Industrial Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer

US-LA-New Orleans
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Geocent's Aerospace & Defense Engineering Sector offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Space and Missile Defense Industry. Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.


  • The candidate shall have experience providing technical expertise for the planning, management, technical direction, and/or execution of MS&T and Reliability, Maintainability & Sustainability (RM & S) programs. 
  • Experience in manufacturing or production of aerospace and/or defense industry related hardware and support equipment is essential. 
  • Exposure to the modernization/Modification/development of recommended computerized production management tools and controls required to assure production availability and affordability of complex weapon systems, aerospace systems and system end items and components, as well as related test and support equipment is important.
  • The candidate should also have experience in the execution and/or coordination of a program of manufacturing activities which ensures adequate consideration of factory-floor requirements are incorporated into product designs during development and transition to production.

Effort may include:

  • Identify manufacturing cost drivers as they relate and apply to generic system functions.
  • Forecast manufacturing environments for the purpose of identifying critical material and other potential productivity problems requiring application of MS&T, or RM& S program effort, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Integrated Product/Process Design (IPPD), or Concurrent Engineering (CE) principles.
  • Should be able to prepare and evaluate system and development productivity specifications to ensure technical production specification compatibility with user system performance requirements.  Be able to perform life cycle producibility and system engineering analyses to ensure materiel production readiness and the necessary planning, facilities, and producibility assurance to efficiently manufacture and deliver the materiel at desired rates subject to cost and schedule constraints and performance requirements.
  • Candidate should have experience in the development and implementation of new computer-aided tools and methodologies utilizing simulation and artificial intelligence techniques to contribute to producibility analysis and production planning.  They should be able to analyze design options for producibility utilizing in-house rapid prototyping capabilities such as stereolithography.
  • Shall have as a minimum the capability to provide technical expertise for the planning, management, technical direction for the manufacturing and production of military and/or aerospace hardware and support equipment.


  • 5-10 years experience

  • Degree preferred but not required

  • Past experience on Space Shuttle SRB/External Tank, Delta, Atlas, etc. desired



Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin


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