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Permanent contract
City of Industry
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
Skills & expertise
Generated content
Business acumen
Communication skills
Mathematical reasoning
Computer-aided design


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LISI AEROSPACE is ranked 60th in the global aerospace value chain and specializes in the design and manufacture of high-tech metal components to enhance aircraft safety and performance. Active since 1950 in the fastener market (no. 3 worldwide), LISI AEROSPACE has been a recognized player in metal components for aircraft engines and airframes since 2011. With its dedication to industrial excellence, LISI AEROSPACE aims to become a leader in costs, quality, deadlines and workplace safety. This mindset is represented at every level of our company and by all of our team members. At LISI AEROSPACE, we focus above all on advancement and flexibility. Every employee is empowered and has the latitude they need to carry out their assignments and develop their skills. We provide this mobility and training through our Corporate University, the LISI Knowledge Institute (LKI). As a result, our company is growing fast and always welcoming new talents.


The Manufacturing Engineer I is responsible for providing technical support to their assigned UAP (Autonomous Production Unit), Manufacturing, Support Departments, and to Outside Customers. Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential requirement, represents the knowledge, skill, and/or ability. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:

• Utilizes LEAP (LISI Excellence Achievement Program) tools and other continuous improvement tools and methods to provide timely technical and other support within their assigned UAP to ensure timely resolution to all UAP matters.

• Participates in PSM2 meetings and collaborates with other team members within their assigned UAP to ensure timely response and resolution to the needs of the Plant.

• Assists in the research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.

• Coordinates and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.

• Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.

• Coordinates the analysis and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.

• Coordinates product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

• Assist with processing new parts and routines routed through the shop.

• Identify parts and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification.

• Able to perform tool design (fixtures) with use of computer assisted design applications and programs.

• Able to perform the re-engineering process of existing parts as needed for improved manufacturability.

• Able to identify, perform and troubleshoot tools in manufacturing for improved quality and tool life.

• Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.

• Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

• Works under general supervision with a certain degree of creativity and latitude as required.

• Continually exemplifies and is an advocate of LISI Aerospace’s Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles as stated in LISI Aerospace’s Team Member Handbook.

• Champions and participates in the LEAP (LISI Excellence Achievement Program) in support of the Company’s commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of; HSE, Quality, and Production.

• Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.

• Other duties may be assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Analytical - Strong technical math skills to synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data; understands the work flows and procedures.
• Technical Skills – Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment.
• Oral and Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquires regardless of the situation; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
• Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Places success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of team members.
• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.
• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
• Planning/Organizing - Independently capable to prioritizes and plans work activities of self and others; Uses time efficiently; Plans for resources in a creative way only adding cost as absolutely necessary; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic individual action plans.
• Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

   Supervisory Responsibilities   No Supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

• B.S. Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent combination of education and /or experience
• A minimum of 1 to 3 engineering experience of manufacturing environment procedures

• Working knowledge of relevant engineering applications

• Proficient in Computer assisted design (CAD)


Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Access, Computer assisted design (CAD/CAM) proficiency, SolidWorks and AutoCAD experience required.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract concrete variables.

Certificates, licenses, registrations

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear PPE in specified areas.

Participate in the development and promotion of the HSE culture, be exemplary in terms of health, safety and the environment, in particular by :

 - Respecting and ensuring respect for the instructions and rules established in the field of health, safety and the environment (in particular the LISI golden rules) - Immediately correcting, whenever possible, or reporting to his or her superiors and/or the HSE department, any malfunction or risky situation in the fields of health, safety and environmental protection - Implementing preventive actions to reduce the environmental footprint and control health and safety risks - Participate, upon request, in analyses (of risks, incidents) and HSE working groups related to his/her professional scope - Be familiar with the main health and safety risks and the main environmental impacts relating to the scope of his/her work - Be familiar with the site's HSE policy and objectives - To be able to make proposals for improving working conditions and limiting environmental impact

LISI is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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