Materials Engineer

Job Location US-GA-Newnan
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The basic purpose or function of the Manufacturing Engineer is to be responsible for overseeing processes, equipment, and safety used in the shop during production of finished products.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.The duties and responsibilities regularly performed for this position are:

  • Support manufacturing and component repair operations such as machining, grinding, EDM, welding, blending, heat treat, brazing, thermal spray, peening, surface finishing, NDT, etc. 
  • Troubleshoots problems on the production line, issues corrective actions, and reports.
  • Identify pertinent KPI metrics and implement the means to measure, track, and drive improved performance.
  • Lead, teach, and coach employees in all aspects of lean manufacturing implementation and maintenance.
  • Develop capacity models to tie on time delivery and TAKT time to production performance.
  • Optimizes new systems and upgrades to existing processes and facilities.
  • Update shop routers, procedures, and process documentation.
  • Interface with government and customer auditors.
  • Assist with development of new product and process capabilities.


Education and Work Experience: 

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of three years prior experience.
  • Demonstrated success in utilizing lean tools such as PDCA, value stream mapping, Kaizen, 5S, etc.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude.
  • Machining skills, tool/fixture design, CAD modeling, or machine programming experience a big plus.
  • Familiarity with aerospace products and standards and/or FAA regulations.
  • Attention to detail and adherence to approved manufacturing data.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Previous work with airfoil fabrication.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary responsibilities or essential functions of the job.




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