Manufacturing Engineer

The Manufacturing Engineer will optimize the processes of making industrial health and safety equipment and systems by evaluating, planning, designing, and modifying the manufacturing processes. 

Essential Functions

  • Support Production in reducing / eliminating equipment and tooling downtime or scrap, utilizing good analytical methodologies.
  • Create and maintain Process Flow, PFMEA, and Operation and Maintenance documentation.
  • Lead and serve on cross-functional product and process development teams
  • Meet or exceed labor content and product cost standards utilizing good assembly methodologies, safety, and ergonomics.
  • Prepare routings, visual work instructions, manufacturing plans, value stream maps
  • Provide support and training to Production Associates as necessary
  • Support and maintain error-proofing methodologies
  • Support facility and production cell enhancements
  • Support and develop department or maintenance projects / activities with good engineering direction. Take part or facilitate the team Lean strategies and methodologies and / or Six Sigma activities.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement for all processes.
  • Support, cost estimate and document all engineering changes.
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, or processes and systems.
  • Document all activities as required.
  • Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.
  • Other duties as required.


Required Qualifications

  • Dealing with complexity
  • Ability to communicate at multiple levels of leadership
  • Ability to lead projects and present technical information
  • Knowledge of procedures, manufacturing, quality, product development 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of computer or PLC based machine control systems is desirable
  • CAD experience (SolidWorks, AutoCAD) is desirable
  • Knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma theory and practices is desirable



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline.



  • Minimum of 2-4 years related experience in manufacturing or assembly processes Working knowledge of manufacturing / mechanical processes and equipment Experience designing, operating, troubleshooting, or maintaining complex production machinery is desirable
  • Strong skills utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint) with the ability to learn new systems and tools quickly
  • Good mechanical / technical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess excellent leadership & teamwork abilities, and organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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