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Actalent Manufacturing Engineer in Wichita, Kansas


  • Plan, direct and coordinate manufacturing processes and procedures

  • Respond to manufacturing issues and concerns to ensure products are produced to specifications and according to manufacturing schedules while insuring efficient use of resources.

  • Develop manufacturing concepts and strategies to support business objectives.

  • Provide producibility input to design, manufacturing processes and manufacturing technologies to meet cost and schedules.

  • Provide technical expertise cross-functionally

  • Execute engineering and planning changes including revising released work orders while maintaining system integrity.

  • Investigate new technology, benchmark best practices and assess resource requirements

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects

  • Trouble shoot repetitive rejections, prepare and complete action plans to drive issues to root cause/corrective actions

  • Review engineering data and specifications to ensure manufacturing related requirements can be met.

  • Develop integrated work instructions and sequencing of events to support delivery commitments. Work instructions to include identification of sequential and final inspection requirements.

  • Provide configuration accountability for the implementation of committed changes.

  • Develop tooling requirements based on manufacturing and engineering requirements.

  • Perform producibility assessments for a product design and provide producibility input for design engineering, manufacturing process development, and manufacturing technologies to meet cost, schedule, and quality objectives.

  • Review and approve supplier data to ensure manufacturing related requirements are met.

  • Draft, update, and review manufacturing processes and procedures to support business and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Advance lean manufacturing principles to improve manufacturing efficiencies.

  • Evaluate and suggest recommendations on the manufacturing quality control processes, types of manufacturing methods to be adopted, list of processes to be followed, and tooling and suggest fixturing.

  • Develops, implements and maintains Engineering procedures.

  • Provides technical support for plant layout, purchase of equipment, upgrade of equipment, feasibility studies.

  • Confers with internal and external customers concerning product design and tooling to insure efficient production methods.

  • Confers with vendors to determine part specifications and recommends the purchase of equipment and materials used in manufacturing and production.


Process improvement, Process management, Process engineering, Catia, ERP, SAP, manufacturing engineering, aviation, lean manufacturing, Design

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must be able to prioritize assignments and work with minimal supervision while focusing on key task with limited time and resources.

  • Effectively liaise with quality, purchasing, production and other departments.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written.

  • Must be show strong initiative and ownership with the ability to make succinct decisions.

  • Experience with Microsoft office tools is mandatory.

  • The ability to interpret and comprehend engineering drawings and specifications is mandatory.

  • Experience with an ERP system is mandatory; experience with M2M is preferred.

  • CATIA or Enovia experience is highly preferred.

  • Ability to collect, organize and analyze data, summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources.

  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing principles is preferred.

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.