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Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition Number: P9497

Region: US
State: Wisconsin
City: Menomonie


We are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer at our highly automated facility in Menomonie, WI - just 1 hour east of Minneapolis/St. Paul!  (Sorry, no new grads for this role!)

In this role, you will lead New Product Introduction of Automation Projects following the AQP and GAMP 5 practices. 

  • Functions as a liaison with project engineering, manufacturing and the customer regarding the implementation of programs, both molding and secondary operations
  • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes, manage to established yield and throughput, and drive for cost reduction and optimal quality
  • Coordinate, direct and lead engineering efforts to ensure optimum engineering of projects/programs to meet customer and manufacturing requirements
  • Interface with customers on a regular basis to resolve issues
  • Facilitate communication between customer, sales, engineering functions, outside vendors, manufacturing and multi-divisional groups
  • Maintain cost control and profitability through interaction with the accounting group, sales and our customers
  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer and company cost, quality, and delivery expectations
  • Facilitate and support facility and manufacturing safety, environmental and ergonomics efforts
  • Create and monitor project timelines
  • Extended travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs
  • Some programs may have vision requirements


Qualifications - Education & Experience

B.S. degree in engineering field with 7-10 years of related experience or equiv. (Will not consider new graduates for this role)

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Strong and diverse technical injection molding tooling, materials, manufacturing, quality, and product design skills
  • Ability to use CAD to determine if tooling, equipment and part designs meet requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple large-scale projects
  • Demonstrated superior communication, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Ability to accurately quote design, tools/equipment, and parts
  • Ability to develop and meet project schedules, along with contingency plans
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet financial goals
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop future account needs
  • Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and recommend options
  • Ability to lead others.  Responsibility may include direct supervision of technicians and mentoring/leading engineers
  • Demonstrated broad understanding of capabilities and technologies of other PPC facilities, suppliers, and customers



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