Manufacturing Engineer

This position will?be located?in the Engineered Packaging Solutions Business Unit.


The manufacturing engineer position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.? The position provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.



Reasonable Accommodation Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.? Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Carries out process improvements, problem resolution, project management and employee training.

  • Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.

  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.

  • Directly engages with procurement to evaluate supplier cost reduction methods and opportunities.?

  • Supports and liaisons with procurement on vendor and / or product approval and required processes.?

  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.

  • Assists general manager in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training.

  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.

  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.

  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures. requesting special service.

  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.

  • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field



  • Five years related experience and/or training required.

  • Able to collect, analyze, and visualize data.

  • Excellent problem solving skills; identifies appropriate parameters for issues/questions, collects applicable information, performs analysis, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions/identifies root causes of issues

  • Understands and able to use and apply: 8Ds, DFM, VSM, Lean methodologies

  • Able to quickly learn and utilize different systems & processes

  • Writing skills; capable of developing routine reports and correspondence, as well as process control documents and other materials

  • Multi-tasking skills; able to juggle variety of duties and effectively prioritize workload

  • Able to work independently

Computer skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio)

  • Experience in SharePoint, CAD and Process Flow Software a plus

Other Physical Requirements

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed (safety glasses, safety shoes, etc)


The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.


Signode Industrial Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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