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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Is this you? Born leader. Demonstrated Perfectionist. Champion of change. Then look no further – your new career in Manufacturing Engineering awaits at *Manitowoc Cranes.


We’re coming up with ways to build the world’s most incredible cranes; we’re thinking outside the box to design efficient and reliable equipment components; and we’re bringing innovation to life each and every day with dreamers like you.


As a Manufacturing Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to develop necessary bills of materials, process routings and standard work instructions to manufacture parts per drawings and manufacturing procedures. In addition, work on special projects including equipment justification and shop efficiency improvements while providing work analysis to maintain production standards and cost estimates. Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, this position is based in Manitowoc, WI.


If you’re up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real. Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future filled with passion, pride and satisfaction.


Essential Job Functions:  


  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of process routings, updating and release of processes per manufacturing order and the creation of processes to support quality and aftermarket sales
  • Managing suppliers, working with supplier quality on development activities, and reviewing components for in-sourcing/out-sourcing opportunities.
  • Develop, document and maintain manufacturing processes and work instructions to assure conformance to ISO 9000 standard and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Continually evaluate and develop manufacturing methods to eliminate waste and thereby improve product quality, lead-time, cost, and safety
  • Lead research, simulation, justification, recommendation, implementation, and return analysis of capital investment projects
  • Perform process simulation, define constraints, develop, recommend, and implement solutions
  • Develop and maintain core- strength and process performance capability criteria
  • Safety - Maintain departmental housekeeping and 5S standards, perform job functions in a safe manner, wear all PPE required by Company Policy were required, know & follow established job specific and facility wide safety & health procedures and rules, participate in safety and health training & demonstrate competency based on training received, and bring safety and health issues, unsafe acts, and safety suggestions to management’s attention or correct those you can.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements/Working Conditions:


Required Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; or a minimum of eight years of experience in manufacturing or related field in lieu of the degree
  • Must have basic computer and blue print reading skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word, while having some experience with MS Project.
  • Will require good organizational and problem solving skills along with being self-motivated.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Prior CNC machining programming experience.
  • Working knowledge of machining tooling and fixturing.
  • Working knowledge of vertical and horizontal milling and lathe machining centers.
  • Welding fabrication experience
  • Experience with installation of paint systems
  • Understanding of Pro-E or related solid modeling software.
  • Ability to develop 2D drawings.

Working Conditions


  • Normal office environment must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • May work extended hours when necessary.
  • 2% of overnight domestic travel required. 

* Manitowoc Cranes is recognized globally as one of the premier innovators and manufacturers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry. Leading brands include Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, and Potain.


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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing, Industrial
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 14000197
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