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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Michael Page
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Our client is a leading manufacturer of value-added products/services to the mass transit and railroad industries. They are showing impressive growth at their IL locations in particular, and are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to help improve their CNC operations and line themselves up for a leadership role.Client Details

  • Steadily growing company looking to optimize its current processes and develop new processes
  • Use of CNC presses, mills, and lathes
  • Invests heavily in their employees with benefits and PTO
  • Pride themselves on customer satisfaction and the quality of their products
  • Looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to play a visible role in their growth moving forwardDescription
    • Provide the leadership and training for a team of three CNC programmers.
    • Train technicians as well as non-technical associates. May review the work of other engineers/technicians. Can assist others through moderately to complex tasks.
    • Interact with production support operators, team leaders, set-up operators, and shift supervisors to provide standard problem solving and troubleshooting
    • Lead or assist in the implementation of continuous improvement and Kaizen projects.
    • Develop and write CNC programs for mills/lathes.
    • Prototype part development via CAD tools to simulate the machining process.
    • Research new equipment and prepare capital expenditures for new equipment purchases.
    • Develop tooling designs and modifications to ensure high quality and productivity.
    • Specify required tooling, fixtures, and gauging required.
    • Evaluate tooling, Scrap and Rework cost, determine root cause and corrective action to reduce cost.
    • Complete improvement projects to address the root causes of cost increases.
    • Utilize systems to perform duties and process changes to products/procedures.
    • Participate and lead design review initiatives for new products.
    • Optimize the equipment for minimal setup time, changeover, and operational cycles.
    • Define and implement the required preventative maintenance method for the machining equipment
    • Provide the process and operational documentation for effective use of the equipment in the production environment.
    • Diagnose machine problems working with internal and external resources to resolve any issues immediately.ProfileA successful candidate will possess the following skills/experience:
      • 4+ years in engineering and manufacturing environments
      • Expertise working with CNC presses, mills, and lathes
      • Knowledge of CAD design for New Product Development and legacy products
      • Knowledge of LEAN/Six Sigma concepts
      • Experience supervising and/or managing staff or engineers
      • Experience with GD&T
      • 4 year technical degreeJob Offer
        • Base salary between $80,000 to $95,000
        • Annual bonus potential based on plant, team, and individual metrics
        • 3 weeks of paid vacation
        • 11 paid holidays
        • 401(k) match at 4%
        • BCBS Health care and benefits, including medical, dental, and vision
        • Continual educational opportunities
        • Life Insurance and Legal Assistance availableApply today using the link provided and your resume will be considered within 24 hoursMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Keywords: Michael Page, Des Plaines , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Des Plaines, Illinois

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