Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer


Yaphank, New York

Employment Type



Architecture, Energy, Engineering & Construction

Job ID



Our client is seeking a manufacturing engineer to be responsible for designing, implementing, and optimizing manufacturing processes and systems in order to ensure efficient production and high-quality products. Their role involves analyzing production methods, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and maintain product quality.

Job Description:

Salary : $85000 - $100000

  • Design, develop, and improve manufacturing processes, procedures, and layouts to achieve production goals.
  • Identify and implement cost-effective process improvements, including automation, tooling upgrades, and workflow optimizations.
  • Conduct time and motion studies, process flow analysis, and capacity planning to maximize efficiency and throughput.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design engineers and production managers, to ensure seamless integration of processes.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to production teams to resolve manufacturing issues and achieve production targets.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot process failures, quality problems, and equipment malfunctions, and implement corrective actions.
  • Develop and maintain production documentation, including work instructions, process specifications, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement preventive measures to minimize production downtime and ensure product quality.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing principles, such as 5S, Six Sigma, and Kaizen.
  • Identify and eliminate waste, reduce variability, and streamline production processes to optimize productivity and reduce costs.
  • Lead or participate in cross-functional teams to implement lean tools and techniques and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Conduct regular process audits and performance evaluations to track progress and identify areas for further improvement.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend new equipment, tools, and technologies to improve manufacturing processes and capabilities.
  • Collaborate with equipment vendors to ensure proper installation, commissioning, and validation of new equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • Develop and maintain preventive maintenance schedules and procedures to ensure optimal equipment performance and longevity.
  • Provide training and guidance to operators and maintenance personnel on equipment operation and maintenance best practices.
  • Collaborate with quality engineers and inspectors to develop and implement quality control plans and ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Conduct process capability studies, statistical analysis, and gauge repeatability and reproducibility (R&R) studies to ensure process capability.
  • Participate in internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and certifications.
  • Implement and maintain appropriate documentation and recordkeeping systems to support regulatory requirements.
  • Lead or contribute to cross-functional projects related to process improvement, new product introductions, and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Collaborate with design engineers to ensure manufacturability of new products and effective transfer from R&D to production.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely delivery of materials, equipment, and services.
  • Monitor project timelines, budgets, and milestones, and provide regular progress updates to stakeholders.
  • Adhere to and promote safety protocols and practices to ensure a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Identify and address potential safety hazards and environmental risks in manufacturing processes.  
  • Stay updated with relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations, and implement necessary measures to achieve compliance.

Salary Range $85,000 - $100,000









Contact Details:

Vince DeMonte

Director of Recruiting

Executive Alliance

direct dial - 631.498.8329