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Staff 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)
June 04, 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 workplaces 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 Insuranceupon 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 Spending

  • 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!

The Operations Engineer reports to Technical Leadership and provides manufacturing expertise to solve difficult problems and continuously improve our manufacturing organization and/or supply base. Provides leadership and direction in manufacturing for programming, processing, tooling, or working with development engineering on new hardware.

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.

What you will be doing...

  • Provides technical solutions

  • Recognizes problemswhich are beyond capabilities and is learning from the experts in the area

  • Supports new capital equipment purchases and implementation with justification documentation

  • Creates cell layouts and process improvement initiatives

  • Uses basic Six Sigma and lean tools to improve processes

  • Uses basicconceptsof Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA) and supports new product introduction

  • Represents the company with our customers

  • Supports updates to management on operations status

  • Participatesin process improvements on a project level

  • Supports the manufacturing floor for any process related questions and develops/trains other members in the manufacturing process

  • Creates, maintains and develops newprocess documentation and updates work order documentation

  • Implements complex engineering changes

  • Adheres to applicable Quality System requirements and supports process audits

  • Initiates and supports Process Flow Charts, PFMEA, and Control Plans

  • Learns from more senior Operations Engineers. May mentor Level 1 Operations Engineers or Manufacturing Specialists

What we are looking for...

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

  • Greater than 8 years professional engineering experience or a combination of experience and 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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