Job Description

Sustaining Mechanical Engineer (Production Mechanical Engineer)

Location: Greater Pittsburgh, PA area.

Job Description:
Responsible for the production and integration in support of products and components. This engineer will be supporting sustaining activities already released into production. They will investigate product failures and conduct root cause analysis on components and parts to determine the cause of these failures and recommend fixes. They will be doing system-level testing which have showed failures while they are in the production environment.

Job duties will include:

  • Support product improvements in production through analysis, re-design and testing
  • Support proactive re-design/part qualification for obsolete components
  • Support FRACAS process to help determine product failures by leading root cause analysis efforts and developing proposed corrective actions.
  • Support troubleshooting efforts in production for product failures.


Responsibilities

  • Interface with Development Engineering and Subject Matter Experts for guidance to drive production baseline changes and support test system updates.
  • Assist in analyzing, verifying, documenting performance meets expected requirements for design change proposals.
  • Can interpret engineering documentation and has good understanding of ASME Y14.5-2009 practices.
  • Writes and maintains procedures to outline processes and product assembly documentation in accordance with the quality system and documentation policy.
  • Lead and assist Failure Analysis Corrective Action Report (FACAR) reporting to effectively resolve production and product issues. This includes planning, documenting, and performing root cause analysis for a given issue; reporting for and supporting peer review of findings and proposed resolutions.
  • Develop and maintain product documentation (including procedures, drawings, etc.).
  • Assist Engineering Teams in building/validation of production tools and fixtures.
  • Conduct continuous improvement efforts in production product and process in order to improve quality, cost, manufacturing efficiency.
  • Provide recommendations, and written communications to explain failure identification, analysis, root cause, corrective action, to program management and the customer team.

Education

  • B.S. (or higher) degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field (or equivalent experience) is required.
  • U.S. Citizens only.

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