Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Aerospace / Defense in Santa Clarita, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 376715

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is supporting our global aerospace/defense client, who is seeking a talented Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to provide manufacturing expertise to solve complex challenges, and to implement process and product improvements. 

Scope of Experience and Responsibilities:

  • 5-8 years+ of experience in a machine shop (CNC), weldment, brazing and/or a mechanical assembly/test environment. 
  • Experience in the aerospace, and/or defense industry is required.  
  • Background in the manufacturing of high reliability E/M products. 
  • Strong knowledge of Root Cause Analysis, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. 
  • Knowledge of Gauge R&R and machine capabilities. 
  • Provide technical solutions to address manufacturing issues
  • Support new capital equipment purchases and manufacturing implementation 
  • Experience with Design for Manufacturability & Assembly (DFMA) and New Product Introduction (NPI).
  • Participate in process improvements on a project level.
  • Support manufacturing with implementing complex engineering improvements and solutions.
  • Adhere to Quality System requirements and support process audits.
  • Initiate and support Process Flow Charts, PFMEA, and Control Plans.
  • Experience with Project Planning tools, such as MS Project, is a plus.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering, Aerospace or a related technical discipline is required
  • Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred
  • Continuous Improvement (CI) training and hands-on experience
  • Professional certifications including AWS, SME, CWE, CWI, etc. are preferred

Start Date:  Immediate

Duration:  Direct Hire

Location:   Santa Clarita, CA 

Compensation:   Highly competitive, including a highly competitive salary, lucrative bonus and comprehensive benefits