Manufacturing Engineer
R.W. Lyall & Co. Inc
New Berlin, WI

About $58,000 - $81,000 a year

Summary: Responsible for improving production efficiency through improvements in production processes. Will research and develop new manufacturing technologies to reduce cost, improve safety, reliability and quality. This position is an integral resource for utilization in RIE and for Continuous Improvement. Must be able to work with Operations, Procurement, Sales and Quality to help ensure production and customer needs are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for employment of lean manufacturing principles to all product fabrication activities in support of existing production and processes as well as new configuration of existing products.
Support and lead capital projects to improve safety, production efficiency, and quality.
Troubleshoot production problems and make recommendations based on thorough analysis; creating necessary drawings of tooling and fixtures used in the production process.
Drives Engineering related manufacturing changes that improve quality, cost, lead time, etc.
Provide solutions to problems that adversely affect operator safety, quality, productivity, and cost.
Develop detailed, complete and accurate capital equipment studies and makes appropriate recommendations for capital expenditures.
Analysis and evaluation of manufacturing methods, equipment and standards.
Create 3D models and drawings using SolidWorks.
Gather usage and production information from Styeline (ERP)
Review drawings created by others for accuracy and consistency with company standards.
Review of customer specifications for comparison to company standards and capabilities.
Issue Engineering Change Notices with supporting documentation in accordance with company standards.
Preparation of final reports and conducting a quality check of all documents and reports, verifying accuracy of data, information, and calculations.
Takes leadership role in process validation and pilot production activities for new and/or improved equipment and processes.
Investigates new technologies and options for equipment, design, and assembly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Quality Management- Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Organizational Support- Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Judgment- Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions

Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office; Solidworks, StyeLine (ERP system).