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Manufacturing Engineer – CNC & Manual Machining

Full Time, Salary Position

Position Scope:

Member of the operation excellence team supporting continuous improvement of production processes. Working closely with factories manufacturing teams to specify, develop new and modify existing equipment and tools.

Acts as a liaison between product design engineering and production teams, supporting new solution implementation while applying lean manufacturing principles and focusing on manufacturability.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in CNC Programming, CAD / CAM, and MS Office Software, - MS Project

  • Evaluates and suggests implements & manages multiple manufacturing projects from beginning to end.

  • Evaluates, develops, and implements machining processes on current or future assets.

  • Prepare or update manufacturing instructions, visual work instructions, standard operating procedures.

  • Implements capital equipment including evaluation, selection, run-offs, and implementation.

  • Maintains manufacturing best practices including precision machining, lean manufacturing, and machine tool / tooling technologies.

  • Evaluates non-conforming material and provides proper disposition.

  • Leads special projects including NPD, insourcing - outsourcing, productivity improvements and capital procurement.

  • Improve tooling, gages and fixtures using 3D modeling software.

  • Develops time studies in Process times and Cycle times.

  • Leads machine tool installations throughout the entire process.

  • Supports production efforts through troubleshooting manufacturing issues.

  • Ensures compliance with Quality standards.

  • Supports safety and environmental practices.

  • Prepare or update manufacturing instructions, visual work instructions, standard operating procedures.

  • Occasionally create training materials and make presentations to Manufacturing, Engineering, Marketing, Field Service,

  • Report to management on progress of projects and advice regarding part machinability, processing options and cost

  • Limited travel required (10-20%) to collect data, participate in project meetings and prepared designs for factories located in the United States and Canada.

  • Performs other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

Education, Training & Experience

  • Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree preferred

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in supporting manufacturing operations with a focus on process improvement.


  • Strong analytical ability to solve issues such as: manufacturing problems and dimensional or calculation errors.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and conduct root cause analysis.

  • Solid understanding of electro-mechanical assembly and machining processes and overall business operations

  • Fluent using inspection tools, techniques, and their application to engineering requirements.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels internally, customers and suppliers.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Techniques and ability to create standard work.

  • Comprehensive understanding of machine tool operations

  • Competent in advanced engineering drawings including GD&T and tolerance analysis.

  • Excellent communication and people skills.

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off

AAP/EEO STATEMENT Delta Star is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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