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AP Professionals Published: September 21, 2017
Job Type


Manufacturing Engineer

Direct hire, west of Rochester location, 50 - 60K salary depending on experience


  • Design project plans, manage project execution, and safely meet time and resource budgets. Two years project management and food industry experience required.
  • Define and manage the scope including capital requirements, assuring delivery of assigned projects are on time, within budget and to the agreed functionality.
  • Accountable for safe solutions that obtain optimal technical, economic, and environmental benefits for the company.
  • Actively involved in the technical execution of projects and work to ensure project benchmarks are met.
  • Build effective working relationships with other departments in the company and other parties as appropriate.
  • Support good, open communication with project participants, promoting a culture of involvement and participation within company values.
  • Projects may include commissioning and start-up of new machinery and systems, materials, process optimization, cycle time reduction, and scrap reduction.
  • Assist manufacturing with solutions to complex food processing issues, production system design, and documentation of SOPs.
  • Perform process analysis such as line time study, mass balance, etc. to contribute to the continuous process improvement.
  • Implement and foster capability analysis such as the six sigma approach for new processes and production lines.

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • Knowledge of food processing and demonstrated strengths in mechanically oriented manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of automated assemble and related technologies, knowledge of Lean Manufacturing or TPS.
  • Ability to build positive cross-functional and intra-plant relationships with both internal and external peers and stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Auto-Cad. Ability to learn quickly and keep pace with scientific/engineering developments.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering; concentration in industrial, mechanical, food processing, or chemical engineering degree.
  • Two years minimum project management experience.
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