Manufacturing Engineer


Position Summary

The person filling this role will be responsible for managing our supplier base.  This task includes qualifying new suppliers, overseeing the performance of existing suppliers, and reporting status and progress to senior management.  The role requires a keen focus on product quality and cost optimization.  All activities will be in direct support of meeting aggressive company objectives. 


Position Description

  • Providing DFM feedback during the design and prototype phases
  • Estimating component/assembly costs and validating quotations from suppliers
  • Evaluating manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials
  • Assuring product and process quality by implementing process controls and test methods; testing finished-product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes
  • Auditing and qualifying new suppliers, both local and off-shore
  • Working with Senior Management to understand business objectives and near term goals
  • Presenting data to show progress based on established KPI’s
  • Implementing a Supplier Quality Program to ensure ongoing communication and improvement and to support successful partnerships with suppliers
  • Traveling to local and off-shore supplier sites
  • Mentoring junior and senior design engineers on DFM
  • Implementation of corrective actions
  • Improving quality systems; assisting quality manager



10+ years manufacturing experience including extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes used for;

  • structural weldments
  • sheet metal, castings, roll forming
  • Basic modeling fundamentals, fluent in Inventor, SolidWorks
  • Lean/Six Sigma
  • Communication and presentation
  • MS Office Expertise - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project
  • Project and time management experience
  • Experience with ERP systems and materials management
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills
  • Experience managing new product introductions


Competitive salary, full heath care benefits, fun, face paced environment


Contact:  [email protected] 

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