Principal Engineer | NPI/R&D

Elk Grove Village, Illinois Permanent USD130,000 - USD150,000 per year
  • High Level R&D Position
  • Work for an AS9100, direct Aerospace supplier

About Our Client

Our client, an Aerospace (AS 9100) and industrial markets supplier based just west of Chicago, was established more than 30 years ago. They a business that describes themselves as a one stop shop where they can serve their customers in a full service style. Currently in an 200,000+ sq. ft. facility with 60+ CNC machines supporting production for high mix/ low volume projects.This company believes strongly in the development of their people, and expect this role to grow into a leadership position down the line - average tenure being 20+ years for full time employments. They will offer paid training's as well as tuition reimbursement opportunities to back this up.

Job Description

  • New Product Integration and developing new, complex processes
  • Participates in product development projects within product groups as assigned by the management team, completing project objectives as outlined
  • Develops and authors process of record for close tolerance tooling, providing documentation and process control points as necessary
  • Evaluates current manufacturing processes and prescribe improvements
  • Requires customer contact both to assist sales in answering customer questions as well as contacting the customer with problems and print question in the pre-contract stages or during production as they arise
  • Participates in the final review process to match cost accounting and estimate and advise the sales force of any problems encountered
  • Leads projects for customs in a one off tool shop as scheduled, including documentation of estimated cost versus actual cost
  • Manages day to day orders with customers and suppliers
  • Quotes work for customers

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Knowledge of 3D CAD (preferred SolidWorks)
  • Experience working in a CNC environment and improving processes
  • Knowledge of working with customers; reviewing prints and engineering documents to quote projects and run manufacturing programs

Nice to Have Skills:

  • 4 year, Engineering degree
  • CNC Programming (CAD/CAM)
  • Quoting experience

What's on Offer

  • Base salary between: $130,000 to $150,000
  • 401(k) 5% match
  • $5k yearly bonus
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Yearly training and continuing education classes offered
  • BCBS medical, dental vision - 5 different plans to choose from
Sean Stanton
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Elk Grove Village
Contract Type
Consultant name
Sean Stanton
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