Manufacturing Engineer

Posted on Feb 21

Location: Belvidere, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4153408

We have the perfect opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer with a "gearhead" personality and an interest in motorsports!  This opening is with a reputable and longstanding Manufacturer in the Belvidere IL area, and we need someone with a solid understanding of manufacturing methods and product development.  This opportunity would be great for an engineer who likes to wear a multiple hats, be involved with the entire product life-cycle, and wants to continue to grow and be challenged.

What you'll do
  • Review manufacturing processes and implement cost effective improvements focusing on workflow, layout, set-up, and changeover time reductions and equipment up-time on a continual basis
  • Support and work closely with planning and design, production, purchasing, marketing, R&D, and many other functions of the company
  • Monitor product quality on an on-going basis
  • Analyze and reduce scrap and rework; identify reasons for scrap, implement corrective actions to reduce and monitor results 
  • Provide Manufacturing Engineering input during product line start-ups and upgrading of existing production facilities
  • Design tools, jigs, fixtures and complete manufacturing systems
  • Work on cross functional teams for product development/new applications
  • Work with customers to produce custom orders to specification
What it takes
  • 4 year degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent experience in product design/manufacturing/production
  • Solid understanding of materials,automotive components manufacturing methods and costs, and product development
  • Experience with CAD/Solidworks a plus
  • Understanding of automotive construction and service a plus
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