Manufacturing Process Engineer

Elk Grove Village, Illinois Permanent USD80,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Quarterly bonus based on personal metrics
  • Fully covered healthcare from BCBS

About Our Client

Our client is a mid-sized precision machine shop serving customers across a wide range of industries, primarily in medical device and aerospace. They are family owned and pride themselves on a strong culture and high safety standards in their shop. This role will play an essential part in the manufacturing process and will report to the Engineering Manager.

Job Description

  • Lead in optimization of set-up cycle times and improvement of productivity standards by teaming with machine operators and set up personnel
  • Set-up and troubleshoot CNC machines and provide support/maintenance of said machines
  • Train operators on SOP's and develop work instructions easily interpreted by those in charge of machinery related functions
  • Review customer specifications and drawings for manufacturability and cost
  • Act as liaison to customers to ensure needs are being met
  • Provide technical support to customers on issues of design and manufacturing
  • Recommend design modifications to improve quality, cost, and manufacturability
  • Write specifications for design, testing, and manufacturing of hand tools
  • Develop and implement LEAN/Continuous Improvement initiatives to reduce waste and lower cycle times
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers
  • Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards

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

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field, or equivalent level of experience/education
  • 4+ years manufacturing engineer experience, including tooling and fixturing design background
  • Knowledge of using ERP systems
  • 3+ years experience working with CNC lathes and/or mills
  • CAD and Microsoft Office skills are required.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills are required.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

  • Salary range: $80,000-$100,000/year depending on level of experience
  • Eligible for 8% bonus based on personal metrics
  • 2 weeks PTO, 5 Personal Days, 5 Sick Days and 10 Holidays
  • Medical, dental benefits through Aetna - fully covered day 1
  • 4% 401(K) Match
  • Clear path to promotion in organization depending on performance reviews
Cameron Heppeler
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
Elk Grove Village
Contract Type
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Cameron Heppeler
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