Manufacturing Specialist


Key information

Industrial Engineering
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Kirkland, CANADA
Internship / Student, Full-time, TBD
Bachelor's Degree
First experience
Eric - 795 (1)-79779

Job description

The Manufacturing Engineer will support the Engineering and Production Department with respect to the manufacturing of aircraft interior products by solving manufacturing issues and reducing the time to manufacture products with the implementation of time saving measures. Also ensure the quality, integrity and certification properties of products manufactured is maintained or improved.

Summary of duties:

Act as shop liaison between design engineers and production to ensure products are built to specifications and engineering documents.
Provide feedback to design engineering to improve product design for ease of manufacturing, optimization of cost, weight reduction and time to manufacture product.
Identify and, if necessary, design and deploy tooling to aid in production processes.
Ensure standardization and compliance to engineering, customer and company specification for processes employed in the production of interior products.
Solve manufacturing issues and communicate solutions to design engineering.
Establish manufacturing line set up for new products for optimal production with respect to time and cost.
Perform process risk analysis (PFMEA) and develop risk mitigating actions
Provide assistance to production personal for all facets related to manufacturing of product
Perform time study and create/modify production work instructions
Has understanding of "7 Wastes"
Know and apply ZODIAC engineering manual, CDE1000 with emphasis on Section 2.0.
Basic knowledge in "LEAN tools" such as valve stream mapping (VSM), 5S, pull, flow, JIT, Kanban, Standard work, simple problem solving skills
Able to co-lead manufacturing Kaizen Workshops
Able to provide training on production process with guidance

Job requirements

Education: BS Eng/Science (Mech/Industrial/Aero Preferred), or 2-Yr Technical + 3 Yr Experience in field
Experience: 2+ years
Computer Skills: Proficient with Windows Operating System®, Office XP® (including Visio), AutoCAD
Other Skills: Experience with airworthiness regulations desired.
Languages: Ability to communicate in French and English.

Company information

Safran Cabin

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Cabin provides all elements of a seamlessly integrated Cabin Interior. From the overhead bins, lavatories and galleys to crew rests and cargo containers, either as independent world class products or as a fully integrated cabin. The company is headquartered in Huntington Beach in Southern California, USA and operates 30 sites in 11 countries. The over 13.000 employees across the globe serve virtually all the airlines, aircraft leasing companies and airframe manufacturers worldwide.

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