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Manufacturing Engineer - Direct Hire!

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Job Category: Engineering Job ID: 1B88362056 Pay Rate: $100000-110000 / year Jobs Office: Career Solutions

Job Description

Doherty has partnered with a leading manufacturer in aviation located near Inver Grove Heights, MN. We are seeking candidates for a Manufacturing Engineering role. Compensation for these direct hire opportunities ranges between $100,000-$110,000 per year, depending on skills and experience. Interested?
Company Summary
For 60 years, this company has been engineering and manufacturing a full line of aircraft floats for all sizes of aircraft from the Piper Cub to the Viking Twin Otter, including most single-engine Cessna aircraft. In addition, they have engineered over 100 Supplemental Type Certificated modifications for improved performance, convenience, and reliability. As a leading aircraft service provider, this company offers maintenance, avionics installation and repair, custom interior design and installation, and exterior paint refinishing all in one convenient location. They are recognized worldwide for quality products and engineering expertise.
What you will do as a Manufacturing Engineer:
  • Evaluate current manufacturing processes and flow of materials/products through the shop by applying knowledge of manufacturing principles and process improvement theories
  • Recommend and implement changes leading to improved efficiency and reduced cost while maintaining quality
  • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; research, design, and implement manufacturing methods and equipment/techniques that meet or exceed production cost targets and maintain quality
  • Recommend, specify, and validate new equipment and tools
  • Prepare cost, utilization, efficiency, and other performance metric reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing shop floor data
  • Evaluate capital equipment through research, justification, and purchasing.
  • Create manufacturing process instructions, conduct FMEAs, develop and conduct process validations
  • Participate in the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements, tooling and process requirements, rework methods, as well as corrective action processing to minimize future issues
  • Create engineering change requests for continuous improvement and processes engineering change orders including shop floor disposition
What you need to be a Manufacturing Engineer: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering; or a combination of other degrees and experience
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Expertise in Lean manufacturing (5S, continuous improvement, cell design, plant layout, mistake-proofing), metal forming, component design and fabrication, mechanical and electro-mechanical assembly, machine and tool design 
What are you waiting for? Join this thriving team today! APPLY NOW to complete our mobile-friendly, online application. For questions or additional details about the Manufacturing Engineer positions, please contact 952-832-3576 or email 
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