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Solar Turbines, Inc

5th March 2018

Manufacturing Engineer (46-50)

Manufacturing Engineer (46-50)
Job Description
This position at Solar Turbines Superior Gear facility performs manufacturing engineering tasks such as detail parts manufacturing planning on new components or changes to existing parts.  Responsibilities include conducting detailed part manufacturing process review, first article proofing, tooling/fixture design, machining equipment selection and requisition, and product design and development support.  The position may also lead the facility quality BIQ processes, corrective actions, quality audit, and continuous improvement activities. 
Superior Gear
United States
Auto req ID
Position Category External
1st Shift
Solar Turbines Incorporated
Company Info
Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 countries.

Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1 to 22 megawatts).

Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.

Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. Solar Turbines is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in an Engineering discipline
Experience with manufacturing processes that include standard shop practices and methods relating to machining, tooling, fixtures, and assembly operations
Must be willing to work as required to support dynamic production schedules
Preferred Qualifications
Manufacturing engineering experience, especially with gear manufacturing
Proficient with Pro-E, PDM systems (Windchill), and ERP systems (BaaN ME and Quality modules)
Experience with quality engineering tools and techniques
Excellent communication, collaborative, initiative, and problem solving ability to arrive at solutions with minimal guidance

Ability to perform with minimal supervision
Travel Requirements
None to minimal
Benefits Eligibility
Solar Turbines offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401k, incentive bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development/advancement opportunities.
Visa Eligibility
Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the country in which this position is located. For information on employment eligibility in the United States, please visit the U.S. Immigration Services website.
EOE Plus
Solar Turbines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Solar Turbines conducts Drug Screens and Background Checks.

Please follow the link to apply., Search 5268BR under “Search US Career Opportunities”

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