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Manufacturing Engineer


Doherty Staffing Solutions






Glenwood, Minnesota, United States






Are you a manufacturing engineer who loves seeing the products come to life? Do you have an innovative outlook with a quality focus? Wonderful! Doherty Career Solutions is partnering with a growing manufacturing client near Alexandria, MN. In this position our client is looking for an engineer who develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Priorities include process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training by performing the following duties.

• Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes, including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
• Recommends revision of methods of operation or material handling, alterations in equipment layout, or other changes to increase production or improve standards.
• Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.
• Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products, including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
• Designs, develops, tests or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
• Evaluate and approve drawings, routings/MI's, specs and other documents.
• Support prototyping activities of new product development.
• Analyze and design lean manufacturing cells using effective systems and simulation tools to optimize, use of space, equipment, material and personnel.
• Work closely with research and development, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures.
• Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are maintained at all times.
• Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technologies and equipment in order to manufacture and reduce cost through efficiencies.
• Determine and eliminate root causes and diminish occurrences in the manufacturing process.
• Ensure that all manufacturing product specifications are developed, and testing procedures are in place before starting up vendors/subcontractors.
• Establish drafting standards for all designers to follow.
• Able to assist in reducing cost through re-engineering product/material.

• Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a related field or equivalent; and four to ten years related experience in manufacturing process engineering and/or training.
• Knowledge of manufacturing and inventory software, CAD software, project management software, spreadsheet and word processing software.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including exceptional teamwork skills.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

How to apply? Qualified individuals should submit a resume to or call the Doherty Recruiter at 952-715-5043 for additional information.