Manufacturing Engineer (Space)
Tampa, FL 
Posted 9 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
The Manufacturing Engineer (Space) is responsible for performing activities relating to the development, implementation, and maintenance of manufacturing methods.  Additionally, provides engineering support to the production floor ensuring a continual manufacturing process.
  • Designs, develops, troubleshoots and documents various mechanical and electro-mechanical processes and operations used in the manufacturing of electronic products
  • Supports the launch of new products
  • Evaluates new material and process techniques to determine economic and/or quality impact on company products, reviews inputs from suppliers, design engineering and manufacturing
  • Supports analysis and sets expectations of suppliers of critical components
  • Ability to learn product requirements with customer to ensure DFx and compatibility of processing methods
  • Ability to learn productivity and yield improvement roadmap for product lines through use of Lean and Six Sigma initiatives
  • Supports ongoing reliability needs
  • Participates in manufacturing and production readiness review
  • Conceives and plans projects involving definition and selection of new approaches to the manufacturing process
  • Determines cause for rejected parts and their disposition
  • Compiles and evaluates test data to determine appropriate limits and variables for process or material specifications
  • Reviews and analyzes discrepancy or yield information and recommends corrective action
  • Supports contractual specifications to determine job scope and requirements and takes necessary steps to implement
  • Supports the team in cost studies and equipment recommendations
  • Supports the quote team in the preparation of cost estimates for new business
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two years related experience in the Aerospace/Space technology
  • Possess an understanding of high-mix/low-volume manufacturing
  • Knowledge of electronic manufacturing processes including SMT and circuit card assembly to support aerospace/space technology
  • Hands on technical experience with SMT processes, soldering, and testing requirements
  • Support the PCB Assembly Design for Manufacturability
  • Hands-on experience with electromechanical assembly processes
  • Experience with document collection, hardware hierarchy and specification reviews with customers
  • Knowledge of continuous flow manufacturing using Lean techniques 
  • Exposure to Lean tools/methods (Standard work, 5S, cells, TPM, 1 piece flow, Set Up reduction, Poka Yoke)
  • Knowledge with work standards and visual manufacturing instructions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team building skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, advanced Microsoft Excel skills, and CAD tools experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Inter, intra-department and external contact required
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information.  Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens.  Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.

Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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