Position Summary

Process / Manufacturing Engineer plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing and continuous improvement processes. Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, flow of production and; shipping processes, and quality control standards.

Primary Accountabilities (Essential duties:)

  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of
  • Works with planning and engineering concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient
  • Estimates production times, and related costs to provide information for Capital or Continuous
  • Responsible for writing CARs related to Capital Projects for Operations
  • Directs and coordinates capital budget/spending, Lean and other continuous improvement projects.
  • Provides root cause analysis and assists with problem solving for production process issues.
  • Provides oversight to personnel involved in design of tools and fixtures.
  • Identify, justify and implement new manufacturing technology and replacement machinery.
  • Works with suppliers to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Develop and maintain schedules and budgets for assigned projects
  • Oversee the setup of new equipment, ensure satisfactory operation, and instruct others to use the new equipment properly
  • Involvement in Lean initiatives up to and including providing oversight to teams and or
  • Work as an operational liaison with supply chain pertaining to outsourcing initiatives for new
  • Participate in assignments involving acquisitions and divestitures
  • Provide technical support to operations concerning product and manufacturing technologies equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. production methods. Improvement projects. leading/participating in initiatives around Standard Work, Kaizen, Flow, TPM, etc. products and existing products with focus on supplier evaluations, certifications, PPAP process etc.

Secondary Accountabilities

In addition to the primary accountabilities listed above, individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Position Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary accountability

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Additionally, the physical demands and the work environment typically encountered are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education / Experience

(an equivalent combination of education and experience required to successfully

complete the primary accountabilities is indicated below)

Degree: Bachelor’s Degree Major: Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical. Welding Engineering

Years of Experience: Previous experience (5- 10 years) as a manufacturing engineer in an industrial

manufacturing environment involving the following equipment/processes: Welding, robotics, industrial electrical systems, PLCs, pneumatics, hydraulics, coil slitting, presses (mechanical and hydraulic), AC/DC drives, AC power distribution, Machining (CNC & Manual), plasma/oxy fuel cutting and OH cranes.

Competencies / Technical Skills

Core Competencies: Fostering Teamwork; Managing Performance; Building Collaborative Relationships;

Customer Orientation; Result Orientation; Personal Credibility

Organizational Competencies: Initiative; Developing Others; Influencing Others

Technical Skills: Microsoft Applications; expertise in Excel and other data management tools as well as PowerPoint


  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong problem solver
  • Organizational
  • Trouble shooting aptitude
  • Read and interpret engineering specifications and drawings
  • Priority setting
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Analytical
  • Self-Starter
  • Solid understanding and experience utilizing lean/six sigma tools
  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel, AutoCAD(or equivalent),
  • FEA, PLC programming, CAM software, maintenance planning software and ERP systems.

Licenses / Certifications


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and listen. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.