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Manufacturing Engineer 

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Req Number ENG-18-00014  
Position Manufacturing Engineer  
Division Miller Electric Mfg. Co., an ITW Company  
Location Appleton, WI  
Dept 147 

Assigned Shift First Shift 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  


We are looking for a positive professional that has the ability to work well in a fast paced, dynamic manufacturing setting. The individual shall be a positive culture leader and influencer, develop employee/teams, and promote an engaged and safe workplace. They shall have a proven track record in driving actions that achieve results in key areas of the business including safety, quality, delivery, productivity and cost savings. This individual will also be responsible for facilitating and implementing both manufacturing and facility improvements across the division.


•Understand, maintain, and continually improve manufactuing/assembly processes as related to safety, quality, efficiency, and delivery.
•Displays strong decision making skills in a high pressured environment.
•Allocates time appropriately in production to improve conversion cost and have a functional understanding of production equipment and the effects on operations.
•Utilize 80/20 in managing all aspects of the role.
•Assess and evaluate team members performance and goals regularly while supporting goal achievement.
•Provide information and collaborate with team to effectively manage production scheduling and resource planning.
•Analyze problem and sources of conflict, explores and selects solutions, implements an action plan, and resolves issues.
•Coach and develop work teams to have positive and proactive attitudes, personal accountability, and superior manufacturing quality.
•Encourage employee ownership of operations, products, and processes.
•Understand, maintain, and continually improve manufacturing/assembly processes as related to safety, quality, efficiency, and delivery.
•Collaborate with production personnel and management to effectively support safety related initiatives.
•Manage external contractors and internal maintenance support resources as needed.
•Act as a coach/trainer for critical manufacturing/assembly processes.
•Lead safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and cost saving initiatives through employee involvement ITW toolbox principles.
•Demonstrate and encourage effective communication to personnel at all levels within the organization.
•Resolve problems causing production shutdown, substandard production, and or low efficiencies whenever they occur.

Position Requirements


•BS Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or related field

•2-3 years of professional work experience in an Engineering capacity.

•Production supervisory experience preferred.

•Detailed understanding of production/assembly equipment, and its interrelationship in regard to production flow and efficiency

•Demonstrates a positive attitude, takes personal accountability, coaches, listens, is approachable, and resolves issues/conflicts in a timely manner

•Exhibits encouragement of diverse ideas, with a focus on coaching/developing strengths of team members, and the ability to facilitate effective communication between shifts.

•Demonstrated understanding of the P&L statement and the manufacturing cost drivers.

•Possess the track record of a proven leader and team player.

•Displays great organizational skills with an understanding on prioritization.

•Proven record in driving results.

•Able to create visual factory/analytical data for all key manufacturing activities.

•Strong initiative and follow through with a drive to learn.



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