Performs and coordinates design, development, evaluation, analysis, and/or quality control functions on advanced and complex engineering projects; and develops solutions to technical problems specifically assigned or as they arise by applying advanced mathematical, physical science, and engineering technologies. Assesses process and equipment capabilities and establishes controls. Specifies, initiates, and coordinates acquisition of manufacturing resources and techniques. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
Designs and/or develops new products/processes, special instruments, and unique equipment to meet specific requirements of customer orders.
Develops and assesses production or inspection operations and sequences, equipment, tooling gages, or acceptance equipment and processing methods required to manufacture or inspect complex components and assemblies.
Translates design agency concepts into production items by coordinating the activities of engineering, quality, manufacturing, and related organizations.
Estimates set-up times, operating times, and flowtimes, as well as production and acceptance needs.
Participates in establishing operating procedures on new products and components.
Compiles cost estimates and delivery quotations, monitors performance, and prepares reports, statistics, and recommendations for management review.
Plans and performs engineering testing and development programs and uses advanced statistical and scientific methods to address and resolve engineering and production problems and to assure product manufacturability.
Analyzes processes, products, and inspection records to anticipate, identify, and correct problems and to establish quality levels and trends.
Refines product definitions, based on knowledge of manufacturing capability, to assure that released designs can be produced.
Determines acceptability of products and materials in conjunction with design agency and other affected organizations.
Interacts with design agencies and suppliers to assist in resolving design, development, production, and acceptance issues.
Prepares evaluation reports, analyzes discrepancies, makes recommendations for and initiates the most cost-effective improvements for product, test equipment, procedures, and manufacturing or operating processes that improve productivity and quality and reduce flowtime.
Provides project leadership and technical guidance on complex engineering projects.
May perform other duties as required.
Conducts activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established ES&H requirements to ensure the protection of associates, the public, and the environment. Takes actions necessary to “stop” work when an unsafe condition or action is identified. Every associate has the right and responsibility to stop work when unsafe conditions or actions are identified.
You Must Have:
Five or more years of relevant experience in engineering or related technical activities, such as manufacturing, inspection processing, or tool design, including application of advanced engineering principles and technology related to complex technical assignments.
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited Engineering program, or a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from an accredited program.
Ability to apply advanced design, development, evaluation, and quality control techniques to complex engineering projects.
Ability to work under minimal supervision, with latitude for independent action and decision making.
Some positions within this classification may require unique engineering expertise related to a particular discipline.
Location: 6700 W 115th St, Overland Park, KS 66211 USA
Must have or be eligible for a security clearance due to contractual requirements.
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