Manufacturing Engineer

Maintenance & Manufacturing Medford, Oregon


Position Purpose

The Manufacturing Engineer interprets the Engineering design and determines the best methodology to produce parts and optimizes the sequencing of assemblies and installations to meet the design requirements. These processes are documented by written work instructions and proven by first usage. The Manufacturing Engineer may be asked to lead the team or be an integral part of a team that leads company initiatives to ask to lead the team or be an integral part of a team that leads company initiatives to introduce new technologies and/or processes into Erickson’s manufacturing department.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying engineering supplied part and assembly drawing requirements.
  • Works to improve the manufacturing process to improve efficiency by studying existing work plans and revising as needed.
  • Communicates with internal and external suppliers to ensure parts and assemblies are being processed to drawing requirements.
  • Evaluates manufacturing process by designing and conducting research programs.
  • Participates in the planning phase of company projects. i.e. Concerto.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying company and customer regulations and specifications.
  • Participates and provides guidance to the Manufacturing Engineer Technician.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational classes and workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing professional relationships with outside suppliers.
  • Communicates with the Tooling Department concerning tool requirements for specific jobs.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year Manufacturing Engineering Degree or equivalent OJT in the Aero-Space Industry required.
  • Microsoft Office products required.
  • Computer aided drafting experience (Solid Works/Catia) preferred.


  • Safety and Work Environment – Identifies hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe and productive work environment for self and others. Follows Guiding Principle “Be Safe”.
  • Effective Communication - Actively listens to others. Communicates with others clearly, openly, and respectfully. Uses all forms of communication effectively and appropriately (includes email, text, IM).
  • Teamwork - Works with and supports others to achieve organizational goals. Meets individual and team deadlines and responsibilities. Assumes additional responsibilities when needed. Responds constructively to instructions and procedures. Listens to others and values opinions and is respectful of team members and other Erickson employees. Works effectively with team leader or manager and promotes a positive team environment.
  • Accountable to Achieving Commitments - Achieves commitments to both internal and external customers. Produces high quality work by being attentive to detail and maintaining accuracy. Works in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner to meet all schedules and timelines. Anticipates potential problems. Finds the root cause of problems and takes appropriate action. Makes continuous improvement to processes and results.
  • Adaptability to Change - Understands, accepts, and supports the need for business change and helping others with transitions. Adapts and adjusts to change within own area of responsibility as well as accepting the need for change more broadly. Actively identifies and leads change within area of responsibility.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, inquiry or discussion about compensation, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Individuals hired by Erickson must provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 or documentation of a valid exemption. Those with exemptions will be reasonably accommodated only if such accommodations do not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others or an undue burden or Erickson’s operations.