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The Aerospace Industry is composed of manufacturers who develop spacecraft and military and commercial aircraft, tanks, missiles, and other weapon related equipment. Since the first powered flight in 1903, the Aerospace Industry has grown drastically. To date, the Aerospace Industry in the U.S. accounted for nearly $909 billion in sales. Top companies include Boeing, Airbus, and United Technologies.

What are common job types in the Aerospace industry?

Project/Program Manager - Project/Program Managers oversee engineering and technical design of aerospace engineering projects, such as airplane or rocket components. They manage communication and coordination among different types of engineers working on a project, and supervise project schedules, budgets, and communications with stakeholders.

Engineer - Engineers design spacecraft, aircraft, missiles and weapons systems. They develop new technologies for use in spacecraft, aviation and defense systems, and design, assemble and test aircraft and aerospace products.

Business Development Manager - Business Development Managers are responsible for helping grow businesses by finding new opportunities, researching leads, establishing relationships with potential clients and arranging appointments for sales executives.

Field Service - Field Service roles provide direction and assistance to meet assigned objectives. They work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Maintenance Technician - Maintenance Technicians are held responsible for the safety of the crew and passengers as well as the success of each flight. Duties typically include: replacing and repairing of aircraft parts, and diagnosis and repair of mechanical and electrical problems.

Contract Administrator - Contract Administrators develop, negotiate and evaluate company contracts on behalf of an organization. They are charged with ensuring that both parties are complicit with the terms of the contract, as well as ensuring that all contracts abide by local and federal laws.

Technical Sales - Technical Sales roles are often the key point of contact for clients, answering queries, providing technical advice and demonstrating how to use new products and/or services. They provide pre-sales and post-sales support, negotiate contracts, terms and conditions, and review cost and sales performance.

Test Technician - Test Technicians conduct tests on products and equipment. They then record data from those tests and give that data to the product and engineering teams.

Electrician - Electricians install and repair electrical wiring in an aircraft, including cutting and stripping wire and insulating electrical connections. They also service the electrical components. In addition, Electricians run tests on equipment to locate issues and install needed replacement parts.

What are the highest paying Aerospace jobs?

Engineers on average earn the highest salary in the Aerospace Industry, making about $115K per year, depending on location. Operation Technicians earn on average $67K per year.

What Aerospace jobs are in demand?

Equipment Mechanics and Technicians are in high demand in the Aerospace Industry, and will see the most growth over other occupations, with a gain of 5%. The growth is dependent on the replacement of workers leaving the occupation. Most non-engineering Aerospace Industry positions will average faster than average growth between 2019 and 2029.

Why should one start a career in the Aerospace industry?

Since 1991, more than 3,000 of Orion's Junior Military Officers and Military Technicians have been hired into various roles within the Aerospace Industry. Veterans possess the world-class electrical, mechanical, and electronic skills necessary for the industry. In addition to being well trained in the technical aspects necessary to succeed as a Sales, Product, or Developmental Engineer, veterans are also able to meet the demands of complex programs and projects that the Aerospace Industry requires.


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Manufacturing Engineer
Position ID: # EB-1337149849
Date Posted: 12/7/2022 11:58:06 AM
Location: Cleveland, OH
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $80,000 - $100,000

Job Description

Position Details:
Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Cleveland, OH
Shift: Mon-Friday 1st shift
Compensation: $80-$100k depending on qualifications and experience!
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, competitive PTO plan, and more!
Travel: Local travel may be required on occasion
Vaccine Requirement: Not Required

Position Description:
As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will analyze engineering design documents and/or prototypes and make recommendations concerning required methods, processes, tools, jigs, fixtures, etc., which are required to fabricate a product. Responsible for resolving manufacturing and tooling problems, Writing CNC programs using Esprit CAM software, set-up, assisting in first-piece evaluation, tool proofing, corrective actions, and maintaining existing tooling, CMM work. Ensures paperwork and proper tools are available prior to setting up operation. Provides direction to lower-level Manufacturing Engineering department employees. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• CNC programming using Esprit CAM software.
• Works on complex projects in development of methods and processes to manufacture products
• Prepares cost estimates for product and make/buy analysis
• Investigates, establishes, and implements requirements for equipment, tooling, materials, and methods of production
• Evaluate and initiate orders for new machinery and equipment required in production process and recommends capital purchases
• Helps determines best utilization of equipment, facilities, material flow, and personnel
• Investigate and trouble shoot technical problems
• Review engineering design changes and recommend modifications to minimize cost and ease of manufacturing
• Write, review and revise operation sheets, process drawings, shop packets and prepare or direct preparation of time studies
• Work with programmer when necessary to review programming and tooling of CNC equipment
• Confer with design engineering and use concurrent engineering on design changes, tooling, and new product development programs.
• Prepares documents such as manufacturing processes and quality documents.
• Works with MRB to disposition non-compliant product as well as create rework routers and dispositions.
• Performs other related duties as required and may be assigned.

Requirements:
• Must be an experienced and mature team player and strong self-manager; able to mentor and contribute to a good team, to extract the best performance possible.
• Must understand data, and possess exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities,
• Must be a ‘hands-on’ type individual, with the ability to interface on the shop floor, as well as senior leadership when necessary.
• Complies with and conducts business in accordance with the letter, spirit, and intent of all relevant laws and regulations, policies, work procedures, instructions; wherefore, refrains from any illegal, dishonest, unethical conduct. Maintains communications with all employees, vendors, customers, and others in a cooperative and professional manner, while treating them in with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred
• 5+ years manufacturing engineering experience.
• This person would be working on the shop floor as well as from their desk, overseeing legacy product, and supporting new business projects.
• Experience in machining, fixturing and knowledge of CNC equipment such as Swiss machines, Mill, lathes with live tooling, mill-turns, etc.
• Hands on and analytical. Has the ability to shift gears quickly and wear many hats.
• Must be comfortable occasionally working in a hands-on engineering lab to help technicians set up tests, tear down parts, etc.
• Knowledge of and experience in the aerospace manufacturing businesses is a plus
• Must have the ability to recognize opportunities for new products and manufacturing technologies.
• Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
• Experience with and proficient knowledge in use of computers, MS Office Suite, computer aided design (CAD) software, CAM software such as Esprit is a plus, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
• Candidates must be action oriented and self -starters.
• US Citizen



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Engineer
Position ID: # EB-7073412204
Date Posted: 12/2/2022 11:58:54 AM
Location: Kansas City, MO
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $70,000 - $83,000

Job Description

Position Details:
• Location: Kansas City
• Travel: 20% on average, mainly to suppliers and the national labs
• Compensation: Level I $68K-$73K. Level II $78K-$83K. Based on qualifications and direct engineering experience.
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation: Relocation
• Benefits: Highly competitive benefit program. If selected a detailed summary will be provided.
• Vaccine Requirement: Required

Position Description: Engineer I-II

You will be responsible for product realization and quality of parts supporting a variety of mechanism and larger upper-level assemblies in Purchased Product Engineering, coordinating requirements with quality, buyers, engineers, suppliers, manufacturers, design agencies, national labs, and program management for assigned parts manufacturing at offsite suppliers. The position requires the engineer to develop mastery with drawing requirements, specialized processing, manufacturing techniques, and quality functions to coordinate directly with suppliers for product realization, traveling when necessary. You must be able to lead and integrate a cross functional team to support the life cycle of the products. Key duties include:
• Lead, coordinate, or participate on teams for quality input across product and assembly lifecycles
• Assist in the design, development, and product management of projects, programs, & components
• Assist in the prep of product definitions and manufacturing drawings and specifications
• Resolve & improve product design, development, production, and acceptance issues
• Evaluate/recommend technology advances to improve productivity, quality, flowtime, and surety

Requirements: Engineers with early career to 4-years direct engineering experience
• US Citizenship to obtain/maintain Dept. of Energy Q-level security clearance
• BS Engineering degree from ABET-accredited institution/program
• Demonstrated leadership with qualified experience in engineering or related technical positions
• Demonstrated project leadership, presentation, and communication skills
• Any experience dealing with suppliers, quality, lean/continuous improvement/six sigma a plus!
• Ability to work independently, learn new technology with open, honest, team-oriented personality



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Manufacturing Process Engineer
Position ID: # EB-1209110365
Date Posted: 12/2/2022 9:18:13 AM
Location: East Coast Region, MD
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $70,000 - $74,880

Job Description

Position Details:

Title: MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEER
Location: CLINTON, MA Shift or Travel: Day Compensation: $70-74,880K
Benefits: 401k, health, dental vison Travel: no
Vaccine Requirement: none Position Description:

We are currently seeking a new team member for the MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEER. A successful candidate for this role will be responsible for creating complete process-based information packages suitable for the manufacturing of fabricated assemblies, all pertinent information including the most efficient manufacturing process, tooling & fixturing, and material requirements.

Additionally, Manufacturing Process Engineer must have experience in the manufacture of precision aluminum parts and will have responsibilities that include but are not limited to:

• Creating complete process-based information packages for the manufacture of fabricated assemblies. The information shall consist of all pertinent information including the most efficient manufacturing process, tooling, and fixturing, material requirements, visual aids, etc.
• Managing projects within an ISO/AS 9100 environment-including detailed scheduling, planning, and tracking using Microsoft Project or equivalent.
• Responsible for assuring manufacturing process compliance with all applicable customer and government requirements.
• Responsible for supporting the compliance to these standards.
• Serving as the manufacturing liaison to peers within closely related organizational functions, e.g. marketing, manufacturing/operations, service/support, quality/regulatory, and other R & D functional groups.
• Conducting all necessary manufacturing review meetings prior to the release of these jobs to the shop.
• Performing all functions of the job while adhering to established quality policies and procedures
• Uphold the company core values and performing other essential duties as assigned.


Requirements:

• Minimum BS degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering with 1 year experience in related field orequivalent.
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong manufacturing engineering background with a proven track record for successfully bringing products
• through the development process to production.
• Software proficiency with Microsoft Office, MRP/ERP, etc.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Mechanical engineering: 1 year
• Process engineering: 3 years (Required)
• AS9100: 3 years (Required)
• Manufacturing engineering: 3 years (Required)
• Aerospace / Defense: 3 years (Preferred)



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Weekend Night Production Supervisor
Position ID: # EB-1443141565
Date Posted: 12/1/2022 2:52:09 PM
Location: Nashville, TN
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $70,000 - $85,000

Job Description

Position Details:
Title: Weekend Night Production Supervisor
Location: Nashville, TN
Shift: Fri/ Sat/ Sun (+ Thur or Mon with 4x10); 4pm – 3am (4x10hr) or 6pm-6am (3x12hr)
Compensation: $75-$85k
Benefits: Comprehensive Corporate Benefits Package; Tuition Reimbursement
Travel: None
Vaccine Requirement: Not Required

Position Description:
They currently have an immediate need for Production Supervisors to oversee assembly, machining and process operations. The Production Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of 10-20 employees in assembly or fabrication operations and will oversee and organize production schedules for quality, cost and schedule, as well as communicate weekly, monthly and quarterly objectives by assigning workflows to their team and reporting performance metrics to leadership.

Requirements:
• Associates degree in a technical field
• Previous experience in production assembly environment – Aerospace preferred
• 2-4 years of supervisory experience, union experience preferred
• Experience with Lean/Six Sigma tools
• Effective computer skills including proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Process Driven
• Previous experience using ERP/MRP systems. Epicor preferred
• Knowledge of manufacturing safety practices – PPE, FOD, OSHA, SMS, ISO, MSDS, etc.



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Production Supervisor
Position ID: # EB-8389892316
Date Posted: 12/1/2022 2:50:29 PM
Location: Nashville, TN
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $70,000 - $85,000

Job Description

Position Details:
Title: Production Supervisor
Location: Nashville, TN
Shift: M-F/ 1st Shift (Can work 4x10/hr or 5x8/hr shifts)
Compensation: $75-$85k
Benefits: Comprehensive Corporate Benefits Package; Tuition Reimbursement
Travel: None
Vaccine Requirement: Not Required

Position Description:
They currently have an immediate need for Production Supervisors to oversee assembly, machining and process operations. The Production Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of 10-20 employees in assembly or fabrication operations and will oversee and organize production schedules for quality, cost and schedule, as well as communicate weekly, monthly and quarterly objectives by assigning workflows to their team and reporting performance metrics to leadership.

Requirements:
• Associates degree in a technical field
• Previous experience in production assembly environment – Aerospace preferred
• 2-4 years of supervisory experience, union experience preferred
• Experience with Lean/Six Sigma tools
• Effective computer skills including proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Process Driven
• Previous experience using ERP/MRP systems. Epicor preferred
• Knowledge of manufacturing safety practices – PPE, FOD, OSHA, SMS, ISO, MSDS, etc.



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Machine Maintenance Technician
Position ID: # EB-2628002595
Date Posted: 10/19/2022 12:45:48 PM
Location: Arlington, WA
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $30 - $39

Job Description

Company Description: Our client is a manufacturer of structural parts for the leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the large business and regional jet markets. As the largest and fastest growing company within the umbrella of the company’s 32 worldwide firms, AMT sets the industry standard for quality and innovation. AMT’s experience and capabilities span multiple segments of an aircraft, including engine pylon, struts, wing box, wings, wheel well and the interior. AMT’s success is based on utilizing proprietary manufacturing techniques to manufacture high quality complex parts through cost effective production. AMT’s work is used to build the aviation industry’s most popular aircraft, such as the Boeing 737, Boeing 777, Bombardier Regional Jet, Gulfstream GV, Sikorsky Blackhawk, as well as on future aircraft such as Boeing’s 787. Currently, our client has a 15 year backlog of 737 production contracted, so the company forecasts significant growth on the horizon to be able to support the demand within the industry.

Position: Machine Maintenance Technician 3

Location: Arlington, WA

The Machine Maintenance Technician 3 performs a variety of skilled duties required to maintain vertical, horizontal and 5-axis CNC machines and other plant equipment to expected level of performance and production readiness. In this role, you will:
? Perform advanced preventive and predictive maintenance inspections and tasks
? Check and adjust flatness, level/alignment of machine beds, linear and rotary axis tool and pallet changers
? Perform advanced troubleshooting/diagnostics on equipment mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and CNC control systems
? Determine appropriate corrective action including needed repairs, overhaul, rebuild, including all parts and supplies required
? Perform & observe an operational check to ensure problem has been corrected.
? Demonstrate ability to plan and sequence work including ordering required parts and staging necessary tools and equipment
? Determine and/or develop maintenance procedures when documentation is not available and devise and make tools/equipment to facilitate work
? Maintain accurate and timely records of maintenance work performed
? Enforce equipment lockout procedures for all machines and equipment when repairs are being performed
? Work in a team environment which includes assisting others in completion of tasks, giving and receiving feedback
? Training machine maintenance technicians and operators in preventative maintenance.

Required Attributes:
? In depth understanding of CNC controls such as FANUC, Siemens, Acromatic, Mazatrol, etc., including ladder logic
? Knowledge of automatic tool changers, pallet changers, ballscrew & axis support bearing replacement, machine alignment and spindle cartridge replacement
? Advanced understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems
? Able to read Blue-prints, electrical schematics and hydraulic diagrams, and understands the application of technical documents such as machine/equipment manuals and safety documentation
? Demonstrates a good attitude toward work and arrives on time for start of shift
? Follows instructions and demonstrates strong attention to detail
? Communicates well verbally and in writing
? Possess good interpersonal, listening, and participation skills including ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees
? Knowledge of appropriate safety practices and techniques
? Good manual dexterity and ability to use hand and power tools
? Strong skills and aptitude in math
? Ability to competently use and understand testing equipment such as multi-meter
? Operate forklift, scissor lift or other support equipment as needed
? 5+ years experience as a Machine Maintenance Technician or OEM Field Service Engineer (FSE)
? Experience with Makino, Starrag, Mazak, Handtmann, Chiron or Mori Seiki machines preferred
? Prefer two-year degree, diploma or certificate from an accredited vocational or technical institute, or technical military training. High school graduate or GED preferred
? Ability to perform basic functions with MS Windows-based computer operating systems, such as opening and closing files

Work Hours: There are three shift options available:
Days – Monday – Thursday – 6am to 4:30pm – no shift differential
Nights – Monday – Thursday – 4:30pm to 3am (includes shift differential)
Weekend days – Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 4:30am to 5pm – (work 36 hours and get paid for 40)

Compensation: Starting base compensation will be in the high 30’s/hr+. depending on candidate experience. However, within a short period of time, there is significant room for growth. A yearly discretionary bonus is also available for those whose performance qualifies them. The hiring package will also include 8 paid holidays, sick pay, 401K with match and top health benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and disability. Part of the package includes reimbursement for cost of PPE and the ability to purchase your own tools from AMT suppliers at cost. Employees have access to the on-site fitness center or can choose to utilize a discounted rate at a local fitness club. There is also reimbursement for continuing education at up to 100% as long as the coursework is applicable to your role.



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