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Manufacturing Engineer

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 8153 Pay Rate: 80,000

Manufacturing Engineer 

Are you a dynamic Manufacturing Engineer looking for an opportunity to grow your career and help develop cutting edge products? Our client, located in Delano, MN is an exciting and fast growing manufacturing company that is looking to add a Manufacturing Engineer to their team.

What you will be doing? 

  • The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for supporting operations on the production floor.  This includes initiating, leading and actively participating in safety, quality, and profitability improvement initiatives.
  •  The manufacturing engineer manages projects, leads cross-functional teams, and designs improved fixtures, tools, work instructions, training, and process flow
  • Determines usability of materials.  Researches alternative products, materials and processes to determine if the organization can use them in the future to reduce manufacturing cost or achieve a reduction of scrap. 
  • Completes time studies to determine standards and compare quoted vs actual achieved.
  • Assists with production issues such as stuck parts and tooling problems.  Conducts training with those operating equipment, as needed.  Assists technicians in machine upgrades.
  • Participates in the continuous education of production employees.
  • Problem solves and identifies opportunities for equipment/facility maintenance improvements.
  • Supports and drives continuous improvement process.
  • Uses data and shop floor feedback to improve fixtures, tools, cell layout, and work instructions.
  • Uses Lean-manufacturing techniques in all aspects of their job to improve products and processes.
  • Works with production employees to monitor processes and identify areas for improvement. Leads tool modification/repair requests with customers and maintenance.

 What you will need? 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a manufacturing, continuous improvement or process engineer.
  • 3D design experience in ProE/ Creo preferred, Solidworks or Inventor is okay as well.
  • Proven ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.  Ability to design fixtures and determine effective, safe-manufacturing processes.  Ability to apply statistical techniques to the workplace. 
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • CNC programming is desired. 

 Send resume to Desmond Nugent at


Desmond Nugent

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