Manufacturing Engineer III

Briggs & Stratton   •  

Holdrege, NE

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

Performs manufacturing engineering tasks under minimal guidance that are varied and complex, which require troubleshooting and interpreting data. Develops and implements new test methods or manufacturing processes purpose of reducing costs and improving efficiency.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs a variety of engineering assignments to develop and implement production/processing methods and controls utilizing lean tools to meet quality standards in a cost efficient manner
  2. Provides liaison support between the engineering department and manufacturing
  3. Recommends and implements improvements and/or modifications for sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters
  4. Monitors assigned operations to assure compliance with current project schedules and approved quality standards
  5. Makes recommendations regarding the purchase or building of new equipment or modernization of existing production/processing equipment
  6. Recommends design modifications or process changes during design of new products
  7. Evaluates current technologies for cost reduction and for product and production improvement; check and approve drawings/designs, standard work as well as develop new systems
  8. Manages the install of new tools, fixtures, and equipment into the facility
  9. Monitors and supports facility metrics for safety, quality, delivery and cost
  10. Supports Supervisors in elimination of road blocks to product products in an efficient and productive manner.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of engineering concepts, practices and procedures engineering standards and systems
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills utilizing lean manufacturing concepts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing production/cell development and single piece flow
  • Ability to read and interpret computer aided drawings and prints
  • Ability to manage projects and conduct time studies
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with and motivate a diverse group of people
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Five years of engineering experience in a low-volume, complext product manufacturing environment
  • Background in electrical, motor, engine, wiring is a plus