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Belcan Manufacturing Engineer (Tube and Assembly) in Kent, Washington

Manufacturing Engineer (Tube and Assembly)

Job Number: 308397

Category: Supply Chain & Manufacturing SBU

Description: A Manufacturing Engineering job in Kent, WA is currently available at Belcan. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will translate engineering intent, drawings, and configurations into consistent manufacturing processes which focus on quality and repeatability. The roll is multifunctional with knowledge needed for tube bending, welding, assembly, cleaning, non-destructive testing, electro-mechanical box-build, cable routing/terminating, adhesive/sealant/potting compounds, and other various aerospace manufacturing processes.


  • Coordinate the manufacturing of launch vehicle assemblies, forming and welding of tubes, heat treating, and box-build/installation of integrated electro-mechanical systems.

  • Develop overall manufacturing process sequencing and make real-time adjustments as needed to deal with production issues.

  • Support hardware assembly on the shop floor and troubleshoot issues that arise throughout the day.

  • Translate engineering intent, drawings, and configurations into consistent manufacturing processes and work instructions that direct touch labor on the shop floor.

  • Provide design for manufacturability review and final approval for manufacturing of assemblies and machined parts.

  • Manage and improve quality, reduce cost, and optimize build schedule.

  • Perform root cause analysis when non-conformances and escapes are identified and deploy corrective actions.

  • Manage hardware configuration and maintain pedigree throughout the entire build and test process.

  • Participate in DFM/DFA and PFMEA studies to strengthen the feedback loop between design and build.

  • Use data to drive decisions from DFM/DFA and PFMEA studies as well as historical actuals.

  • Design, procure, install, and qualify custom manufacturing equipment, fixtures, assembly aids, mistake proofing methods.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Aerospace Engineering (other relevant fields may apply) from an accredited university.

  • 5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience working in a production environment.

  • Mastery of engineering fundamentals for mechanical design and manufacturing methods.

  • Working knowledge of GD&T and Drawing Interpretation, Jigs/Fixtures/Production Tooling, BOMs, Routings, Work Instructions, Component Inspection/Certification, Quality Testing, Configuration Management, Discrepant Material Disposition, Continuous Improvement, Mistake-Proofing.

  • Proven experience and successful track record developing/integrating new manufacturing processes and maintaining/improving existing processes.

  • Strong written, personal, technical, and software skills such as MRP, Issue Tracking, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to develop processes compliant to industry quality systems such as AS9100.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national or U.S. permanent resident

  • Flexibility with regard to occasional support of second shift.

Desired (Would like to see 1 or more of the desired qualities below)

  • Knowledge and experience using CREO and Windchill

  • Experience with developing and defining heat treat processes for high temperature alloys (Inconel)

  • Experience and knowledge with tube bending manufacturing processes

  • Experience and knowledge of electro-mechanical assembly and installation

  • Experience and knowledge in adhesives, sealants and potting compounds

If you are interested in this Manufacturing Engineer job please apply via the "apply now" link provided. As an employee with Belcan Engineering, you will be part of one of the largest engineering firms in the United States. We maintain a small-company atmosphere as well as open communication at all levels of our organization, allowing for much more dynamic decision-making processes. We offer flexible schedules as well as an excellent mentoring system to ensure that you have all of the knowledge and tools you need to meet a diverse range of engineering challenges. You will also have opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibility, including management roles. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Belcan is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

Build a challenging and rewarding career with an industry leader!

Location: Kent , WA

Minimum Experience (yrs):

Required Education: Not Specified


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