The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for applying engineering principles through planning and development of tools, methods, processes, and equipment that maximize quality of the final product in the most effective, efficient, and economic way possible. The position may be assigned to either Assembly or Machining operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Analyze, plan, and design layout of work area, equipment, resources, and production methods for waste reduction and maximum efficiency, with the use of Lean Manufacturing principles and processes.
Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
Maintain and ensure quality of machined components and finished assemblies by identifying, evaluating, and resolving production, process, and quality problems. Recommend improvements for worker efficiency and reduction of waste through striving for True North, restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment to support one-piece flow where applicable.
Drive, coordinate and facilitate continuous improvement projects, kaizen events and cost improvement initiatives.
Participate in daily WAR (walk around review) meetings on the shopfloor. Drive problem solving activities using ABS tools.
Prepare estimates for implementation of process improvements including labor, equipment, material costs and assembly capabilities.
Lead and coordinate equipment purchase, installation, or modification projects. Responsible for preparing CAPEX documents, project budget and timing.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications for equipment, materials, or parts and evaluates products according to production needs and quality standards.
Create and proof programs (as needed) for CNC (computer numerical control) machines and/or robotic and test equipment.
Work closely with Design Engineering on product design changes and/or new product development to include evaluation of tooling, fixtures, workflow, and workstations. Owns and supports new product launches.
Design workflow, workstations, and work cells in accordance with safety, environmental and ergonomic standards.
Develop, maintain, and improve production routings to provide clear and necessary work instructions to production associates. Strive to improve quality and reduce product cost.
Provide leadership, technical support, and instruction for manufacturing personnel on new assembly and/or machining procedures.
Represent the Company in technical matters dealing with outside vendors and/or customers. Travel to observe new methods, trade shows or workshops, customer visits and repairs as required.
Assist with work measurement programs and analyzing work samples for developing standards for labor utilization.
Demonstrated safety orientation and compliance mindset.
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills, including having a continuous improvement, “go and see” mindset and an advocate for driving change.
Highly productive with a strong sense of urgency and orientation to details, accuracy, and excellent outcomes.
Results-oriented with a demonstrated ability to be self-directed and self-motivated, effectively manage time and multiple priorities, and meet deliverables in a timely manner.
Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changes in internal processes, delays, or unexpected events to meet daily customer demand and on time delivery requirements, including performing any task required to meet department objectives.
Willingness and ability to work extended hours, including weekends as required to support manufacturing needs.
Demonstrated understanding of common manufacturing processes, equipment, or machinery, including strong knowledge in mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic applications.
Demonstrated proficiency with reading and understanding blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and performing complex mathematical calculations (including trigonometry).
Strong analytical ability to recognize need for modification of procedures or processes, identify root cause, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions where limited standardization or information exists.
Strong interpersonal skills which foster teamwork and collaboration and develops high quality working relationships to influence, gain support, and achieve results. This includes a strong cooperation with production, engineering, and maintenance personnel, as well as external customers and vendors.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively deliver and transfer knowledge of technical concepts to production associates and respond to questions.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle proprietary and sensitive information with integrity.
Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with CAD and MS Office software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Demonstrated understanding of finance, capital appropriations, and budgeting practices and ability to perform manufacturing analysis and estimate cost of labor, equipment, material, and assembly capabilities.
Willing and able to occasionally travel domestically to other sites, vendor and/or customer visits, training events, trade shows, etc.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering or another relevant engineering discipline is required.
Physical Demand and Work Environment:
Potential physical demands include, but are not limited to frequent walking and standing, occasional twisting, stooping, carrying, handling, pushing, and pulling, climbing, kneeling, and lifting to 50 lbs. Potential sensory demands include but are not limited to hearing and seeing.
Majority of time is spent in a manufacturing production environment with some (but not all) climate-controlled areas. Personal protective safety equipment must be worn, and proper safety precautions must be observed. Potential exposure may include, but is not limited to solvents, dusts, and lead.
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage
Spending accounts (HSA, Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA)
Paid Time Off and Holidays
401k Retirement Plan with Matching Employer Contributions
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
About Regal Rexnord
Regal Rexnord Corporation (“Regal Rexnord”) is a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and mechanical power transmission products and sub-systems, serving customers around the world in the general industrial, consumer, commercial construction, food & beverage, and alternative energy end markets, among others. Regal Rexnord sells its products and solutions to OEMs, through distributors, and directly to end-users. Regal Rexnord is a $7.2B company with 36,000 associates globally.
You may not know it, but Regal Rexnord impacts your life every day. The company’s products enable the fans in HVAC systems that keep us comfortable; the power source that keeps smart buildings running; the agricultural and food service equipment that keeps us fed; and the conveyer systems that keep e-commerce flowing, to name a few of the applications where our products are used.
Regal Rexnord’s business purpose is to create a better tomorrow by energy-efficiently converting power into motion. This means creating innovative solutions while focusing on both customer needs and the company’s commitment to sustainability. The company’s industrial powertrain and automation solutions offerings are an important part of the company’s growth strategy. The company’s strategy includes leveraging 80/20 to prioritize all activities, including product excellence, operational excellence and commercial excellence (i) driving organic sales growth through the introduction of innovative new products, with a particular focus on improving energy efficiency, (ii) establishing and maintaining new customers, as well as developing new opportunities with existing customers, (iii) participating in higher growth end markets and geographies, and (iv) identifying and consummating strategic, value creating acquisitions.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Regal Rexnord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, citizenship status (unless required by the applicable law or government contract), disability or protected veteran status or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Regal Rexnord is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to building a team that represents diverse and inclusive backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
Notification to Agencies: Please note that Regal Rexnord Corporation and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“Regal Rexnord”) do not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement or similar contract and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Regal Rexnord will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.