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Belcan Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Valves) in Kent, Washington

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Valves)

Job Number: 302863

Category: Supply Chain & Manufacturing SBU

Description: A Sr Mechanical Engineer - (Manufacturing Valves) position in Kent, WA is currently available through Belcan. In this role you will be focused on the manufacturability, precision assembly and testing of Valves. To be considered you must have a BS/MS in Engineering; have +3 years of Similar experience, and be a US Citizen or Perm Resident.


  • Coordinate the manufacturing of launch vehicle assemblies, forming and welding of tubes, heat treating, and/or electrical systems.

  • Develop overall manufacturing process sequencing and make real-time adjustments as needed to deal with production issues.

  • Support hardware assembly on the shop floor and troubleshoot issues that arise throughout the day.

  • Translate engineering intent, drawings, and configurations into consistent manufacturing processes and work instructions that direct touch labor on the shop floor.

  • Provide design for manufacturability review and final approval for manufacturing of assemblies and machined parts.

  • Manage and improve quality, reduce cost, and optimize build schedule.

  • Perform root cause analysis when non-conformance, identified escapes and deploy corrective actions.

  • Manage hardware configuration and maintain pedigree throughout the entire build and test process.

  • Conduct DFMA and PFMEA studies to strengthen the feedback loop between design and build.

  • Use data to drive decisions from DFM and PFMEA studies as well as historical actuals.

  • Design, procure, install, and qualify custom manufacturing equipment and fixtures.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Aerospace Engineering (other relevant fields may apply) from an accredited university.

  • 5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience working in a production environment.

  • Mastery of engineering fundamentals for mechanical design and manufacturing including working knowledge of GD&T.

  • Proven experience and successful track record developing/starting new manufacturing processes.

  • Strong written, personal, technical, and software skills such as MRP, Issue Tracking, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to develop processes compliant to industry quality systems such as AS9100.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national or U.S. permanent resident

  • Flexibility with regard to occasional support of second shift.

Desired (Would like to see 1 or more of the desired qualities below)

  • Knowledge and experience using CREO and Windchill

  • Experience with developing and defining heat treat processes for high temperature alloys (Inconel)

  • Experience and knowledge with tube bending manufacturing processes

  • Experience and knowledge with high precision valve manufacturing processes

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

If you are interested in this Sr Mechanical Engineer - (Manufacturing Valves) position in San Francisco, CA please apply via the 'apply now' link provided. Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age.

Location: Kent , WA

Minimum Experience (yrs): 10+

Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)


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