Drafter Castings Job Description Sample
Process Engineer, Castings
Perform process sustaining for the manufacturing line on variety of mechanical, chemical and electrical processes, tasks including disposition of non-conformance materials that come from the manufacturing line, response to out-of-control process, work on yield improvement projects, and qualify new equipment and process that being introduced into the manufacturing line. Provide engineering solutions and robust processes ensuring high quality and high performance structural castings that are critical to our advanced body structure and key components to our vehicles' superior crash and handling performance. Lead 5S and Lean manufacturing activities, and support production in various areas such as material handling improvements, production line configuration, and safety procedures. Manage workload with a positive attitude as a team player in a collaborative work environment.
In addition, the process sustaining engineer also perform process characterization, establish process control for all critical process parameters by real time SPC, support with process development, drive to improve process robustness to improve yield and reduce cost.
Establish real time SPC for all critical process parameters and drive Cpk >1.33
Responsible for yield improvement of the production line
Ensure that all non-conformance materials which produced by manufacturing lines are disposition real time
Maintain and help develop up-to-date process qualification to ensure the process baseline is available to production
Work with Manufacturing/Process Engineering and Production to ensure manufacturing instructions and standard works are always accurate and representative of the actual processes on the floor.
Manage process sustaining technicians to support Day to day coverage of production line process, including rapid response on out-of-control processes to minimize cost and maximize productivity.
Lead Lean Manufacturing and 5S initiatives.
Assist in the training of operators as needed.
BS/MS Degree on Chemical/Material/Electrical/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
Ability to manage technicians from multiple disciplines/levels.
A self-motivated individual with a strong background in die casting or permanent mold aluminum casting.
An understanding of good foundry process and metal handling.
Background in true process engineering as it relates to high pressure or permanent mold casting.
Strong understanding of or background in advanced quality planning and adherence to and ISO quality system.
This person will have a minimum of a Bachelor's in some type of a foundry program, materials engineering or manufacturing engineering.
4 years or more of experience in a Die Cast Engineering role
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment
Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills.
Skilled with common workplace software (MS Word, Excel, Power point, Visio, Access, JUMP, etc).
Knowledge of process development, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE), & FMEA fundamentals are required.
Experience in engineering or manufacturing division associated with casting experience required
Intelligent Risk taking, Integrated thinking, strong leadership, strong problem solving, and technical communication skills a MUST.
Process Control Engineer – Cores And Castings
Process Control Engineer – Cores and Castings
Posted 10/26/2018 1:55:24 PM
Job Function: Manufacturing
Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): United States; New York; Schenectady
The Process Control Engineer – Cores and Castings will be part of a cross-functional team that develops and implements investment casting processes for advanced industrial gas turbine components. In this role, you will provide expertise to improve rate of initial success, reduce product development time, improve yield, and reduce cost and complexity.
As the Process Control Engineer – Cores and Castings, you will:
Implement / improve processes for production of ceramic core and investment castings to meet the defined engineering and manufacturing requirements within a newly formed casting development facility
Gather relevant data and prepare process control charts, documentation, and other output as needed to ensure quality production and improvement
Develop new processes and identify / install new equipment as needed
Develop expertise specific to cores and castings
Work daily with the operations team to assess quality and adherence to procedure
Interface with the corresponding simulation teams to develop insight for improved designs
Provide mentoring and technical leadership to other design and process engineers
Be ready to leverage and scale approaches being worked by GE Global Research, GE Advanced Manufacturing Works, and GE Aviation, along with strong interaction with design engineering and externally sourced processes
Be part of an interdisciplinary team of process engineers, designers, and materials scientists that will develop game-changing processes and technologies
Bachelor's Degree in Ceramics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 5 years of experience in process development, manufacturing and/or related experience
- To be considered for this role, you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or protected individual defined by 8 USC 1101 (a) (2) and 8 USC 1324b (a) (3)
Master's Degree in Ceramics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 10 years of experience in industrial processes
Experience with ceramic core and casting technology
Ability to work effectively as part of a high performance, cross-functional team to drive impactful results
Understanding of safety, cost, and schedule risk mitigation for new processes and technologies
Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
Demonstrated strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines
Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality training
Strong verbal and written communication skills
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Locations: United States; New York; Schenectady
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Commodity Buyer - Castings
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles. Originating from the Westinghouse Air Brake Company founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations to enable autonomous driving in the commercial vehicle industry. Today, leading truck, bus and trailer brands worldwide rely on WABCO's differentiating technologies, including advanced driver assistance, braking, steering and stability control systems. Powered by its vision for accident-free driving and greener transportation solutions, WABCO is also at the forefront of advanced fleet management systems that contribute to commercial fleet efficiency. In 2017, WABCO reported sales of $3.3 billion and has nearly 15,000 employees in 40 countries. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
The successful candidate will have previous buying experience in an automotive or manufacturing company. This individual will report directly to the Site Purchasing Leader and have primary responsibility as a buyer for the Ferrous and Non Ferrous casting components that are used in steering and compressors assemblies
Negotiate on existing supplier business to drive material productivity and supply agreements
Use buying methods such as should cost analysis, raw material knowledge, part weight, cost breakdown and benchmarks
Develop and track direct material cost savings
Work with suppliers on VA/VE activities such as coordinate workshops, cross functional participation, track execution, report on progress.
Right size and develop best cost country supply base
Work with suppliers and Supplier Quality to achieve zero defects
Bring new technology to the organization
Ensure on-time delivery; support supplier capacity and delivery escalation process
Support new supplier development and onboarding according to Global and Regional Strategies
Support local purchasing activities for new program launches and sourcing
Knowledge of production and finish good processing for castings (equipment, secondary processes, for example machining, etc.)
Knowledge of tooling necessary to produce casting finish goods(mold tools, fixtures, capital, refurbishment needs and life span)
Work with casting and forging experts to understand supplier capability and feasibility for product quotations and launches
Skills & Experience
The successful candidate should ideally meet the following main criteria:
Minimum of 2 years of total experience and specific experience purchasing components in the manufacturing industry
A bachelor's degree in supply chain, business or engineering
A technical background and experience in understanding the business from order to cash
A high level of written and oral communications skills
Experience in purchasing casting and forgings
Contract and pricing negotiations
Analytical and problem solving skills
Strong computer skills, including SAP/ERP, Google platforms, Word, Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
High level of motivation and ability to manage several tasks at once
Travel to suppliers as needed, approximately 10%
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Senior Structural Castings Delivery Staff Leader
Senior Structural Castings Delivery Staff Leader
Posted 11/30/2018 4:54:49 PM
Job Function: Sourcing
Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale
You will lead the delivery team on the structural castings side & develop strategies to increase OTD, readiness / capacity, & constraint management. Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies.
Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Department applies existing technologies, approaches, methodologies in new combinations to design new products and systems.
Additionally, as the Structural Castings Delivery Leader, key responsibilities will include :
Define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels
Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers
Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement
- Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations
- This may also include purchasing activities
Develop action plans and research planning on the basis of a year
Contribute to business programs of a considerable part of a function or a business unit and to midterm plans
Department has a leading role in knowledge management
Decide about knowledge management
Stimulate sharing of knowledge
Develop training, deliver it and see into a proper roll out
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supplier Fulfillment, Manufacturing, Operations, or Supply Chain Management
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
Established project management skills
GE is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison's original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines.
These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today.
Evendale, Ohio is the headquarters of GE Aviation & the largest GE Aviation facility. Today over 7,500 GE employees work in this Cincinnati suburb designing, developing, & manufacturing large commercial, military, marine & industrial engines.
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This user friendly workout facility includes an indoor track, Olympic size indoor pool, weight loss programs, weight training and more. Nearby Cincinnati is a three-state, 15-county region that was recently ranked by Glassdoor as one of the top cities in the country for employment. The area offers world-class assets in arts and culture, amusements, hospitality, sports & recreation.
It offers all of the amenities of a large, bustling metropolis while maintaining a friendly, small town atmosphere which makes the region a remarkably flexible location filled with a wealth of opportunities & options. Click here to learn more about Cincinnati and it's beautiful suburbs!
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Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale
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Senior Principal Designer Drafter
Mission Systems Sector
Undersea Systems Division is seeking a self-starting, motivated Senior Principal Designer/Drafter to join our dedicated team. The team designs, develops, tests, delivers, and operates advanced prototype, unique marine systems. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to support a variety of unique equipment designed for marine applications.
The expectation of this position is an individual who has all the designer/drafter skills as outlined herein, plus a hands-on individual with the mechanical aptitude to perform some field engineering work during surge workload maintenance periods as outlined herein.
Roles and responsibilities include:
The designer/drafter will be required to design components or portions of systems and modify existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
Utilize computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as SolidWorks.
Gather information, perform studies, make calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches to present design proposals.
Coordinate design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, planning group, and customer personnel.
Create drawings from 3D models, write change orders, and update legacy drawings to incorporate design changes.
This position requires an active a DoD Top Secret/ clearance (or equivalent) with SCI eligibility.
Technically proficient employees may have the opportunity to deploy at sea with customer personnel for 40-50 day durations. These deployments offer employees the opportunity to experience and evaluate firsthand the real world performance of the systems they have designed. Employees are compensated for deployments.
High school diploma or equivalent and 6 years of related drafting or design experience
SolidWorks, Catia, or other similar CAD system proficiency
Active Top Secret clearance (or equivalent) with SCI eligibility
Experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software
Team player capable of working closely with customer personnel
ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Microstation, AutoCAD, and Photoshop software proficiency
Marine systems environment experience
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Designer / Drafter – Agricultural / Industrial Industry
Two years college education in drafting and design, preferably with a minimum of 2 years in the agricultural industry. Must know & be competent with AutoCAD and REVIT and be able to develop Process Flow Diagrams and Layout/General Arrangement and fabrication drawings. Experience in the following is desired: Renewable, Agricultural, and / or Industrial
Required: Must possess and maintain a current driver’s license and proof of insurance
Review and comprehend specification and transpose the information and design requirements into a Process Flow Diagram (PFD) and Layout Drawings (GA) for construction and proposal.
Work with the Project Managers and the Department Manager to portray required information on drawings – approve equipment approval drawings through construction stages of the project – with submittals to vendors, suppliers, and engineering firms.
Assist in the scope of work kick off meeting on awarded project to ensure understanding of the scope of work by all parties, research and suggest layouts to maximize all aspects of the specifications and efficiency for the facility.
Review and approve all manufacturers drawings and structural engineered drawings to confirm they fit within the constraints of the project.
Review and reline all work prior to having the Engineering Manager review.
Maintain the library of drafting / drawing standards
Organize all electronic drawings during the project in accordance with project standards and procedures.
Follow all proper drafting standards and procedures regarding line weight, spelling, sheet layout and arrangement, scale detail, etc.
Additional duties as assigned
Designer, Drafter, Revit, AutoCAD, Grain Handling, Ethanol, Ag Facilities
CAD Drafter (Orange County CA)
Analyze, prepare and ensure quality of CAD drawings (site plans, elevation, base level and level drawings)
Essential Job Functions
- Create and modify CAD Drawings for new site installations, revise CAD Drawings from field as-built drawings or sketches and create new CAD Drawings for unrecorded or newly acquired sites.
- Perform Quality Assurance check on final drawing products.
- Work closely with Asset Team to resolve issues and discrepancies.
- Provide positive feedback, support, and training to other team members.
- Communicate effectively with other internal departments regarding information related to CAD drawing change requests.
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Associates degree in Computer Aided Drafting or equivalent work experience
Wireless CAD Drafter
The CAD Designer / Drafter is responsible for transforming data such as verbal instructions, red-line sketches and drawings, into detailed drawings. The Drafter will also be responsible for following current company procedures and standards to ensure drawings are completed with quality and consistent with current drafting practices.
- Prepares routine drafting projects, such as the preparation of various drawings of cellular tower structures and equipment systems derived from fully dimensioned layouts and sketches.
- Calculate quantity takeoffs and prepare cost estimates.
- Prepare concept layout plans and grading, utility, stormwater, and soil erosion / sediment control design.
- Relies on detailed instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
- Follows established technical specifications to prepare drawings.
- Consults with supervisor regarding drawing accuracy and drafting standards.
- Follows all company CAD best practices for drawing creation, file management and revision control.
- Provides regular feedback and updates to immediate supervisor about the status of drafting tasks.
Skills and Specifications:
- Wireless experience (cell tower industry) HIGHLY preferred.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Some proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
- Proficient in AutoCAD 2010 or later.
- Able to manage multitask work in a fast-paced environment.
- Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.
- Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet job requirements.
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Northrop Grumman is looking for a Drafter to be a part of the Ship Self-Defense Systems Mark 2 (SSDS Mk2) program in Virginia Beach, Virginia. SSDS Mk2 provides shipboard combat systems manufacturing and integration for various United States Navy surface ships.
Plans, lays outs, draws, and revises detailed part, assembly, and installation engineering drawings and 3D models from basic layouts, established references, and standard data in the field of electronics
Utilizes computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as, Auto CAD, and Autodesk Inventor
Completes details of major layout drawings prepared by others in accordance with standard engineering drafting practices
Determines scaling; inserts necessary reference planes, centering and dimension lines, hidden line interpolations, and sectioning; prepares specifications for parts, assemblies, and installations; prepares complete production detail drawings; contributes design modifications to improve quality of product or facilitate manufacturing operations
Provides configuration management support that includes but is not limited to:
Identifying the functional requirements and physical attributes of an item
Documenting these attributes
Verifying configuration of the item and its documentation
Managing changes to an item and its documentation
Support in the development and maintenance of Engineering Bill of Materials (EBOMS). The EBOM includes parts that are contained in the Technical Data Package drawing Pars List as well as any and all substitute and alternate part numbers that occur due to end of life support
A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 6 years of additional education and/or related experience
A minimum of 5 years of experience developing engineering drawings
A minimum of 3 years of experience with AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor
A US citizenship with the ability to obtain a current Secret security clearance
An Associate's degree in an Engineering field
An AutoCAD or Equivalent
A current Secret security clearance
Contract Creo Technical Designer - Drafter
- Work with production and test engineers to update the designed baseline and incorporate in build red-lines
- Work with production and test engineers to create test harness drawings utilizing Creo
- Work with production and test engineers to create complete test and ground support equipment drawings
- Support configuration development and trade studies
- Provide technical guidance for hardware design and installation
- Active involvement in functional checkouts of instrumentation and electrical circuits
- Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget and technical status
- Coach, mentor and technically assist other engineers
- Identify opportunities for safety improvements and operational cost savings
- Minimum of an A.S. degree and 8+ years of recent experience designing/drafting aerospace or equivalent type harnesses, electrical test equipment, avionics boxes and associated brackets
- Experience with Creo; equivalent other software will be considered if all other required qualifications are met
- Experience with ASME Y14.5
- Familiar with existing applicable harness standards - IPC/WHMA-A-620A
- Strong electrical/mechanical design and integration skills using 3-D CAD software
- Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder)
- S. degree preferred
- Prefer experience with Creo – Windchill 10 and Routed System Designer (RSD)
- Familiar with NASA-STD-8739.4
- Experience with Pro/E Piping
- Experience with other high end CAD routing software such as Unigraphics NX Electrical and Mechanical Routing
- Knowledge of harness fabrication and installation processes
- Experience with launch vehicle or spacecraft mechanical systems
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