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Manufacturing Engineer

Decatur, TN 37322






Job Description




Job Title

Manufacturing Engineer



Reports to

Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor



Decatur, TN


Type of position:

  Full-time         Part-time

FLSA Status    Hourly        Salary

                     Exempt       Nonexempt


Position Summary

Under minimal supervision, and in compliance with company policy, manufacturing, and safety procedures and any applicable outside certification standards, the Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing technical expertise to ensure the operation produces product that meets all quality, cost, and efficiency requirements.


Essential Functions

  • Use software to program parts for various equipment including mill, lathe, robots, plasma tables, laser table, and brake presses.

  • Create BOMs and Routings and adjust as needed in ERP System

  • Research and develop new technology, manufacturing capabilities, materials usage and product testing capabilities as needed to support the growth of special projects

  • Check shop orders for technical accuracy and completeness of quoted materials; ensure necessary prints, drawings and installation instructions accompany orders

  • Configure special product designs using appropriate design baselines

  • Investigate new and existing tooling availability for special product manufacturing and provide price quotes on needed tools

  • Seek and apply efficiencies in the design engineering process

  • Provide leadership and support to those programs that will improve plant productivity goals.

  • Investigate and resolve operational problems, such as material use variances and process bottlenecks.

  • Provide support to Quality Programs to improve product, process, and procedural integrity.

  • Perform other duties as assigned, based on workload and business need

Education and Experience

  • BS in Engineering or other Technical Science from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing process or manufacturing support

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Technical/Function Specific

  • High mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to read manufacturing blueprints

  • Advanced math skills

  • Strong organizational, prioritization, planning, and time management skills.

  • Effective communicating ideas using written and verbal means at all levels of management and coworkers Project Management

  • Knowledge of SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD software

  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Working knowledge of computers sufficient to successfully use company ERP system, Microsoft Windows and Office


  • Concern for quality, accuracy, and safety

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and manage own time efficiently to meet deadlines

  • Positive attitude

  • Ability to work well with others, including peers, management, outside vendors, representatives, customers and visitors

Physical requirements

  • Motor skills sufficient to successfully use a computer

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time as needed, up to 8 hours per day, though possibly more

  • Frequently required to stand and/or walk, up to 8 hours per day, and make trips from the office area to the manufacturing area

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment when in the manufacturing area, including, but not limited to, safety glasses and safety shoes




The physical requirements here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Posted: 2023-03-19 Expires: 2023-04-18

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