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Manufacturing Engineer in Hudson, WI at United Stars

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineer should demonstrate the ability to design, implement, monitor and maintain manufacturing processes. Their aim is to achieve the most efficient, cost effective and high quality production possible.

Pivotal to the manufacturing process, the manufacturing engineer should have expertise in a range of different manufacturing technologies, computer, and management control systems. They apply such state-of-the art technology to meet increasingly competitive business needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist with engineering department activities and be able to carry out new procedures/programs.

• Develop and maintain routing of operations for costing purposes and for the most effective method of part manufacture.

• Maintain current environmental procedures and update as needed, submit required water samples, make sure all local and state requirements are up to date.

• Create and maintain a set of process prints specifying the dimensional requirements at each step in the process.

• Maintain the ECR database and oversee the completion of individual ECR’s as appointed by the Engineering Manager.

• Provide cost of manufacturing estimates and technical assistance in quotation process when needed.

• Design and maintain tooling/fixture component prints as well as tooling/fixture print builds.

• Enter and maintain BOM’s for current and new parts.

• Monitor profitability of existing jobs and offer ideas to help improve current processes.

• Assist in specifying and selecting a variety of CNC and manual equipment for production and inspection.

• Provide technical assistance to Production and trouble shoot problems.

• Update plant layout as needed, design layouts for new equipment, creation of cells for common parts and improved throughput.

Other skills/abilities needed for this position:

• strong technical knowledge and expertise;

• an analytical approach to work;

• an interest in technical processes;

• good communication skills, both oral and written;

• the ability to work affectively with a wide range of people in a team environment;

• the ability to manage time effectively and have good organizational skills;

Job Requirements


AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Windows, MS Excel, Word, Internet and E-Mail


BS in Engineering required. 0-5 years of engineering experience


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulation. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


None required


United Gear & Assembly offers a generous benefits program, which includes; health, HRA, FSA, vision and dental insurance, 401k program with 4% company contribution, company paid short term disability and life insurance with additional elective life insurance available, paid vacation and holidays and a profit sharing plan. Retention and Attendance bonus programs. We are committed to being an EOE and drug and alcohol free employer. Pre-employment screenings are conducted.