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Manufacturing Engineer

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Date: May 21, 2019

Location: Frankfort, KY, US, 40601

Company: Greenheck Group



TITLE: Manufacturing Engineer


General Summary:

Optimize factory costs, quality, and customer service through the conception, development, and implementation of new or improved manufacturing processes, equipment, tooling, material flow, plant layout, or product design.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Develop processes, procedures and supporting documentation to enhance cost, quality and customer service while ensuring safety and compliance with government regulations.
    • Major drivers include productivity, material utilization, value engineering, lead time management, schedule attainment, and improved throughput.
  • Coordinate and implement training initiatives to support manufacturing.
  • Participate in process improvement teams.
  • Specify and justify capital expenditures.
  • Purchase and implement tooling and equipment to support daily operations.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Recognize and propose design changes to improve manufacturability.
  • Support and participate in value engineering initiatives.
  • Identify and implement improvements to material utilization, cell layout and machinery efficiency.
  • Provide summarized data to influence key management decisions relating to budgeting, staffing, and capacity planning. 
  • Utilize multiple software applications including but not limited to, SAP, Nest Control and TruNest to nest orders to both the Salvagnini and P720 fabrication machines.
  • Participate in Lean initiatives.


Job Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering Discipline is required 


Between 3-5 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment is required.


  • Basic AutoCAD and project management skills required.
  • SAP experience is a plus.
  • Understanding of Lean concepts.

Nearest Major Market: Frankfort