Manufacturing Engineer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
● Develops work instructions for assembly, testing, and painting processes; trains
operators to complete tasks
● Develops work holding and fixture designs for assembly and testing.
● Conducts time studies to determine operation rates and costs. Actively works to reduce
production times and decrease costs for assembly, testing, and painting.
● Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and
● Uses all continuous improvement and Lean Six Sigma tools to lead the development,
design, and implementation of manufacturing processes for all areas of production.
● Conducts complex analysis with knowledge of set up reduction, 5S, line balancing, root
cause, PLC logic and standards, cell layouts, and machine designs.
● Coordinates activities with test, engineering, and quality and oversees all support teams
to coordinate the build and installation of a machine.
● Analyzes manufacturing activities to determine manufacturing capacity and design,
improve production methods, and fabricate or modify manufacturing processes.
● Develops methods to understand workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow,
and design layout of equipment and workspace to ensure maximum efficiency.
● Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure
efficient production methods.
● Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of
equipment, materials, fixtures, tooling, gauges or parts, and evaluates products
according to specifications and quality standards.
● Has knowledge of testing / equipment operation and associated outputs required for
proper function. Is capable of teaching others on the operation of machinery /
● Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing
capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production
● Competent in developing processes and work instructions relating to the assembly of
components, testing, and painting.
● Competent with CAD software and using software to develop assembly fixtures and
other assembly needs – Solidworks preferred
● Competent in creating Statements of Work to supply vendors for specialized equipment
● Time Study Experience and Certification preferred
● Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from four-year College or university
● 2-3 years related experience in a similar environment; experience with fluid testing