Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Jacksonville, AR

Posted: 09/13/2023 Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Defence and Military Job Number: 5443

Job Description

  • Position: Manufacturing Engineer
  • Job Type: Permanent | Direct-Hire
  • Location: Jacksonville, Arkansas
  • Shift: 1st Shift / Mon to Fri



Saige Partners has partnered with a leading manufacturing company in the Jacksonville, Arkansas area. Due to our client’s tremendous growth, they are seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join the team!

Position Summary:
As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer within the company, you will use your engineering talent to design, develop, effectively implement, and constantly improve production processes to manufacture world class products for customers across the globe.  

General Job Duties:

  • Identify Safety Improvement opportunities and implement solutions
  • Work with Operations personnel to identify root causes and resolution of issues affecting daily operating equipment efficiency
  • Analyze performance data to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Utilize lean/six sigma principles to implement efficiency improvements and maintain the gains
  • Design, develop, and modify touch tooling to improve tool life, product quality, or equipment efficiency using SolidWorks and Agile software
  • Work with Quality Assurance to improve process control using statistical methods to maintain defects
  • Develop and control troubleshooting methodologies and data
  • Develop and implement production line layouts to support a lean production environment including Kanban replenishment methodologies, especially concerning tooling consumption
  • Work with R&D engineers to ensure a seamless transition from products in development to full industrialization
  • Work collaboratively with the in-house automation team to receive, start up, and assimilate newly built production equipment
  • Review 3D models and prints for accuracy and manufacturability
  • Effectively implement work instructions through training, communication, videos, or other techniques

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering/Science Degree
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience as a Manufacturing Engineer in the manufacturing industry
  • Experience within one of the following industries: Aerospace, Automotive, Defense or Med Device
  • Hands-on experience with equipment, machining, and fabrication operations 
  • Experience with SolidWorks and Agile software
  • Experience troubleshooting/root cause analysis of mechanical systems
  • Experience using SolidWorks CAD, 3D Design and knowledge of GD&T ASME Y14.5M-1994
  • Experience working within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Previous work experience in metal forming highly desired
  • Ability to work onsite, during normal working hours in the Jacksonville, Little Rock, Arkansas area

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