Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Prophetstown, IL
Department: Manufacturing Production


The Manufacturing Engineer will oversee the design of production machinery and will identify and recommend solutions to production problems related to materials, processes, and tooling.

Job Duties

  • Designs tools and machines used to manufacture products.
  • Support Engine Major Components Machining operations by developing and implanting work instructions, routings, CNC programs and labor standards.
  • Reviews production program equipment, hardware, and tooling; makes recommendations for repairs or replacement.
  • Oversees the development of new processes, methods, and production controls. Including operation manuals for new and existing equipment.
  • Installs new equipment and ensures that it operates correctly; trains others to operate new machinery.
  • Performs continuance improvement activities to address, safety, quality and productivity while using LEAN manufacturing thinking.
  • Maintains knowledge of new and developing manufacturing technology, equipment, and applications; applies this knowledge to recommend and implement new technology and processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to assess problems or issues with manufacturing equipment. With extensive knowledge of production processes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, CNC Programming, quality, tooling, and layout design.
  • 1 or more years of experience in one or more engineering areas: Machining, Production, Manufacturing, or Quality.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, and computer-aided drafting (CAD) software. Knowledge in engineering tools such as CREO, AutoCAD, CATIA and Soildworks preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering/Technology discipline or related Engineering field.
  • Three years of experience as a manufacturing engineer required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.