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Senior Operations Engineer

Woodward HRT/MPC
life insurance, vision insurance, parental leave, paid holidays, sick time, short term disability, long term disability, tuition reimbursement
United States, Illinois, Niles
6300 West Howard Street (Show on map)
March 21, 2024

Woodward's Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment

At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential. We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path.

We humbly acknowledge this will be an imperfect journey. Yet, we are steadfastly committed to embracing the power of diverse people, perspectives and experiences for our current members, attracting the best talent across our communities, and creating an inclusive and rewarding workplace for all.

Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity

  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity

  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members

  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays

  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance upon date of hire

  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave

  • Paid parental leave

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits

  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life

  • Member referral bonus

  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible SpendingAccounts

  • Voluntary benefits, including:

    • Home / Auto Insurance discounts

    • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark?If you're an experienced Operations Engineer, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Woodward is hiring a Senior Operations Engineer at our Niles, IL location. This individual will be responsible for driving process improvements while using their mechanical aptitude and hands on approach to support the product value streams.

What's in it for you...

At Woodward, our "employees" are called and treated as "members" and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

Woodward is hiring a Senior Operations Engineer at our Niles, IL location. This individual will be responsible supporting the New Product Introduction (NPI) and Sustaining Engineering for manufacturing with a focus on CNC machined and fabricated piece part.

What you will be doing...

  • Evaluate new designs and provide feedback for Design for Manufacturability.

  • Create cost estimates based on cycle time and material cost for CNC machined and fabricated components.

  • Collaborate with external suppliers with Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) to solicit feedback on capability and cost.

  • Evaluate supplier quotes compared to internally generated should cost models

  • Facilitate manufacturing of prototype parts through internal machine shop.

What we are looking for...

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical/science discipline required

  • 6 or more years of experience in a professional engineering related role OR a combination of experience and an advanced degree required

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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