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Associate Manufacturing Engineer

Product/Manufacturing Engineering
195807 Requisition #
About Moog

Over the last 65+ years, our engineers have developed the capability to design and manufacture the most advanced motion control products for aerospace, defense, industrial and medical applications – applications where precise control of velocity, force, acceleration and fluid flow are critical. Our motion control portfolio has expanded to include all forms of actuation technology, sophisticated control electronics and system software. We are a leading integrator of precision motion control systems and our products reflect the culture that our people embrace – a culture where the opportunity to solve a challenging control problem is always welcomed.


Are you interested in making an impact with an organization in Growth mode?


Imagine a working environment where people trust each other to achieve exceptional things.

Imagine a business that employs over ten thousand of the world’s most sought-after engineers and technologists.

Imagine an enterprise where a belief in personal accountability continues to drive groundbreaking innovation and global growth.


Why work at Moog? We are a leader in the industry and work with the latest greatest technologies in the market.  We are dedicated to recruiting and hiring people that are dependable, committed and responsible employees.  We are a community of engineers who have effective relationships with many satisfied clients. We think that creating a supportive culture where people feel free to make their own decisions is inextricably linked to producing a better product for our customers If you thrive working with cutting edge technology, you can make impact joining our team.  We are committed to understanding the Defense and Space sector intimately.


In addition to salary, we offer a benefits package that is designed to attract and motivate the best talent and gives our employees genuine security. We promote a work/life balance.


This is the reality of Moog – and you can be part of it.

Our Space & Defense Group in East Aurora, NY is hiring for an Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer).

As an entry level Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) you will perform routine manufacturing engineering work requiring the application of standard engineering techniques and procedures.

Working as part of a Manufacturing Engineering Group, the primary area of responsibility is supporting developing and mature production programs in the fabrication shop with effective design of tools, fixtures, gages, procedures, process improvements.


This position is concerned and focused with the design of tools, jigs, fixtures, gages and process documentation which are used to manufacture and test items produced by Moog.  The Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) must collaborate with other functions to obtain additional information to effectively accomplish the design.  On major projects, the requesting party frequently performs design calculations and functionality checks the results.

In order to perform this position, The Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) must have a working knowledge of precision machine shop practices; cutting tools, jig and fixture construction, gaging practices and understand various machining processes and machine tools.

It is also expected that the Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) will make recommendations for improvements on fixtures, parts, drawings and manufacturing techniques.


The Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) provides technical support to the production shop to help solve problems and improve processes associated with the parts or fixtures and manufacturing equipment. These problems may arise for any number of reasons such as tooling, machine tools, gauging, heat treating, and plating. The solution of these problems may require the Associate Manufacturing Engineers (Tool Designer’s decision alone or could result in contacting and working with other members of the Manufacturing Engineering Department, Moog Product or Design Engineers, Quality Assurance personnel, Materials and Process Engineers, Inspectors, Production supervision, Purchasing, Production Scheduling, or Moog vendors.

Responsibilities to include…


  • S/he will handle the design and procurement of tooling and fixturing
  • Coordinate with various departments and team members to assure the most effective design and use of manufacturing facilities and processes.     

  • Assure compatibility of engineering drawings and specifications with manufacturing and fabrication capabilities by reviewing drawing and making suggestions for changes and revisions to enhance producibility.           

  • Coordinate with various departments and team members to assure the most effective design and use of manufacturing facilities and processes.     

  • Estimate tooling and Fixturing for proposal efforts. 

  • Assists in the conduct of studies directed towards more efficient manufacturing of fixturing. Includes making recommendations for new or changes in existing equipment, processes, materials and designs.          

  • Solves shop floor problems associated with parts and designs the Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) is responsible for.   

  • Associate Manufacturing Engineer (Tool Designer) will be expected to use computer systems to aid in producing N/C programs.

    Minimum Requirements to be considered…
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, ME or IE preferred with a minimum of Two (2) years’ experience

  • Additional experience in tooling and fixture design that would be equivalent to what is learned in a degreed program would be an acceptable alternative to the B. S. Degree requirement.
  • Required knowledge of a 3D modeling software (i.e.; Nx, Creo, solid work) is required.

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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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