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Crane Aerospace & Electronics Manufacturing Engineer- Electronics in West Caldwell, New Jersey

Manufacturing Engineer- Electronics

Location NJ, West Caldwell

Department Engineering

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer in West Caldwell, NJ.

As a Manufacturing Engineer you will work with cross-functional teams on new product development of Hi-reliability passive RF components. You will select, evaluate and qualify materials for new process introduction, will provide technical guidance to the design engineers and technicians for manufacturability and cost effectiveness. You will also be responsible for coordinating the start-up of new products into production.


  • Interaction with Site’s design team

  • Product/process development, validation and documentation

  • Coordination of the fixture/tooling design

  • Liaisons for prototyping and production runs

  • Capital equipment selection and justification

  • Preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering.

  • 5+ years related experience. RF/Microwave electronics supporting space or defense industry is highly desirable.

  • Possess energy, enthusiasm, positive attitude

  • Outstanding verbal and written skills

  • Proficient reading electrical schematics

  • Capable of executing design of experiments

  • Strong understanding and utilization of Lean tools

  • Project Management experience nice to have

  • Knowledge of military specifications

  • Knowledge of AS9145 nice to have

  • Experience with ERP systems

Employment Eligibility Requirement:

  • This position may require access to Controlled Data or Information. Where the position requires such access only US Persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor, we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

About Crane:

The Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace& Electronics designs and manufactures high-density, high-reliability electronics for our aerospace, space, military, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. From the Mars Rover to implantable defibrillators; from submarines to fighter jets, our products have proven their ability to operate in the most demanding environments.

Our product line includes microwave products for defense applications and sophisticated electronic radio frequency components and subsystems. As a total solution enterprise, we offer our customers electronic manufacturing services, engineering support services, product development, and production service sets. Our products are found in the most complex commercial and defense applications.

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy in all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, or U.S. military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law, in recruiting, hiring, training and promoting.