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Job Summary:

Customer expectation continues to rise in the aerospace industry, what was accepted as good performance yesterday is today’s opportunity. In order to meet this expectation Moog AG Supply Chain is undergoing a period of transformation. Around 70% of Moog product is manufactured in the external supply chain, the purpose of this role is to drive improvement in supply chain performance through deployment of lean sigma methodologies.

Acting as a coach, mentor and partner to suppliers, the ME – Continuous Improvement will work as part of a cross functional team to lead and facilitate supplier improvement projects. Using a broad range of improvement tools the ME – Continuous Improvement shall analyze data and identify improvement opportunity then plan and drive execution of the improvement.

The Manufacturing Engineer – Continuous Improvement will report to the Global Manufacturing Engineering Manager or a Regional MEM, and shall work in a cross functional team environment.

The successful candidate will have a background working with lean sigma tools and ideally hold an accredited green or black belt qualification.  The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships within Moog and at all levels within our supply chain partners is essential as is the ability to drive change. The Manufacturing Engineer – Continuous Improvement shall have excellent influencing skills and have a proven track record of improving performance in a manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will be an accomplished practitioner in continuous improvement and a subject matter expert in many improvement techniques.

  • Analyze supplier performance data and identify improvement opportunity.
  • Use lean sigma methodologies to implement improvement projects to address opportunity.
  • Train and coach suppliers on lean sigma tools.
  • Drive open issues at suppliers to resolution using appropriate problem-solving tools
  • Schedule and conduct Governance reviews with Supplier leadership
Basic Qualifications:

The background required to perform this position would include a B.S. Degree (ME or IE preferred) and a minimum of 3 years manufacturing engineering experience.  Additional seasoned experience in manufacturing engineering that would be equivalent to what is learned in a degreed program would be an acceptable alternative to the B. S. Degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Accomplished in the use of lean sigma improvement tools (i.e. DMAIC)
  • Ideally Black Belt accredited
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work in cross functional teams to tight deadlines and often under pressure.
  • Previous experience of working with suppliers
  • Customer focused
  • Degree in a relevant discipline (engineering / manufacturing/ business based)
  • High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is a must
  • Ability to use Minitab
  • Flexible and prepared to travel on a frequent basis
  • Knowledge of aerospace industry standards and regulations advantageous but not necessary

EOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran


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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