* This is an onsite position based in Melbourne, FL (Relocation Required) *


Supervises and manages the Manufacturing Engineering department. Responsible for providing technical leadership and support to the assembly team in the assembly, testing, painting, and delivery of Embraer Executive Jets.


  • Supervises the planning and establishing of engineering schedules and following up performance against estimates.
  • Create assembly process planning, provide support to production activities and coordinate implementation of product changes, improvement projects and preventive / corrective actions.
  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for enhancements, product changes and related fixtures and tooling that are consistent with zero defect level and low product cost.
  • Provides engineering support for troubleshooting and resolving technical problems in production line coordinating the necessary actions with relevant areas.
  • Analyzes manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
  • Oversees and approves the creation and implementation procedures required to assemble and test products.
  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with Embraer and regulatory requirements.
  • Provides guidance to production team and quality regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Develops and implement technical training for the Manufacturing Engineers and Production Planners.
  • Contacts with vendors in determining product specifications and arranging equipment, parts, or material purchase, and evaluating products according to quality standards and specifications.
  • Oversee the successful implementation of major projects and programs for the corporation and organization from a manufacturing engineering perspective.
  • Must be proficient with MES, MS Office, and other computer software tools for developing reports and supervising the department.
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Manage the tooling and tools assigned to production.
  • Interact with customers and customer support personnel.



  • Bachelors of Science Engineering degree
  • Master’s degree in manufacturing related engineering field is an added advantage.


  • Minimum 5 years of related experience working in Manufacturing Engineering in environment of aircraft production.
  • Demonstrated experience in a team leader or supervisory role.


  • Must possess a complete technical understanding and application knowledge of aircraft manufacturing, assembly, tooling and tools.
  • Aircraft and product configuration management.


  • Supervisory Experience
  • Customer service skills
  • Experience in Aircraft assembly process
  • Experience in utilization of Lean Concepts.
  • Proficiency on use of MES, CATIA, SAP and Primavera Scheduling systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Work in a safe professional manner adhering to Company Standards and all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations


  • Systemic vision
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Manage several projects simultaneously
  • Personnel Leadership Skills in rapidly changing and dynamic environment.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Analytical
  • Creative
  • Team player
  • Self starter

Working Conditions / Environment / Special Requirements

  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Foreign travel may be required, Ability to obtain a Passport and a Brazilian Visa
  • Ability to work flexible hours and different shifts if required
  • Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations


  • Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
  • Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
  • Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
  • Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
  • Satisfies work schedule requirements.
  • The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned.