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Textron Manufacturing/Mechanical/Electrical Engineer II in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Manufacturing/Mechanical/Electrical Engineer II


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Wilmington, MA business area. VisitTextronSystems.com&Lycoming.comto read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:

Textron Systems Wilmington, MA is seeking a Manufacturing or Electrical/Mechanical Engineer to learn advanced manufacturing processes, Design for Manufacturing and Assembly and product transition to production within the development phase of the product life cycle to join our team. This individual will be responsible for providing manufacturing engineering input to support new product development, and to optimize design for manufacturability, design for assembly, design to cost, and transition to production. This individual will work alongside the design engineering team during the preliminary development phases of emerging programs to analyze and improve manufacturing cost, quality, and DFX. Responsibilities will also include other upstream activities such as capital equipment, facility requirements, existing and emerging manufacturing technologies, tool design, cost estimating, and configuration control. This individual will work closely with Design Engineering, Engineering Prototype Technicians, Manufacturing Engineers, Machinists, and Assembly Technicians to complete initial prototype builds, analyze results, and refine engineering designs.

Our Manufacturing Engineering team is focused on developing and improving new product designs to incorporate all necessary cost, quality, and DFX improvements to support advanced emerging programs for military, government, and commercial customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide manufacturing engineering input to support new product development, from initial conceptual design to the transition-to-production phase.

  • Shadow Sr Manufacturing Engineer to learn advanced manufacturing processes

  • Perform design for manufacturability, design for assembly, and design to cost analyses during the preliminary development phase of emerging programs and drive changes early in product development to improve manufacturability

  • Collaborate with Design Engineering, Engineering Prototype Technicians, Machinists, Assembly Technicians, and other Manufacturing Engineers to provide a clear line of communication between design and manufacturing.

  • Participate in tabletop design reviews and formal CCB reviews.

  • Collaborate with suppliers for outsourcing activities.

  • Determine necessary capital equipment, facility requirements, manufacturing technologies, and other manufacturing requirements for emerging programs.

  • Identify emerging manufacturing technologies and perform cost/benefit analysis for implementation.

  • Develop factory floorplans and machine arrangements with facilities to ensure efficient and productive manufacturing flow.

  • Develop detailed manufacturing process documents.

  • Maintain a positive attitude while interacting with a diverse and multi-functional workforce.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated implementation of lean practices

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate multiple lean production layouts and material flows and select the optimal layout


Job Qualifications:

  • Written and oral communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative, diverse team environment. Includes the ability to justify analytical results and effectively communicate recommendations to positively influence designs.

  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design and lean manufacturing principles.

  • Knowledge of DFX principles, including Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, and Cost.

  • Knowledge of GD&T and the appropriate tolerances in a manufacturing environment and knowledge of J-STD-001 and IPC-610 to support internal and external customers

  • Knowledge of existing manufacturing technologies, and the ability to research emerging manufacturing technologies.

  • Ability to analyze and understand technical drawings, preliminary bills of material, engineering sketches, CAD models, prototypes, specifications, and ad hoc requirements.

  • Ability to visualize and comprehend critical elements of a manufacturing environment, and to understand the interactions of various factors that affect engineering designs.

  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

  • Manufacturing specific computer skills: ERP and MRP (e.g. Oracle); PLM (e.g. Matrix); MES (e.g. Solumina).

  • Experience with CAD software (UG NX 10 )

  • Desire to continually learn new skills

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

  • 20% travel required

Project Management Experience is a plus.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering required.

  • 4 to 6 years experience in a manufacturing environment.

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 287216