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Actalent Manufacturing Engineer in Wichita, Kansas


• Lead in the execution of the ModNotice / Hold kit BOM’s and maintain assigned aircraft configuration documentation • Compile, analyze and provide status on shortages and availability by project and aircraft for all assigned activities • Coordinate with Engineering Group(s) for changes to the aircraft spares list • Interface with Projects, Engineering Group(s) and Procurement Buyers to establish achievable goals and schedules • Research new requirements as they become available from Engineering Group(s) • Determine the most effective method to give a make or buy decision for kit requirements • Assist in revision of shop floor layout and new manufacturing equipment requirements • Create and maintain planning documentation which details the sequential steps for fabricating, processing, assembling, or modifying mechanical, electrical, avionic and composite components and assemblies. • Define the most efficient method to fabricate and assemble components for kit requirements • Prepare concepts for interchangeability and part replacement as needed • Determine requirements for and implementation of new manufacturing equipment • Support process improvement initiatives by reviewing industry related publications for evolving certification standards and practices • Incorporate advancements into departmental process and procedures • Ensure departmental and company policies are incorporated within all new document releases • Initiate and lead in program reviews, cost reduction initiatives, system modification and data management • Act as focal for Methods/Material for ROM bids for proposed projects/programs • Provide solutions to a variety of technical/business related problems of moderate scope and complexity


manufacturing engineering, methods, material planning, bill of material, SAP, Catia, aviation, Aerospace, bombardier, learjet, mrp, composite, avionics, BOM

Top Skills Details:

manufacturing engineering,methods,material planning,bill of material,SAP,Catia,aviation,Aerospace

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• You typically have 7 to 8 years’ experience in Methods or related field • You have thorough knowledge of aircraft systems • You have thorough knowledge of aircraft parts and location of installations • You have thorough knowledge of CATIA v5 to include modeling and analysis • You have thorough knowledge of technical principles and theories related to manufacturing fundamentals • You have thorough knowledge of MRP principles and supply chain management • You have thorough knowledge of CAS, SAP, and Configuration databases • You have basic project management skills necessary to participate on both inter-departmental and intra-departmental teams and special projects • You have thorough knowledge of aircraft configuration control documentation • You have thorough knowledge of aircraft tooling concepts • You have excellent oral and written skills • You are able to interface comfortably and effectively with all management levels

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.