Manufacturing Engineer | Lean Focused| Downer Grove, IL

Downers Grove Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000
  • Large corporation with several locations and room for growth
  • Opportunity to work autonomously and lead projects

About Our Client

Our client is a large manufacturer with sites across the country specializing in a variety of components serving a multitude of industries. Their Downers Grove site is heavily focused on precision maching and manufacturing couplings and bearings that go in to machinery in the automotive and aerospace indsutry. They have been rapidly growing and expeirenced their best year to date in 2021 from both a revenue and profit standpoint.

Job Description

  • Leverage technical leadership in support for production processes such as turning, broaching, milling, welding, assembly and powder coating
  • Drive manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning processes, workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Make critical decisions for tool and equipment selection, design, and development activities.
  • Oversee capital management activities and provide investment analysis/justification for the acquisition new machinery, tools, and equipment.
  • Develop feasibility studies for the manufacture of new products and provide guidance on integration requirements and costs.
  • Initiate and maintain standards, process control documents and work instructions
  • Work cross-funtionally with Maintenance team to keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services, and by assisting in establishing preventive/predictive maintenance programs
  • Support the company in technical presentations and other customer relations activities
  • Manage company relationships and pursue company objectives with external customers/vendors

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • BS degree in Engineering or Technical Field
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience with CNC machining, specifically milling, grinding and turning
  • Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement experience such as leading kaizen events and conducting Gemba walks
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T)
  • CapEx experience pertaining to implementing new machinery and equipment
  • Experience managing project timelines

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary range: $80,000-$95,000/year
  • 3 weeks PTO and 9 Holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits
  • 401(k) match
  • Opportunity for growth vertically dependent upon company opportunity and performance reviews
Jacob Browning
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
Downers Grove
Contract Type
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Jacob Browning
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