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Manufacturing Engineer at Konecranes

Manufacturing Engineer

Konecranes Watertown, WI Full-Time
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Konecranes is the industry shaping global leader in manufacturing and servicing overhead cranes and other lifting equipment. We serve a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals.

We’re not just lifting things, but entire businesses.™ 

If you’re interested in taking your career to new heights, we have an immediate need for a full-time experienced Manufacturing Engineer in Watertown, WI.

Job description:
As a Manufacturing Engineer, this position will work with existing overhead cranes and hoists in the Konecranes legacy parts business. This position will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manufacturing processes including Bill of materials, routings and tooling using the tooling database and tool vendors
  • Standardization of methods for machining, capital equipment projects, improvement of manufacturing cells and miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Work closely with shop floor personnel on setup reduction, process improvements, quality improvements to include tooling with new technologies, fixturing, and time studies
  • Work with Production Supervisor, Master scheduler, Subcontract Supervisor, and purchasing to ensure cost control and on time delivery
  • Generate quotation estimates, pricing, and proposals for customers
  • CNC programming of Vertical and Horizontal machining centers and lathes


  • Minimum five years manufacturing experience and must have a very strong machining background on Horizontal and Vertical Lathes and Machining centers
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are required, along with a working knowledge of computers. SAP, Excel and Power Point.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of all types of gears
  • Experience with CNC programming – Solidworks and SolidCam, Kaizen events, 5S, 6 Sigma and continuous improvement projects.
  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience in heavy industry and possess a BS in Engineering, BMSE or BS in Industrial Engineering
  • The individual must be self-motivated, creative, and organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

What we offer to you:

This opportunity is for a full-time position offering you a chance to become part of Konecranes, Inc. Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports, and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity - enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes.

  • Establish manufacturing tooling and processes
  • Assist the manufacturing team resolving manufacturing issues
  • Support manufacturing and tooling projects
  • Provide manufacturing leadership to contract manufacturing sites
  • Resolving manufacturing and tooling problems
  • Develop manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Made equipment and manufacturing process
  • Manage the manufacturing engineering team
  • Improve manufacturing's efforts in all manufacturing operations
  • Maintain manufacturing technical process documentation
  • Support supervisors in training manufacturing personnel on manufacturing process
  • Develop new production equipment to improve manufacturing processes
  • Provide production support for manufacturing and assembly equipment
  • Provide engineering support for existing manufacturing processes
  • Develop and improve manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods
  • Maintain and improve current manufacturing assembly process
  • Implementing continuous improvement in manufacturing
  • Utilize lean manufacturing methods to enhance manufacturing efficiencies and reduce costs
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes to continually improve efficiencies at manufacturing facilities
  • Develop and improve manufacturing processes by reviewing exisitng product and manufacturing processes

Recommended Skills

  • Continuous Improvement Process
  • Lathes
  • Mills
  • Solid Cam
  • Solid Works (Cad)
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