Job Description

1.0 Report to:


Manufacturing Engineering Manager


2.0 Scope / Function:


Under the direction of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer will facilitate coordination and improvement to of all technical phases of new and existing processes.


Develops the initial customer files and all necessary documentation toward processing of new parts.  Organizes and maintains customer files and all necessary documentation toward manufacturing of established parts.


Develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods and making recommendations for improvements.


3.0 Job Elements:


Facilitate coordination of all technical phases of manufacturing of existing product including but not limited to:


Initial routing creation.  Includes an expeditious creation of a routing and allocation sheet to allow for capacity planning. The routings must be as accurate as possible but can be updated as needed prior to initial release.


Initiates requisitions to send material out for subcontract operations.  Chooses best sources to send work out for subcontract operations.  Audits suppliers when necessary.


Develops Process Sketches and Operation Procedure Sheets. Creates initial Bill of Documents.  The Process Sketches will be as thorough as possible including only the dimensions and information needed at the machining operation it will be used.


Maintains customer drawings and documentation.  Updates Bill of Documents as necessary.


Evaluates and develops manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.


Participates in improving manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.


Needs to understand manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements and understanding impact upon Manufacturing.


Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.


Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.


Advise on cause and corrective actions.


Initiates the Engineering Change Notice Process and follows up on changes on Engineering Change Notices to ensure proper completion.


Customer Purchase Order Review as part of Duty Sheet on all orders.


TCM Report Review- audit reconciliation for designated customer group.


Facilitates a New Product Introduction (NPI) process regardless of point of origin (Sales Quote or in process)


Resource of the Material Review Board (MRB)- responsible for direct support for daily parts review and disposition.



A Manufacturing Related Engineering Degree is preferred with a minimum of 3 years within a manufacturing environment showing a logical progression in responsibilities and compensation. 


A High School Diploma or GED is acceptable provided there is a work history in a related manufacturing environment showing a logical progression in responsibilities and compensation with a minimum of five years within a manufacturing environment, machining preferred.  2-3 years should be in Engineering Administration and Process Improvement.


Shop floor experience is required.


CAD experience required preference in SolidWorks or similar

Fundamental computer skills in Microsoft Office Software i.e Excel, Word


Excellent communication skills with the ability to lead teams, coach and mentor other employees.


Practical experience with Lean Manufacturing, tools and application


Proven technical knowledge: 

Print  and drawing Interpretation, GD&T (required)


5.0 Other /Comments:



Reference Material- MRA Wage Survey Job Sequence #46.090, #46.091


May also be responsible for Product Manager JD-A-09

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