• Project Planning Engineer

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/6/2018 3:43 PM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter.


    • Quoting and estimating of new jobs and creating and managing new planning and processes

    • Create planning documents including tooling, fixtures, programs, in process inspection sheets, etc.

    • Work with Supply Chain Management to order material, processing through purchasing

    • Provide Management Decision Information Concerning Manufacturing Costs

    • Provide Information And Recommend Improvements Concerning Manufacturing Capabilities, Product Design And Tooling

    • Evaluates manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.

    • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.

    • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

    • Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.


    • Strong knowledge of Machining Disciplines: Turning, Milling, 5 Axis Mill-Turn, Grinding,
    • Honing, etc.
    • Strong Blue Print reading skills, Interpretation of Drawings, GD&T
    • Knowledge of creating of work orders, sketches for various production
    • Experience with team collaboration with CAD Programmer… troubleshooting with shop floor employees
    • Some travel required as needed – to various customer(s) or training(s) or supplier(s)
    • Knowledge of Solid Works and CATIA
    • Experience with Prototypes, serial manufacturing, tool / fixture design
    • Detailed experience and know how in order processing with integrated processes
    • Experience with ISO 9000 / AS 9100 requirements
    • Experience with Kaizen, 5S, Continuous Improvement and Lean Enterprise practices
    • Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, ability to work in a team environment
    • US Persons - ITAR Controls applicable
    • Hardware Specifications, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality,
    • Poduct Development, Presenting Technical Information, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design
    • Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs
    • Knowledge of creating of work orders, sketches for various production
    • Experience with Prototypes, serial manufacturing, tool / fixture design




    • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
    • 3+ Years Functional Experience
    • Must have experience with manual machine tools



    • 5+ Years of Experience
    • Project Manager experience a huge plus



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