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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.

To apply, email resume to hr@calnetix.com.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • 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