Manufacturing Engineer
S&S Cycle Inc.
Viola, WI

About $59,000 - $77,000 a year


TITLE: Manufacturing Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing Engineering

REPORTS TO: Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Develop, implement, and sustain cost-effective automated manufacturing processes using standardized documentation, metrics, and lean principles.


  • Thoroughly understand and adhere to the department goals, objectives, and strategy
  • Establish and maintain credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions
  • Present and maintain positive morale amongst employees
  • Assist in the implementation of Lean Principles along with fostering a lean culture
  • Develop process sheets and standards for manufacturing
  • Monitor processes through time studies, routings, and value stream mapping
  • Assist and/or lead the implementation of new processes for quality and efficiency gains
  • Assist in the design of tools and fixtures with the Tool Room and Programming Department
  • Assist / design automated solutions to manual systems (i.e. kitting, load/unload parts, etc.)
  • Design cell layouts and maintain plant layout
  • Assist in the selection of new machines
  • Design jobs and procedures that are ergonomically sound and safe


Employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand
  • Use hands to manipulate objects, tools, or controls
  • Talk and hear
  • Walk, stoop, crouch and bend
  • Reach above shoulders
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception
  • Must comply with safety equipment standards; safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toed shoes


  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected


  • Experienced working in a production manufacturing field
  • Flexible, energetic, forward-thinking, and creative with high moral and ethical standards
  • High analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
  • Well organized and self-directed
  • Able to relate to people at all levels of the organization in a positive fashion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; working knowledge of computer applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of internal combustion engines
  • Experience with CAD, preferably AutoCAD
  • Must be able to read a Blueprint, GD&T a plus
  • Project Management experience
  • Robotics / automation system solution development, setup and programming knowledge
  • Lean Certification a plus
  • Experience with ERP Systems helpful
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in related field
  • B.S. Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar degree

Job Type: Full-time


  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)