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Manufacturing Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-803953
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 11, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Engineers
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Job Description:

Support Prototype, Pre-Production and Production manufacturing methods, training and process validation; create detailed work instructions, visual aides and process routing to maintain acceptable production productivity and quality standards; provide computer aided designs (CAD), and/or purchase (make vs buy decisions), for production and assembly tooling using available CAD software; estimate production and assembly setup and run times, material costs, and perform time and motion studies to provide cost analyses and feedback to management; setup cell type manufacturing to minimize setup time and to facilitate increased assembly reaction time to meet customer needs; provide concurrent/simultaneous engineering/design for manufacturing support with Engineering department including design reviews, design changes, shop floor problems, etc.; maintain production master data, BOM and Routings; make changes to production master data as required via the Festo change management system; prepare and coordinate new production assembly release; design and build assembly benches, fixtures, and Kanban supply areas and bin sizes for Kanban storage; support Festo Value Production and the knowledge network teams within the Festo organization; support material control with new product data set up and suggest initial order quantities; assist in the set up of machines and equipment within the assigned production area; act as a subject matter expert with respect to production and process changes; support continuous improvement and shop cleanliness utilizing 6S method; ensure all drawings are at the correct revision level at machine locations; prepare and/or review production work instructions as required to ensure manufacturing specifications are met; and, ensure proper methods are utilized in the assembly process to meet manufacturing specifications. This position is based in Mason, Ohio.

Experience and Skills:

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology and 5 years of experience in manufacturing/production engineering. In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, employer will also accept an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology and five years of experience in manufacturing/production engineering. In addition, the following specific skills are required:

5 years of experience with AutoCad Inventor, SAP, MS Office, Share Point navigation, and CCPM;

5 years of experience with Lean/FVP processes; Ergonomic, TPM, and Quality;

5 years of experience with metal materials specifications and applicable DIN and/or ANSI standards;

5 years of experience with problems solving methods (Ishikawa, 5W, etc.); and,

5 years of experience with estimating and cost calculation of production methods.

10% domestic and international travel required.


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster