Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Calnetix is a growing engineering and manufacturing company located in Southern California.  We are making a positive contribution to society and the environment by helping to change the way the world harvests and utilizes energy.  We enable OEMs across a wide range of industries to enhance and differentiate their current products and to innovate toward creating new products and markets.  In partnership with OEMs, we utilize our innovative, high-speed motor generator technologies to help meet industry demand for more energy-efficient products that reduce energy consumption, reduce harmful emissions and enhance energy security.

We are currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer who will provide manufacturing engineer support in the production and testing of high-speed motors, generators, power electronics and magnetic bearing systems. The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for process design, development of tools/fixtures and generating work instructions and serves as a liaison between engineering and production for successful system integration and process improvements to improve quality, cost and delivery.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive continuous improvement in manufacturing processes
  • Design tooling and fixtures to support product fabrication, assembly and test coordinating design criteria with vendors and/or customers when applicable
  • Follow through with the fabrication of tooling and fixtures by internal and external suppliers
  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing functions, including assembly, purchasing, and QA. This includes providing first-line technical support to these functions.
  • Improving overall processes and related issues including process development, scheduling, creating process documentation, product assembly and production processing, problem solving, and program management
  • Specify, install, troubleshoot and debug tooling and capital equipment
  • Up to 10% travel required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Requires a B.S. degree in a technical field (Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering preferred) or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with progressing levels of responsibility
  • Solid 3D mechanical design utilizing SolidWorks
  • Solid 2D drafting skills as per ASME 14.5M
  • Experience within turbomachinery and/or high-speed electric motors/generators industry is highly desirable
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and make logical decisions on technical issues
  • Ability to establish positive rapport with individuals at all levels of organization
  • Ability to motivate the team through leadership and “can do” attitude
  • Self-awareness; not afraid to ask for help or admit error
  • Willingness to engage in a constructive debate
  • Ownership, Initiative and Accountability
  • Open to developing new skills and take on new responsibilities

Disclaimer - Description stated above may not contain all of the actual skills requirements and/or abilities that are required of this position


Calnetix is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation and benefits and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.