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Manufacturing Engineer

Wabash, IN

Job ID: 162519 Industry: Engineering Pay Rate: $60,000-$65,000

Manufacturing Engineer
  • 1st shift
  • Mechanical or Industrial engineering background
  • Food mfg a plus but not required
  • Bachelor degree
  • 5+ years or more seasoned experience
  • $60k+


This position is a highly qualified position, to plan, design, arrange, change, and optimize a manufacturing process. Manufacturing engineers are creative and analytical thinkers as well as designers. Maximizes efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines parts and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification.


  • Develop, evaluate, improve and document manufacturing processes.

  • Develop and implement process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments.

  • Analyze manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughput.

  • Collaborate with Controls and Production regarding product tooling and design to ensure effectual production methods.

  • Confer with vendors in determining product specifications and arranging equipment, parts, or material purchase, and evaluate products according to quality standards and specifications.

  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for enhancements, product changes, and new products, and related fixtures and tooling that are consistent with zero defect level and low product cost.

  • Estimate staffing requirements, production times, and relative costs to provide data for operational decisions.

  • Work closely with manufacturing department to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.

  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of tool drawings, design concepts, shop orders, and concepts in accordance with the engineering and quality assurance functions.

  • Provide engineering support in production department to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems.

  • Support company policies and procedures, goals and objectives, FDA regulations, and good manufacturing practices.



Bachelor s degree in Engineering (M.E., I.E.) from an accredited college. Master s degree in Engineering is an added advantage. 2-5 years of engineering experience in manufacturing equivalent field (bottling and/or packaging preferred).

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. . .

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret miscellaneous drawings and schematics.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Possess a working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.

  • Experience with motion control (multi-axis robotics) including trouble shooting, programming and integration.

  • Automated assembly experience is required.

  • Experience in packaging industry would be beneficial.

  • Possess Project Coordination capabilities along with strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

  • Lean manufacturing training a plus.

  • Technical writing abilities are beneficial.

  • Experience with vision systems, specifically Cognex is recommended.

  • Understand, follow and support internal Quality System policies, procedures and work instructions including but not limited to applicable external regulations (21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 111 Quality System Regulations and applicable International Standards).


  • Ability to communicate one-on-one and to groups to explain policies and procedures to persuade others to accept or adopt a specific opinion or action. (Communication and listening)

  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to lift up to 50lbs, and ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel, and balance while stocking, storing, and maneuvering around the work area. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

  • Ability to be "outside the box" thinker. (Innovate and improve)

  • Ability to assign tasks to team members. Consults and makes decisions appropriately. (Empowering)

  • Ability to prioritize per project and business plans. (Organization and prioritizing)

  • Ability to work with all levels of management and personnel. (Team Player)

  • Encourages input from all members of team. Works together towards a common purpose. (Empathy, team building and leadership)

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