Senior Manufacturing Engineer

CIRCOR International, Inc
Hauppauge, New York
Apr 16, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Senior Manufacturing Engineer


BUSINESS: Aerospace & Defense

LOCATION: Hauppauge

DIRECT REPORTING: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is a fast-growing company known for its ability to provide highly engineered technology, service and system solutions to a range of aerospace and associated markets.

Globally focused with strategic facilities on four continents, we offer a range of products, components and integrated systems that are found on most commercial and military aircraft, as well as on unmanned aircraft, military ground vehicles, shipboard applications and spacecraft. Core product lines include: fluid control, landing gear and actuation, and electro-mechanical control.

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense - Hauppauge, NY

Aerodyne Controls/CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc., manufactures and supplies engineered critical control components and sub-systems based on customer requirements to the aerospace and medical equipment markets. A new lean manufacturing facility, features a class 10K clean room for flight critical pressure regulators, product line cells for pneumatic weapons release systems, high pressure pneumatic assemblies, blood separation centrifuges, and kinetic switch components and modules.

  • High Pressure Pneumatic Systems
  • Pneumatic Blowdown Systems
  • Landing Gear Blowdown Systems
  • Kinetic Switches
  • Pneumatic UAV Rail & Tube Launchers
  • Blood / Plasma Centrifuges

  • Aerospace - Military, and Commercial
  • Medical


Position Summary

Senior Manufacturing Engineer will act under the general supervision of a Manufacturing Engineering Manager on multiple assignments of complex nature and broad scope.

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, the candidate will 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, test fixturing, manufacturing instructions, and problem solving.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Continually improve manufacturing methods/systems and process/ product improvements to optimize product performance and reduce manufacturing costs. Identify, design, implement, and evaluate improvement opportunities.
  • Determine specific requirements of manufacturing operation to specify equipment, fixturing, and process parameters. Collaborate on design with suppliers to fulfil equipment and fixturing requirements.
  • Provides production floor and assembly support in technical matters relating to assembly drawing interpretation, engineering change notices, rework, manufacturing difficulties and specifications.
  • 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 support in the development, modification, and evaluation of manufacturing operations.
  • Provides input to plans, process specifications and procedures, production aids and assembly fixtures, factory work standards development, and the like.
  • Ensures successful completion of the assigned tasks within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Ensures that the quality policy and quality system is understood, implemented, and maintained at all levels of the organization.
  • 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.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering (B.S / B.E.) in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering (or equivalent) from an ABET-accredited institution. Master's Degree preferred.
  • 10+ years engineering experience preferred. Applicants with less experience may be considered based on their competency and experience.
  • Experience in designing/analyzing components, assemblies, and tooling with high precision tolerances.
  • Working knowledge of Mechanical and Electromechanical assemblies.
  • Experience in technical writing (work instructions, reports, etc.) with an attention to detail for formatting, consistency, and thoroughness.
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modelling, assemblies, and drawings (SolidWorks / AutoDesk Inventor).
  • Proficiency in MS Excel (formulas, lookup functions, etc).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret reference manuals, engineering standards, and vendor component catalogues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and ability to collaborate with all operational disciplines.
  • Knowledgeable in lean manufacturing principles and six sigma methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pneumatic/Hydraulic Valve assembly and test experience.
  • Knowledge of visual programming languages a plus (LabVIEW, Simulink, etc.)
  • Knowledge of text-based programming languages a plus (MATLAB, C++, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Electromechanical components and PLC troubleshooting
  • Previous experience with aviation or medical equipment qualification processes desirable.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt or Lean certification a plus
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient in financial and statistical analysis

  • US Citizen

PAY RANGE: $87K - $105K
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