Manufacturing Engineer

Highland Composites - Statesville, NC3.0

30+ days ago

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods.

Job Duties:

  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. .
  • Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
  • Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional mechanical / electrical skills, Dealing with Complexity, Systematic Problem Solving, Root Cause Analysis & Controlled Improvement, Informing Others, Leadership, Supervision, Hardware Specifications, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Product Development, Presenting Technical Information, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar with 5+ year experience required
  • Or, 15+ years’ experience in a related field.
  • Solid works or Catia CAD skills
  • Make-to-Order Manufacturing Experience.
  • Composites manufacturing experience preferred but not required.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt preferred but not required.


  • $80K-$120K based on experience.
  • Full Benefits; Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year


  • Manufacturing Engineering: 5 years (Preferred)