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Manufacturing Engineer

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S&S Cycle, Inc.






Viola, WI, Wisconsin, United States






TITLE: Manufacturing Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing Engineering

REPORTS TO: Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Develop, implement, and sustain cost-effective automated manufacturing processes using standardized documentation, metrics, and lean principles.  


  • Thoroughly understand and adhere to the department goals, objectives, and strategy 

  • Establish and maintain credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions 

  • Present and maintain positive morale amongst employees

  • Assist in the implementation of Lean Principles along with fostering a lean culture

  • Develop process sheets and standards for manufacturing

  • Monitor processes through time studies, routings, and value stream mapping

  • Assist and/or lead the implementation of new processes for quality and efficiency gains

  • Assist in the design of tools and fixtures with the Tool Room and Programming Department

  • Assist / design automated solutions to manual systems (i.e. kitting, load/unload parts, etc.)

  • Design cell layouts and maintain plant layout

  • Assist in the selection of new machines

  • Design jobs and procedures that are ergonomically sound and safe


  • Experienced working in a production manufacturing field

  • Flexible, energetic, forward-thinking, and creative with high moral and ethical standards

  • High analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus

  • Well organized and self-directed

  • Able to relate to people at all levels of the organization in a positive fashion

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; working knowledge of computer applications

  • Knowledge and understanding of internal combustion engines

  • Experience with CAD, preferably AutoCAD

  • Must be able to read a Blueprint, GD&T a plus

  • Project Management experience

  • Robotics / automation system solution development, setup and programming knowledge

  • Lean Certification a plus

  • Experience with ERP Systems helpful

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in related field

  • B.S. Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar degree


Employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand

  • Use hands to manipulate objects, tools, or controls

  • Talk and hear

  • Walk, stoop, crouch and bend

  • Reach above shoulders

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception

  • Must comply with safety equipment standards; safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toed shoes


  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected