Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Bedford Park, Illinois Permanent USD125,000 - USD150,000 per year
  • 20% Bonus Based on Personal & Company Metrics
  • Senior Leadership Role Within a Growing Facility

About Our Client

My client is an extremely well-established manufacturer of precision machined metal components, working in a variety of industries. They have been around for 90+ years and have a very strong average tenure for leaders, due to their close company culture & emphasis on professional development & openness to new ideas. They seek an experienced Engineering Manager with a machining background to lead a high-performing team.

Job Description

  • Serve as technical support for customers & internal sales staff to assess jobs & determine feasibility of manufacturing
  • Oversee manufacturing operations from job routing, all the way up to final assembly/final product
  • Analyze production trends to identify areas for cost savings. reduction of cycle times & machine downtime, and optimize process capabilities
  • Standardize engineering procedures
  • Research, justify, & implement new equipment & technology to improve manufacturing capabilities
  • Oversee a team of Engineers & CNC Programmers, analyzing team & individual performance, as well as hiring/firing

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


  • Prior manufacturing experience in a CNC machining environment, with 3+ years in a managerial capacity
  • Demonstrated track record in oversight of manufacturing processes, engineering projects, & quality
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills
  • Strong verbal, written, & interpersonal skills


  • Knowledge of CNC programming highly preferred - mills, lathes, spindle machine experience a plus
  • Prior experience in a contract manufacturing shop
  • Knowledge of secondary manufacturing processes including heat treat, powder coating, & assembly
  • Experience serving as a customer point of contact

What's on Offer

  • Base salary $110,000 - $150,000 depending on level of experience & relevant industry background
  • Annual bonus incentive based on company goals - 10+ year track record paying out at 5-6%
  • 401k match
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 9 Company holidays
  • Health coverage through BCBS
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Bedford Park
Contract Type
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Sean Stanton
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