tooling, fixtures, gages, and equipment.

  • Work with product engineers and/or program managers to effectively launch product from design to production.

  • Work flow / cell design with a focus on waste reduction and process improvement.

  • Works directly with customers and suppliers to address manufacturing issues and implement solutions.

  • Act as primary point of contact for specialized manufacturing processes (NADCAP).

  • Analysis of manufacturing variances to help identify key areas in need of improvement.

  • Support supply chain and quality with supplier development activities as needed.

  • Support resolution of supplier quality issues as required.

  • Mentor / guide level I manufacturing engineers.

  • Support customer complaints & concerns.

  • Other duties and reporting or projects as required.


Four year degree in engineering preferred (mechanical, aerospace, or manufacturing preferred) and 5-10 years manufacturing engineering experience OR 10-15 years of progressive manufacturing job responsibility in lieu of degree.

  • Hands on troubleshooting & problem solving including statistical analysis.

  • Knowledge of both manual and automated mechanical/electrical/hydraulic (as appropriate) equipment for tooling, fixtures, and testing.

  • Ability to implement change and train employees in a production floor environment.

  • Excellent technical, written and oral communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Working knowledge of ERP (in particular BOM & Method creation & support).

  • Lean Leader level III (or equivalent Lean training and experience) strongly preferred

  • Working knowledge of GD&T; preferred

  • Working knowledge of CAD or CAM software preferred.

Title: Process (Manufacturing) Engineer II

City: Tempe

State: AZ

External Deadline to Apply: 7/21/2017

Post Date: 6/19/2017

Requisition Number: 17-0060