Albuquerque, NM, United States
Engineering, Manufacturing, Bluecollar
Who We Are:
Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit http://www.ball.com/aerospace, Facebookor Twitter.
Ball Aerospace's Albuquerque office, located near Kirtland Air Force Base NM, is a key provider of quick response technology assessments to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, US Air Force, and the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles directorate. Our multi-discipline staff provides a broad range of engineering and technical services, including technology demonstrations and assessments, laboratory and field experiments, and integrated research and analyses. We are seeking additional qualified engineers and analysts to join our technology assessment oriented organization.
Manufacturing Engineer I
To perform analysis, planning, coordination, control, and improvement of manufacturing and test operations for all phases, systems, programs, and/or products from less complicated, single focus activities to extremely complex and highly diverse activities.
What You’ll Do:
Improve and modify product designs assuring manufacturability; reduce product costs, meet program delivery requirements, and assure rigorous quality requirements are efficiently met through the application of professionally accepted industrial techniques, practices, and procedures.
Develop, maintain, and enforce effective and efficient manufacturing processes, instructions, flows, systems, and facilities that meet program, customer, and government compliance requirements.
Develop and maintain detailed production plans, manufacturing schedules, and factory forecasts in support of program and enterprise level operations.
Develop, maintain, and enforce processes that effectively control company- and customer-owned material, property, and assets.
Analyze, evaluate, and formally present innovative improvements to operational processes, instructions, and approaches that are required for meeting contract specifications for new or modified products and systems.
Compile and evaluate manufacturing data to determine adequacy of the product or process as compared to requirements and specifications.
Lead multifunctional teams of engineers, planners, technicians, and inspectors through multiple phases of product realization.
Ensure that all manufacturing procedures and processes conform to company and/or contract requirements for quality and performance.
Incorporate engineering changes in production and implement corrective action as required.
Compile and prepare necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings.
Organize, analyze, write, and present technical data and/or proposal information for program managers and customers.
Develop and maintain manufacturing and test records and reports.
Resolve any technical program difficulties or discrepancies with both customers and subcontractors.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Design and improve fabrication processes in an micro-electronics lab environment based on industry standards and advanced concepts.
Assist in R&D; of processes and procuring equipment to improve the quality and efficiency of fabrication of customer required hardware.
Occasionally assist technical team in equipment operation and maintenance, including fabrication of complex electrical and mechanical assemblies.
Maintain IPC certifications in hand soldering (IPC J-STD-001) and electronic assembly inspection (IPC-A-610) to facilitate senior-level technician knowledge and management over the technician team when required.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What You’ll Need:
BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 2 or more years related experience.
A curent TS/SCI security clearance is preferred
In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Successful candidate will have completed a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. Citizenship is Required.
Relocation for this position is Available
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Manufacturing/Assembly Engineer I (665907)
NM - Albuquerque
Website : http://www.ball.com
Five brothers founded Ball in 1880 with a $200 loan from their Uncle George. In the beginning, they made wood-jacketed tin cans for products like paint and kerosene, but soon expanded their offerings to glass- and tin-jacketed containers. In 1884, the brothers began making glass home-canning jars, the product that established Ball as a household name. The brothers—Edmund, Frank, George, Lucius and William—moved the company from Buffalo, New York, to Muncie, Indiana, in 1887 to take advantage of abundant natural gas reserves essential to making glass