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2nd Shift Manufacturing Engineer

Pratt & Whitney
Irvine, CA
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2nd Shift Manufacturing Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

2nd Shift Manufacturing Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 55990BR Date posted 11/02/2017 City Irvine State California Country US

N2 Imaging Systems, a UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) company, is an acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of compact, low power, visible and infrared imaging systems used for soldier vision enhancement, targeting, and surveillance during day, night or low-visibility conditions. Our vertically integrated company, including operations and engineering staff are experienced veterans in providing low-power, lightweight solutions for capturing imagery across the spectrum. Our passion for supporting the Warfighter and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance.

N2 is currently seeking a highly motivated, Manufacturing Engineer to join our 2nd shift team working in a hands-on, collaborative environment. Selected individual must be able to train on 1st shift (7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) a minimum of 3-6 months prior to transitioning to 2nd shift. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing support to the manufacturing processes, including assembly, test, calibration, alignment, etc. The Manufacturing Engineer also provides support of N2 products in production, including activities such as troubleshooting and characterizing systemic failures, maintaining product documentation, and implementing manufacturability improvements. The successful Manufacturing Engineer will be a high-energy contributor who takes the initiative to ensure our manufactured parts are world class, and that our manufacturing processes are both effective and continuously improve efficiency.

2nd Shift hours: 4:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Develop and maintain product process documentation, such as product assembly procedures, product test/calibration/alignment procedures, assembly and test checklists, standard operating procedures, etc.
  2. Support implementation and maintenance of the manufacturing line and equipment, such as specification and selection of basic test and assembly equipment, developing and implementing equipment maintenance and calibration procedures, repairing and maintaining assembly, burn-in and test equipment.
  3. Develop fixtures and tooling to aid in the assembly and test of products.
  4. Support implementation of practices and procedures to improve standard operations including ESD control, material flow and control, etc.
  5. Develop and follow procedures, equipment, policies and practices to maintain a safe work environment at all times.
  6. Review field and factory failures, to identify common failure modes and issues of a systemic nature. Characterize failures and resolve recurring problems through mistake-proofing.
  7. Identify areas for improved product manufacturability, reduced product cost, or improved product reliability.
  8. As needed, work with suppliers to correct problems or initiate improvements in accordance with manufacturability, cost and reliability improvement projects.


Required experience:

  1. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  2. Must be analytical, observant, focused, and detail orientated.
  3. Ability to interface with personnel throughout the Operations, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain organizations in an efficient and productive way, including both oral and written communications.
  4. Use of Visio or other simple CAD tools to document high level block diagrams.
  5. Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  6. Familiarity with Engineering documentation standards, ability to read and interpret basic engineering drawings and specifications.
  7. SAP experience a plus.

Preferred experience:

  • Opto-mechanical manufacturing.
  • Ability to generate models from Creo (Pro-E) or Mastercam.

  • BA/BS degree w/6+ years experience.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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