Associate Manufacturing Engineer - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Req ID:  33501
Travel:  None

Bensenville, IL, US, 60106

Education:  Two years of college or technical school
Experience:  At least 3 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered



Your role in helping us shape the future: Associate Manufacturing Engineer


Are you up to the challenge?

Responsible for Operations Production & Repair Station manufacturing process support; this may range from direct support & issue resolution of product/equipment to process concept, design, execution, qualification and implementation.  Performs maintenance, testing and calibration of Production/Repair Station equipment/tooling and may include direct engineering lab support activities.   Diagnoses mechanical, hardware, software and systems failures using established procedures to assess & resolve equipment/tooling issues and segregate from product related issues.  Prepares reports for analysis of equipment & product failure trends and manufacturability/testability issues.


Can you drive these processes?

  • Proven experience test equipment and process bring-up, qualification and maintenance, including detailed documentation of procedures and results.
  • Basic Gogo product operation, as relates to operation and support of test equipment, known good/Gold units.
  • Ability to interpret electronic schematics, including inputs, outputs and operation.
  • Proficiency in operation of basic laboratory analysis and test equipment.
  • Familiarity with Agile PLM for data documentation in Problem Reports, Corrective Action Request, Engineering Change Requests preferred.
  • Experience in an ISO 9001/AS9100 based Quality Management System.
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office software applications and a proven ability to use basic data analysis tools.In-depth Gogo product operation, as relates to operation and support of test equipment, known good/Gold units.
  • Proficiency in operation of Gogo product-specific, as well as basic laboratory analysis and test equipment.
  • Mechanical assembly, measurement, inspection skills; soldering skills, including on electrostatic sensitive devices (ESD).
  • Process-oriented with a demonstrated capability for identifying, organizing and driving continuous improvement project; primarily self-directed individual projects.
  • Data analysis of large data sets, with the ability to summarize and present recommendations on process, equipment modifications & improvements.


You should definitely have:

  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • AS9100 Production/Repair Experience


It would be nice if you had:

  • Prior experience working in IFE/IFC hardware
  • Skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook


What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

•           We emphasize personal and professional growth

•           Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

•           Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


About Us:

We’re Gogo Commercial Aviation an Intelsat company, the inflight internet company. We believe the internet should do everything it does on the ground, in the sky. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.


  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago