Curtiss-Wright Corporation Process Engineer in Gastonia, North Carolina

The Opportunity | Process Engineer

The Product Support Group within CWCFS provides outstanding repair and overhaul service for our OEM products and as well as other components such as the horizontal stabilizer, trim actuator, ball screws, and hydraulic actuation. The Product Support Group provides rotatable inventory and exchanges to airlines and governments worldwide.

Your Challenge

  • Provides training and instruction as required
  • Develop new capabilities to support new sales opportunities
  • Supports all operations of the repair station with appropriate technical support, process router maintenance, troubleshooting support, and tooling/test rig development
  • Participates, develops, and supports the creation of new repair schemes not currently in our capability
  • Leads activities to develop and implement cost reductions in support of annual targets and objectives
  • Provides technical support for plant layout, purchase of equipment, equipment upgrades, and feasibility studies
  • Develops, prepares, and maintains repair process routings, and work instructions
  • Implements and maintains work standards records
  • Liaison with interested parties, including product manufacturers, customers, and vendors, regarding development of processing requirements, troubleshooting, clarification of specifications, and other technical matters, in support of Product Support activities
  • Performs/delegates other assignments as directed by the Manager of Quality Assurance and Engineering

Your Expertise

  • BS degree in an Engineering/Aerospace related discipline, or equivalent related work experience
  • FAA Airframe and/or Power plant Certificate, or meet the minimum requirements for certification as stated in FAR 65 (18 months minimum experience in related field)
  • Working knowledge of aerospace component maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and applicable FAA regulations, processes, and procedures
  • NX, AutoCAD, or equivalent computer based drafting software
  • Experience establishing processing requirements for a maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility, preferred
  • Enthusiasm for continuous improvement, cost reductions
  • Microsoft Office software

This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled