Manufacturing Engineer III

Manufacturing Engineer III plans and designs manufacturing processes for a production facility. Analyzes assembly, fabrication, machining, and other processes. Being a Manufacturing Engineer III maximizes efficiency by optimization of layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines the parts, equipment, tools, and processes needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications. Additionally, Manufacturing Engineer III may conduct time and cost analysis of processes. Requires a bachelor’s degree of engineering. The Manufacturing Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Manufacturing Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

Manufacturing Engineer III Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer III to join our team.


  • Providing appropriate manufacturing/modification data;
  • Coordinating projects as directed or necessary;
  • Recommending handling equipment purchase and installation;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Identifying ways to reduce production/modification costs;
  • Working with engineering and other appropriate departments to produce cost estimates for new designs;
  • Organizing, planning, establishing modification lines in coordination with the mod facility, and maintaining production lines;
  • Coordinating with the mod facility planner the use of resources and scheduling activities in order to meet an objective;
  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours;
  • Preparing manufacturing/modification documentation required for product manufacture/modification (work instructions);
  • Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training;
  • Improving existing operations, incorporating new methods and processes;
  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external);
  • Running/participating in meetings with other team members;
  • Investigating design/operational problems affecting production and dealing with them in a systematic, methodical manner.


  • Background in Program Management is highly desired;
  • FAA A&P certification highly desired;
  • Requires a BS in Related Field;
  • Detailed understanding of GD&T;
  • Experience in Work Instruction creation;
  • Shop Floor technical support;
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills; able to prepare technical documents to be sent to customers;
  • Composite Part Trimming and Assembly experience;
  • Composite Prepreg Layup & Cure Experience;
  • Tool design experience;
  • Proficient in Catia V5;
  • Epicor experience or equivalent ERP system;
  • Ply shape flat pattern development;
  • Read and comprehend drawings and specifications;
  • Knowledge of Boeing and Airbus process and specifications.