COBHAM MISSION SYSTEMS DIVISION Manufacturing Engineer II in DAVENPORT, Iowa

LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportDate Posted08 Nov 2018 Cobham is seeking a ManufacturingEngineer II for our Davenport, IA facility. KeyResponsibilities:Drive process improvement through designing, planning and implementing innovative and best in class manufacturing processes and capital improvement projects.Participate in cost-out events and promotes a culture of continuous improvement.Apply Lean-Manufacturing and 6-Sigma Techniques as a means to eliminate waste, reduce process variation and to deliver products that meet customer expectations.Participate in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products.Conduct Design for Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as applicable.Develop work breakdown structures as a tool to develop cost estimates and to identify opportunities for cost reduction.Participate in new product development projects using the Cobham Lifecycle Management Process to articulate deliverables and a vehicle to commit to schedules.Develop and integrate new processes and methodologies as to provide competitive advantages for the business.Compose Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies.Provide training to operators on new improvement processes as required. MinimumRequirements:Associates degree required.BS in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or a Science field.2 or more years of Manufacturing Engineering experience.1 year of experience with Lean/6-Sigma/Continuous Improvement best practices.This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. PreferredQualifications:SixSigma Black Belt certification.2or more years of experience with Lean/Continuous Improvement best practices.2or more years of Root Cause Problem Solving.Experiencedeveloping assembly processes, routings, work instructions, and procedures.AS9100/TS16949experience. Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us fromour launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming aglobal leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's theinsights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future.Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in thedevelopment, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systemsin the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham todeliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employeesto draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leadsto an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharingplans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration pleasevisitFollow us on our LinkedIn page atJob ID00P6NJob CategoryOperationsPrimary LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportOrganizationCobham Mission SystemsScheduleFull-timeRecruiterLorie WarrenCobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.