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Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Excellent company and benefits, growing domestically and internationally, and exciting future and opportunities.”

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing optimal, efficient, and cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommending and implementing improvements to production processes, methods and controls; and coordinating manufacturing efforts for new or revised product launches.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Develops and evaluates manufacturing processes through design or research and by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators

· Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods, performing quality control evaluations, establishing standards, and confirming manufacturing processes

· Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements

· Establishes and updates standard manufacturing processing times

· Designs manufacturing fixtures for machining, forming, welding, and assembling

· Optimizes work flow and space requirements for manufacturing and assembly efficiency

· Converts CAD files for waterjet cutting or other CNC programs

· Evaluates, justifies, and recommends the purchasing of capital equipment

· Monitors and recommends tooling, materials, and supplies

· Provides manufacturing feedback to employees through reports, charts, or marquees

· Assists in creating and maintaining a safe working environment

· Implements and maintains a quality control system for manufacturing processes and final product inspections

· Maintains facility layouts

· Collaborates with Engineering and Assembly for best DFM and DFA practices

· Leads and participates in design or manufacturing reviews

· Prepares detailed process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing production data

· Maintains professional and technical knowledge through educational workshops, professional publications, and networking

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Participates as a Design Engineer for the Engineering Department

· Sources new manufacturing vendors

· Creates and maintains routings and BOMs in MRP system

· Generates and distributes work orders

· Coordinates the manufacturing efforts for new product launches

· Converts CAD files for waterjet cutting or other CNC programs

· Provides employees training for new processes

· Participates in research and development activities

· Assists in the development and participates in system functionality and capabilities testing

· Minimizes equipment downtime through preventive maintenance and repair programs

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

· 4 year bachelor’s degree in related engineering field (BSME degree preferred)

· Minimum of five (5) years manufacturing engineering experience

· Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D (2 yr)

· Proficiency in MS Office 2010 or higher (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy

· Solid organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

· Ability to understand customer requirements and sense of urgency

· Strong knowledge of stainless steel milling, turning, welding, sheet metal cutting and forming and other basic machine shop metal fabrication processes

· Work experience in a manufacturing environment

· Experience in engineering documentation systems and techniques

· Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills and attention to detail and accuracy

· Strong attention to detail

· Must be a self-starter, multi-tasker, team player, work well with others, and have a positive attitude

· Excellent written and oral communication skills and command of the English language

· Good core values and commitment to continuous self-improvement

· Good math skills

· Good typing skills

· Travel (primarily local during business hours, occasional overnight)

Desired

· Knowledge of poultry processing equipment and/or poultry processing plant environments

· Knowledge of other food industries or USDA regulations

· Knowledge of basic electronics

· SolidWorks solid modeling experience

Bettcher Industries, Inc.

About Bettcher Industries, Inc.:

Bettcher Industries is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative precision cutting and trimming tools for the food processing and industrial manufacturing sectors. The company also manufactures food preparation equipment for restaurants and commercial kitchens in the foodservice industry.

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