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Manufacturing Engineer

Quincy, IL 62301

Posted: 10/28/2022 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 22056

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Manufacturing Engineer in the Quincy, IL area.

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for developing solutions to production problems relating to materials, processes, and tooling, performing engineering work related to planning, devising or adapting methods to improve manufacturing production,
examine equipment, processes, operations and assembly to determine time or quality revisions and suggest improvements.

The Manufacturing Engineer will also review manufacturing processes for cost effectiveness and feasibility both before and after releases to manufacturing. Develop all engineering releases and changes relative to routing, setting standards, data entry and follow up.


Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop processes, methods, tooling, and production controls for new programs; supervise their assembly and proofing.
  • Set up new equipment, ensure its satisfactory operation, and instruct others to use the new equipment properly.
  • Write procedures for the operation of new or existing equipment.
  • Conduct layouts, coordinate outside contractors and supervise all necessary construction of plant expansions or alterations.
  • Perform or assist with equipment and material test studies.
  • Estimate staff requirements, production times and relative costs to provide data for operational decisions.
  • Work closely with manufacturing department to develop, coordinate and implement technical training for employees.
  • Design and develop manufacturing process for enhancements, product changes and new products as well as related fixtures and tooling that are consistent with zero defect level and low product cost.
  • Provide engineering support in production department to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Coordinate work with tool-room personnel, assigned technicians and outside vendors.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering OR Manufacturing Technology, and/or equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Good communication skills. (Verbal and written)
  • Ability to grasp modern technology concepts.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Enthusiastic, cooperative and positive behavior.

  • BSME, BSIE OR 4 Year Manufacturing Technology degree
  • Prefer at least minimum two (2) years of related work experience
  • Engineering-in-training certificate preferred.

Term: 6 month contract to direct hire

Payrate: $29.00 - $36.00 Per hour (depending on experience)

Our client is looking to fill the Manufacturing Engineer position ASAP. If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, contact Shelley Laminack at slaminack@selectek.com.

Meet Your Recruiter

Shelley Laminack
Technical Recruiter

Shelley graduated from Kennesaw State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management. She started her career as a recruiter of Information Technology and transitioned to Engineering and Technical staffing at Selectek. She found her passion for recruiting through connecting with people and building relationships. Shelley is committed to putting people first and helping them find their dream careers. In her free time, Shelley enjoys hiking and eating ice cream.

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