Manufacturing Engineer

Department: Operations Reports To: Director of Quality & Manufacturing
Prepared: 01/05/2017 Status: Full Time/Exempt

Under indirect supervision of the Director of Quality& Manufacturing, performs the support activities related to supporting the manufacture and service of electro-mechanical assemblies in one or more concurrent design and development activities; has direct interaction with many functional groups related to product design and manufacturing; directly supports the manufacture and service of products after production release; and performs related work as required.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary to meet the needs of the organization from time to time, as needed.

  • Manufacturing / Design Interface
  • Develops the build processes used in the manufacture of assemblies
  • Provides training on manufacturing processes
  • Develops the repair processes used in the service of products
  • Provides training on service processes
  • Communicates the needs of the manufacturing processes to design engineering
  • Communicates the system design requirements from each PMR to manufacturing
  • Finds the best solution to meet the needs specified by the design while ensuring smooth execution in manufacturing
  • Develops documentation required to manufacture each product
  • Provides input to the design process
  • Engages in continuous improvement
  • Provides backup for the Manufacturing Manager

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires a minimum of an Associates degree in electrical engineering technology or equivalent and three to five years of prior work experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.


  • Must be extremely flexible to changing requirements and be able to effectively multi-task between several concurrent assignments often with competing deadlines.
  • Must be extremely organized and highly responsive.
  • Able to work closely with cross functional activities throughout the organization.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills in order to interact professionally and courteously with other Associates and (vendors, customers).
  • Provide assistance to other Engineering projects and other departments as assigned.
  • Must be responsible for proper handling of design data (confidentiality, properly filing of design data, etc.).
  • Must be open and responsive to learning and developing new competencies both personally and for the organization.
  • Must be supportive of continuous improvement within the department and individual processes.
  • Must have the foresight to alert appropriate individuals of potential problems.
  • Must have a positive, must do attitude and be willing to go the extra mile when necessary to successfully complete projects.
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally if necessary (infrequent).


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The phrases “occasionally,” “regularly,” and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “Occasionally” means up to 1/3 of working time, “regularly” means between 1/3 and 2/3 of working time, and “frequently” means 2/3 and more working time.

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and lab setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the office. Strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 80 pounds. Vision to read printed materials and a computer screen. Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment, this position is factory based, in Mequon, WI.

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