Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: Goleta, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76709

An aerospace client is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who will design manufacturing processes, procedures, and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining, and material handling. 

Location: Goleta, CA 93117
Position: Manufacturing Engineer
Pay Rate: $56/hr. on W2
Duration: 12 months or longer


  • Designs manufacturing processes, procedures, and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining, and material handling.
  • Design arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure the most efficient and productive layout.
  • Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action for problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.
  • Develops manufacturing processes that apply to statistical process control and may develop those techniques.
  • Guides engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensures processes and procedures comply with regulations.
  • Design reviews, general concept approvals etc.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • 5-9 years relevant space experience
  • Bachelors or Masters
  • Should have thorough mechanically / electrically oriented manufacturing engineering experience (ideally in the Aerospace industry).
  • Has worked in space sector
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Competent in engineering drawings (GNT)  
  • Good communication skills
  • Needs to be able to work independently
  • Need to have problem solving experience, even better to be green belt or black belt certified.
  • Experience with spaceflight hardware strongly preferred

About our client:
Our client is a world leader and premier innovator in aerospace, with over 100,000 top-talent employees providing the industry's most advanced products and technologies and numerous awards and recognitions, they offer their employees continuous growth, learning, and development.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.