Sr Manufacturing Engineer


Milwaukee, WI

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 11 days ago

  by    Greg Downs


Our client is growing and needs to add another Manufacturing Engineer II to their staff. They are best known for making hydraulic components and systems. This is a dynamic company and a leader in their industry. This position is located in a suburb of Milwaukee and offers a great quality of life and has excellent career advancement opportunities. This position reports to the Manufacturing Manager. 



  • Provide project leadership of automation equipment - typically new product lines or improvements of existing product lines. 
  • Develop and Implement New Manufacturing Processes.
  • Maximize Operations Production and Efficiency.
  • Upgrade Material and Equipment.
  • Build Relationships with Qualified Automation Houses, Suppliers and Vendors
  • Demonstrate Project Management and Technical Expertise.
  • Collaborate with Other Departments.
  • Support or implement continuous improvement philosophies and techniques.




  • BS Degree in Manufacturing or Machine Design Engineering required.
  • Experience designing and building automated equipment used in automation in manufacturing and continuous improvement methodologies (lean manufacturing, six sigma, etc.).
  • Experience working with and purchasing from vendors and suppliers to build custom assembly lines preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Working knowledge of Solidworks, Gage R&R, , AutoCAD, Lean, Six Sigma and Microsoft Office Products - PLC programming a plus.
  • Effective problem solving, judgment, and independent thinking skills for troubleshooting, repair, and recognition of acceptable or unacceptable product quality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with other functional areas.
  • Strong oral, written and listening communication skills.
  • Able to handle frequent interruptions, meet tight deadlines, and handle conflict in an effective manner.
  • Experience with robotics used in automation and assembly lines.
  • Position will require 30%+ travel, domestic and international, depends on the projects and be authorized to work in the United States.

The company offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary and a bonus program based on profits and personal performance. They prefer local candidates, but may assist with normal relocation expenses. Sorry, no visa sponsorship is available.

$80K - $100K