Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer (Contract-to-Hire)

Hebron, IL

Job Requisition: 6638

Description for Manufacturing Engineer:

the Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for providing engineering support to Manufacturing. The main responsibility of the Manufacturing Engineer is to focus on continuous improvement and sustainability of equipment and processes in the assembly and molding departments.  The ideal candidate should work well with large amounts of data, have the ability to manage small projects independently, possess a solid understanding of technical system and understands the importance of meeting deadlines to support larger objectives.  The candidate will take initiative to solve problems and support additional Manufacturing Engineering activities as necessary.

Responsibilities for Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Drive improvement in all manufacturing processes using the Client Toolbox.
  • Conduct ongoing analyses of products and processes to identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist in new product development and modifications and revisions to existing products.
  • Coordinate and conduct validations (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Lead/Participate in the coordination and implementation of capital projects (Project Management)
  • Investigate and install new methods, layouts, equipment, and process analysis that improve overall operation of the plant.
  • Develop and implement work instructions and standardization of processes.
  • Troubleshoot processes which are prone to be frequent or major production problems.
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing, engineering, quality, marketing, customer service, and management as needed.
  • Provides input in budget planning and timelines.
  • Will participate in “special projects” assignments are required.
  • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health regulations, along with other federal, state, and local regulations regarding environmental, industrial, and electrical mandates.
Requirements for Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Manufacturing, Plastics, Biomedical or Mechanical) required.
  • A minimum of 3+ years related work experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role in a high-volume manufacturing environment required. (Experience with medical device manufacturing strongly preferred).
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 5S, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand complex instructions such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to carry out detailed, complex oral or written instructions
  • Ability to apply problem solving techniques to address complex issues
  • Must have good communication skills and excellent listening skills
  • Advance Microsoft Excel and data analysis skill
  • AutoCAD or other drafting software experience
  • Novice electrical and mechanical knowledge needed

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