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Manufacturing Engineer

Palm Bay, FL 32905

Posted: 07/11/2018 Industry: Technical Job Number: 73511

Loyal Source is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to fill a full time, direct hire position in Melbourne, FL. The ideal candidate will have focus is the defense or electronics industry experience, and have a background in CCA/SMT line manufacturing and process improvement.

For more information and to apply, please contact Mary Varouh via email at

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an engineer to lead production activities overseeing the manufacturing and testing of various electro-mechanical assemblies for DoD and government programs. The position will be fast paced and schedule driven.  Familiarity with electro-mechanical assemblies, cabling, and circuit card assemblies will be highly beneficial in this role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage daily logistics and workflow to ensure maximized throughput for manufacturing and test.

  • Collaborate with engineering for design for manufacturability.

  • Provide technical evaluation inputs for all program needs both internal and for suppliers. 

  • Plan, coordinate and manage cost, schedule, and technical performance (CAM) for the assigned program effort. Collaboration with the program team with emphasis on achievement of cost and schedule targets.

  • Analyze internal and external operations to assess risks (cost, schedule and technical performance) as well as opportunities, developing risk mitigation plans, and taking corrective action when risks/opportunities are identified. 

  • Support lean/process improvement initiatives of technical and operational nature.

  • Support root cause and corrective action processes.

  • Design and develop manufacturing tools, strategies and systems.

  • Work alongside Quality, Test, and Reliability Engineering functions to achieve common program and operational goals.


  • Bachelor' s Degree in mechanical, electrical, aerospace, or industrial engineering with a  minimum of  6+ years industry experience, OR, Master’ s Degree in mechanical, electrical, aerospace, or industrial engineering and 4+ years industry experience.

  • Hands-on experience with  Electro-Mechanical Assemblies.

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience  in applying best practice FMEA/DFMA/DTC methodologies, leading Kaizen  events, implementing root cause corrective action analysis and lean  manufacturing techniques.

  Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Background in the manufacturing of electronics for military and government systems

  • Background in fast paced production manufacturing environment

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, or working knowledge of Lean/Process Improvement tools.

Security Clearance: Please be aware that some positions require the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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