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Actalent Manufacturing Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

This Engineer will be responsible for planning and designing methods to improve composite production processes. This person will review existing processes and develop solutions to increase productivity or reduce costs; they will also ensure compliance with approved production methods and quality standards.


  1. Complete hands-on design and process engineering of assigned aerospace and imaging projects

  2. Manages assigned projects from conception to production by interfacing with the customer on design, development, engineering and technical customer contact related issues including drawings, manufacturing instructions, bill of materials, bill of operations and other items necessary to produce a high quality product

  3. Models and creates drawings using 3D CAD (SolidWorks or Catia) for aerospace and imaging components

  4. Develops or assists in tooling conceptualization and design process

  5. Develops Bills of Material and Operational Instructions for the manufacture of components

  6. Interfaces with assigned teams of design and process engineers

  7. Plans, executes and manages testing as required

  8. Maintains relationships with key composite vendors

  9. Participates in company continuous improvement initiatives

  10. Assists in training appropriate staff to perform job functions

  11. Provides technical support to vendors and manufacturing teams

  12. Supports the bid process and determines the total cost/price for each bid. Computes cost factors, using manufacturing cost breakdown, historical and current data to prepare estimates used for bid proposals and determining cost effectiveness. Consults with customers, suppliers or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues


composite manufacturing, composite, aerospace, catia, bill of material, lean manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, six sigma, kaizen, design, process improvement

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.