Engineering Dev Tech Mech - 1st Shift

POSTED ON 11/25/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 5/23/2023
Woodward, Inc. Hired Organization Address Zeeland, MI Full Time

Job Posting for Engineering Dev Tech Mech - 1st Shift at Woodward, Inc.

Engineering Dev Tech Mech - 1st Shift

  • 2204212


Woodward supports our members’ wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position.
Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 11 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
    • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
    • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance/ Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark? If you’re an Engineering Dev Tech Mech, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

What’s In It For You

At Woodward, our “employees” are called and treated as “members” and we’ve created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It’s an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

What you will be doing

  • Safely utilizes basic machine tools to fabricate needed assembly and test tooling and fixtures as necessary
  • Safely sets up and performs testing on new, modified and production product designs under operational conditions per written and verbal instructions from the project/product engineer with moderate assistance or supervision
  • Assembles new and/or modified mechanical components
  • Records test results (numerical and graphical data); reviews test results for compliance to test objectives and documents test progress
  • Modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications or functional limits
  • Ensures laboratory equipment is maintained and calibrated appropriately

What We Are Looking For

  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment and maintain good customer focus. Basic understanding of organizational structure and flow of information in the company. Recognizes problems which are beyond capabilities and seeks help from senior technicians
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Ability to read and use micrometers, measuring tools and gauges
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts/techniques to work environment
  • Basic understanding of component function and testing. Learning assembly and test processes, drawings, and geometric tolerances as well as shop standards and procedures
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; learning technical writing skills
  • Ability to learn Windows PC skills, including spreadsheet, word processing, and WISE screens
  • Learning to set up and troubleshoot basic instrumentation
  • Learning appropriate WISE applications such as BOM, Item Master, NCR, EC screens, part tracking
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Maintain proper organization and cleanliness of test set ups, work areas and common areas. Follows all Woodward safety directives
  • US – High School Diploma or equivalent certificate
  • Coursework in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry desired
  • 2-5 years manufacturing experience with general mechanical/electrical aptitude with some machining ability- required
  • A&P license (Aircraft only)- preferred
  • Some travel may be required

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans


Job Engineering
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Zeeland
Organization Woodward
Schedule FULL TIME
Shift 1st Shift / Day Job

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