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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017 12:03 AM


Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer II
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Location: New Ulm, MN

Position / Purpose:
Provide engineering direction for production activities, including interpretation of customer prints, development of documented procedures and necessary tooling for a wide variety of products. Initiate and conduct engineering activities to enhance company efforts to improve safety, reduce cost, and improve quality.

Job Duties
Initiate and implement activities to maintain and improve safety in the workplace.
Process customers orders for a wide variety parts including interpreting prints to develop procedures, determination of tooling needs, and estimation of task times.
As required, perform simple reverse engineering of previously created customer designs.
Initiate and implement activities to reduce material costs and improve process efficiencies to positively impact business results. Seek opportunities to improve material flow and layout.
Initiate and implement activities to improve process understanding and quality improvement, using advanced concepts, practices, and engineering methodologies. May lead team efforts to brainstorm, analyze, and implement solutions.
Interact regularly with vendors to support production and ensure compliance with customer requirements. Provide direction and support for transition of production to low cost vendors.
Develop an in-depth understanding of key production processes and materials. Investigate and implement as appropriate, potential material substitutions and improvements.
Apply an advanced level of motor testing and knowledge of motor theory. Execute motor test requirements as they are recognized.
Recognize and address advanced mechanical fit/tolerance/GD&T applications. Read, interpret and understand advanced CMM data.
Develop a self-development plan in order to make reasonable progress towards becoming qualified for the Manufacturing Engineer III position.
May include some direct supervision of other technical personnel.


A 4-year degree in an engineering or related technical field is required.
Experience: A minimum of two years of industrial experience in a manufacturing, mechanical, or electrical/electronic engineering role is required. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and perform the functions of the job. Works under general supervision.

Skills: Computer knowledge, including the use of Microsoft Office or similar software. Understanding of common engineering practices, including statistical methodologies. Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals and teams, including a leadership role at times, at all levels of the organization is essential. Some knowledge of electrical test equipment and measuring tools is required.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. Specific vision ability by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Requirements:
Because employees in this position must handle information covered by the International Trade and Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR), successful applicants will be required to verify their identity and their status as a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, or person granted refugee or asylee status in the U.S.
Windings Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Windings is committed to providing all employees a workplace that is free of any discrimination or harassment.

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