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Manufacturing Engineer

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Watertown, WI
$75,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
May 17, 2017
Job ID
Our client is a well-established manufacturing of components and systems for the agricultural equipment industry.  They need to add a very hands on Manufacturing Engineer to their staff because of growth.  80% on the floor where they do machining and metal fabrication and 20% at your desk.  
  • Lead QRM (Quick Response Manufacturing) projects utilizing machining, laser cutting, hot and cold forming and metal stamping operations
  • Lead lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Troubleshoot production problems and work to continually improve processes
  • Interface with Supervisors and Operations Manager to ensure the smooth operation of production
  • Perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and efficiency improvement
  • Involvement with “PPAP” (Production Part Approval Process)
  • Works closely with purchasing and suppliers of part components, tool and contracted service
  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial or Materials Science Engineering
  • 3 to 10 years of experience working in a machining / metal fabrication environment as a hands on Manufacturing Engineer
  • Experience with QRM 
  • Demonstrated ability to work multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize and balance multiple tasks
  • Must have lean manufacturing experience
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex processes
  • Robot programming experience is preferred
  • Design and drafting experience with SolidWorks is preferred
Additional metal treatment processes used in house include austempering, heat-treating, and thermal spray coating processes.  

Bonus 5% to 10% average
Health, dental and life insurance
401K with match
Vacation and holidays

Let us move your career forward and apply now.  We review all resumes and applications submitted.  A member of our staff will reach out to you directly if you meet the qualifications for this role.  No sponsorship is available.