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Manufacturing Engineer

Howard Industries, Inc.
Laurel, MS
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Howard Industries is the leading manufacturer of liquid-filled distribution transformers for the utility and commercial/industrial markets with over 4,000 employees (the 2nd largest private employer in Mississippi) and over $1 billion million in revenue. The corporation consists of 5 main divisions: Howard Transformers, which is the largest producer of distribution transformers in the U.S., Howard Lighting, Howard Transportation, Howard Technology Solutions, and the newest division, Howard Medical. Howard Industries offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is located in Laurel, Mississippi, a charming and historic city located thirty minutes from Hattiesburg, one hour from the Gulf Coast and two hours from New Orleans.

We are looking for a manufacturing engineer to supervise maintenance technicians, outside contractors, and additional resources on a project basis

Supervisory Duties:

  • Maintenance Technician task assignments.
  • Initiate product & process design changes.
  • To design, build and or acquire plant equipment, jigs, and fixtures.
  • To identify, justify and implement material and process cost improvements.
  • To work with corporate safety dept. personnel to monitor, maintain and provide training for safety programs at the local plant

Education: Bachelor's Degree (or higher degree) in a technical discipline is required, and at least 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Job Duties:

  • Participate in product design and evaluation.
  • Product/process cost reduction.
  • Product/process documentation.
  • Prepare and debug turret and press brake programs.
  • Project recommendations.
  • Provide technical training, support, and direction to manufacturing supervisors and personnel
  • Lead projects to analyze process rejects, scrap, cycle time, etc.; identify & implement corrective actions.
  • Participate in RGA analysis and corrective actions
  • To operate within established practices and procedures.
  • Cooperate with other departments relative to accomplishing company goals.
  • Contribute relevant technical knowledge to Engineering, Manufacturing, and quality staff.
  • Be familiar with the proper operation of factory equipment.
  • Be familiar with the proper execution of industry-standard tests, industry specifications, and safety standards.

Howard Industries offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Howard Industries, Inc.

Laurel, MS



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