Manufacturing Engineer

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Kalamazoo, MI
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 22, 2019
Job ID
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for developing and continuously improving manufacturing processes while working with design, materials and manufacturing groups. 
  • Provides manufacturing continuous improvement process leadership
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by planning work flow, space requirements, and workstation layouts
  • Develops and implements controlled manufacturing processes for new and existing products
  • Plans and executes assigned special projects
  • Develops capital equipment recommendations and associated capital justifications
  • Works with members of the design, materials and manufacturing groups to develop work instructions, PFMEA’s, fixtures, work station designs, drawings and other documentation
  • Evaluates product and process capabilities, establishes standards, and validates manufacturing processes
  • Uses performance data and metrics to drive improvements 
  • Drives preventative maintenance, repair, and calibration services for manufacturing equipment through the development of and adherence to PM procedures and systems
 Education & Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing related discipline is preferred
  • 5+  years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical, assembly, and fabrication background
  • Experience with welding, laser cutting and/or press brake operations highly desired.
  • CAD design experience preferred