Manufacturing Engineer

Tecomet   •  

Kenosha, WI

5 - 7 years

Posted 242 days ago

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The working scope of a Manufacturing Engineer is to optimize and support the manufacturing process of the company’s products and services.  Included in these responsibilities:  create, document, develop, and implement processes and procedures required to assemble, test, and manufacture the products of the company while adhering to all safety, quality, regulatory and customer requirements.


  • Develops, evaluates, improves and eliminates waste in all manufacturing processes, utilizing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques.
  • Develops and implements process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments.
  • Analyzes manufacturing process flows and floor layout for the enhancements of safety, quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
  • Creates and implements manufacturing cells when applicable.
  • Collaborates with quality control and design engineering regarding product tooling, gaging and design to ensure effectual production methods necessary to achieve zero defect, low product cost and standard work.
  • Estimates resource requirements, production times, and relative costs to provide data for operational decisions.
  • Works closely with manufacturing departments to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
  • Creates and maintains tool, fixtures and functional gauges to support manufacturing.
  • Processes ERP system data to support shop floor activity.
  • Provides engineering support to the production department to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Supports company policies and procedures, goals and objectives, FDA regulations, and good manufacturing practices.
  • Assists in design reviews, PMFEA, FMEA activities.
  • Assists in Root Cause Analysis for non-conformances and Corrective Actions
  • Assists in providing data-driven solutions for process improvement.
  • Assists in field investigations and remediation for RMA Team.
  • Assists in IQ/OQ/PQ Validations.
  • Assists with DCN Process.
  • Assists/Leads projects for Lean / Six Sigma Initiatives.
  • Provides capital equipment justifications.


  • Extensive experience in CNC processes.
  • Strong background in Process Improvement.
  • Knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma methodology.
  • Knowledge of CAD CAM for designing and manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of SPC tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of Cellular Manufacturing.
  • Blue Print reading including GD&T dimensioning.
  • Proficient in 3D Modeling, fixture development and tooling optimization.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing or machine shop environment.
  • Secondary process experience (welding, polishing, electropolish, passivation, assembly) required.
  • Ability to develop a 3D model, write the CNC program, and build the prototype is preferred.
  • Silicone molding experiencepreferred.
  • Lean project experience in cost reduction/process optimization required.
  • Medical industry background preferred.

Job Code: 1943