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Manufacturing Engineer II

Manufacturing Engineer II

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Provide technical support to the manufacturing departments to implement new products or process changes.  Hands on ability to work with equipment, OEM’s for integration of diverse processes, provide technical support to the manufacturing departments to implement new products and process changes, knowledgeable with software applications, and ability to learn and implement CI techniques.


  • Develop and improve manufacturing processes in support of new and existing product to ensure timely delivery of quality product
  • Perform time studies of manufacturing processes to be included in the determination of validating manufacturing labor standards
  • Design and conduct developmental tests on new and existing projects
  • CAD support for component print drawings, layouts and work center designs
  • Oversee the justification, planning and execution of individual capital projects to scheduled timelines and within approved budget
  • Seek out, research, develop cost analysis and justification for new methods, procedures equipment and materials
  • Lead continuous improvement projects using classical Lean techniques including Kaizen and 6S team projects
  • Evaluate production capacity capabilities of existing operations and recommend and implement enhancements as needed
  • Fabricate engineering prototypes for testing and evaluation
  • Identify manufacturing variability issues and work with Product Engineering, Production and Maintenance to reduce or eliminate variation in manufacturing processes
  • Develop and lead cost reduction projects
  • Ability to work with software programs and learn how applications streamline operational processes.
  • Create engineering designs, improve existing products, Perform dimensional analysis as needed.
  • Ability to work directly with equipment OEM’s and develops a means to integrate different types of technologies for semi/full automation possibilities.
  • Capital and Improvement project management, including: Documentation, analysis, assessment of project status, reviews and testing results.


  • Eight (8) to Ten (10) related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Seven (7) years of manufacturing engineering experience and a working knowledge of Lean principles and tools including Kaizen & 6S implementation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

  • Proficient with CAD software in Solid Works 2011 & Auto CAD
  • Ability to manage projects using a continuous improvement/Lean approach that includes leading and facilitating Kaizen and 6S projects
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups
  • Previous experience in new product development
  • Experience with significant capital equipment and facility layout projects
  • Experience with plant and machinery Electrical diagrams
  • Experience with automation pneumatic and electrical
  • Experience with fixture design for manufacturing
  • Experience with PLC programs, servo motors, touch screens.
  • Knowledge programing software Visual Basic, C, LabVIEW and databases SQL servers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Proficient at blueprint reading and engineering drawing interpretation and tolerance
  • Tool design and ergonomics knowledge
  • Understanding of advanced mathematical concepts and applications
  • Reasoning ability – define and interpret
  • Demonstrate solid engineering judgment and ability to develop a process from
  • concept through detailed design
  • Ability to work independently with consultative direction toward program goals and objectives in a team environment
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations and analysis
  • Ability to design process simulations
  • Ability to source parts and interact with vendors