Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer

Posted by Shannon Weiss on January 08, 2015 in Jobs
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Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer supports new programs by developing new processes, designing tooling and developing production controls.  Responsible for the design of production tools and/or machines and for developing solutions to production problems relating to materials, processes, shop floor routing and tooling.  Incorporates all the production related aspects Engineering Change orders (ECOs) and revision changes dictated by the customer.  Works with the Manufacturing Engineer Manager on priorities and implementation of improvement projects.


  • Develops processes, methods, tooling, and production controls for new programs; supervises their assembly and proofing
  • Designs tools and/or machines of varying types (some of complex nature) for use in the manufacture of company products
  • Determines and reviews all manufacturing processes for cost effectiveness and feasibility, both before and after engineering releases to manufacturing
  • Coordinates all engineering releases and changes relative to routings, setting standards, data entry and follow-up
  • Determines priorities with the Manufacturing Engineer Manager and implements cost-reduction projects; maintains detailed documentation as required
  • Stays informed concerning new manufacturing technology and equipment, and investigates their potential applications
  • Recommends incorporation of  new technology for company applications where feasible and practical

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledgeable concerning mechanical principles, machining practices
  • Knowledgeable concerning modern fabrication and assembly techniques and machine-shop practices and techniques is desirable
  • Familiarity with ISO 9000:2000 quality management systems and related requirements
  • Strong drafting skills using AutoCAD and solid modeling software programs
  • Solidworks experience desirable
  • Capable of efficiently integrating existing methods with new innovations to economically solve production problems in a timely manner
  • Has initiative and able to work effectively with little direction and/or few guidelines
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels within the organization as well as with external customers and suppliers
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and data processing, familiarity with complex ERP systems and MRP principles
  • Familiar with computer-controlled machine tools and high-volume automated production equipment
  • CADCAM experience desirable.
  • B.S.M.E. degree or a B.S. degree with a concentration of coursework in Industrial Technology or Industrial Engineering
  • Not less than three (3) years experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, with tool and/or machine design experience
  • Familiarity of Six Sigma and Lean practices desirable

CNC Lathe Programmer / Set-up Machinist

Posted by Shannon Weiss on December 09, 2014 in Jobs
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Job Summary:
Programs, sets-up, and operates CNC lathes w/ some instruction to perform various machining functions

Reads and interprets blueprints and related technical data
Program (and/or loading existing programs into) machine control w/ some instruction
Prepares, pre-sets, and installs most all required tooling w/ some instruction
Can set required work piece fixtures w/ some instruction
Loads/unloads and inspects production parts
Adjusts machine controls to maintain or correct part tolerances

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience and skilled in machining techniques
Knowledge of CNC controls and programming
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)


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