Jr Manufactuing Engineer

CIRCOR International, Inc
Corona, California
Feb 15, 2024
Feb 27, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Junior Manufacturing Engineer




DIRECT REPORTING: Manufacturing Engineering Manager/Motors Operations Lead

About CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluid and motion control products for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR products are flying on most commercial and military aircraft, including single and twin aisle air transport, business and regional jets, military transports and fighters, and commercial and military rotorcraft. Other markets include unmanned aircraft, shipboard applications, and military ground vehicles.

Business units are in Corona, California; Warren, Massachusetts; Hauppauge, New York; Paris, France; Uxbridge, UK; and Tangier, Morocco. Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is headquartered in Corona, California.


Position Summary

Sr Manufacturing Engineer will act under the general supervision of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager or Motors Operations Lead on multiple assignments of complex nature and broad scope. Be a part of a dynamic team to design and develop manufacturing processes for new and legacy product lines. This includes but not limited to process improvements, tooling, manufacturing instructions and problem solving.

Principal Activities
  • Ensures successful completion of the assigned tasks within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Participates in defining manufacturing/engineering approaches, in planning and scheduling work.
  • Provides support in the design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of manufacturing operations.
  • Provides input to plans, process specifications and procedures, production aids and assembly fixtures, MRP support studies, factory cost work standards development, and the like.
  • Compiles and evaluates test and production data, prepares technical analysis, recommends manufacturing methods and processes required to meet design objectives on new or improved products and/or processes.
  • Provides production floor and assembly support in technical matters relating to assembly drawing interpretation, engineering change notices, rework, manufacturing difficulties and specifications.
  • Continually improve manufacturing methods/systems and process/ product improvements to optimize product performance and reduce manufacturing costs. Identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement and make specific recommendations for adoption. Perform cost analyses to reduce or optimize product costs.
  • Support new product development or existing product line extensions/modifications by ensuring new products or manufacturing processes are designed to facilitate ease of manufacturing and to produce quality, cost effective products with optimized yields.
  • Ensures that the quality policy and quality system is understood, implemented, and maintained at all levels of the organization.
  • Determine specific requirements of manufacturing operation in order to specify equipment, fixturing, and process parameters. Collaborate on design with suppliers to fulfill equipment and fixturing requirements.
  • Develop plans to evaluate process repeatability and stability through equipment qualification and process validation.
  • Applies six sigma methodologies as appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

Previous experience in a manufacturing assembly environment, with additional preference to a valve manufacturing history
  • Ability to support production needs and identify improvements in production operations and effectively communicate both opportunities and solutions
  • Ability to work with others to accomplish common goals and make the business successful.
  • Displays flexibility in approach to work scope and daily activities to ensure the site and company meets its production and financial goals
  • Ability to select and utilize the correct welding procedure for a specific requirement.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, procedures and instructions satisfactorily to successfully perform assigned duties in a safe manner
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other employees on a variety of topics
  • Ability to deal with problems through creative solutions

Education & Experience
  • BE/DME with 5 6 years' experience in any Valve Industry in Assembly.
  • Previous Leadership or Supervisory experience preferred but not required.

PAY RANGE: $58K - $72k annually. Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities