Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: Oxnard, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #77037

An aerospace client is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who will develop new processes, improve existing manufacturing processes, and develop the required process and operational execution with an excellent team of experienced assembly mechanics, machinists, and engineers.

Location: Oxnard, CA 93030
Position: Manufacturing Engineer
Pay Rate: $34/hr. to $43/hr. on W2, depending on experience
Duration: 6 Months or longer
Schedule: 9/80, 1
st shift | 8am – 6pm (Flexible)


  • Develop new processes, improve existing manufacturing processes, and develop the required process and operational execution with an excellent team of experienced assembly mechanics, machinists, and engineers.
  • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the manufacturing environment.
  • Develop efficient process flows and sequences of operations, optimized production area layouts, manage bills of materials, create detailed work instructions, process procedures and tooling requirements with emphasis on safety, foreign object elimination and equipment/system maintenance.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and implementation of new capital equipment for establishing expanded production processes.
  • Support manufacturing review board, discrepancy reports, dispositions and technical suggestions for assembly issues.
  • Select roles will also support final acceptance testing of product and provide technical support to test facility operation as necessary.
  • Select roles will also support spacecraft and final assembly integration.


  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor's in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology Engineering or Math) with 5+ years of relevant work experience; Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 3+ years of relevant work experience; PhD with 0+ relevant years of relevant experience.
  • Must have fluency in MS Office software applications.
  • Experience leading technical projects requiring project planning, scheduling, resource identification and financial management.
  • Experience utilizing digital work instruction generation in MES or equivalent.
  • Experience utilizing a modern ERP system such as Costpoint or equivalent.
  • Experience developing manufacturing processes for complex assemblies.
  • Ability to read, understand and provide manufacturability inputs to engineering drawings.
  • Exposure or specialization in mechanical assembly processes.
  • Experience in continuous improvement.
  • Experience in detailed technical writing.


  • Familiarity with J-STD and MIL-STD requirements
  • 3D modeling experience in Solidworks/NX
  • Experience with the Teamcenter Manufacturing tool suite and Manufacturing Process Planning
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Exposure to deployable mechanisms and large equipment structures.
  • Exposure to surface preparation and structurally bonded joints.
  • Manufacturing equipment, product testing and facility operational experience.
  • A basic understanding of space qualified materials such as Composite Materials and unique surface finish alloys

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. With 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.