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Manufacturing Engineer

Technetics Group


Manufacturing Engineer

  • 492728
  • Harwood Heights, Illinois, United States
  • Technetics Group
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time/Regular


Develops detailed manufacturing processes, designs fixtures, and determines special tooling/gauging requirements.  Works closely with the shop floor trouble shooting problems.  Performs contract review for manufacturability and to ensure we have all the necessary information to develop robust processes.


  • Develop both detailed processes with associated time standards for production, as well as summary processes for quotation purposes. Actively secures outside quotations for raw material and services on new projects.
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of current developments in manufacturing technology and their incorporation thereof as deemed appropriate for company operations.
  • Develops M/E and manufacturing procedures, methods, and standards; and monitors their proper execution.
  • Consult with and advise shop supervision on problems relative to methods, tooling, and handling to eliminate production difficulties. 
  • Provides technical support for the design and manufacture of jigs, fixtures and special tools including their procurement and/or manufacture.  Develops testing requirements/procedures as necessary to ensure compliance to customer/design specifications.
  • Responsible for new product introductions including routed processes, BOM's, In-Process drawings, gaging and including the design/procurement/manufacture of special tooling.
  • Under guidance of the Manager of M/E, develops cost justifications to support the procurement of both capital and expense items.  Supports implementation of new equipment and processes.
  • Proactively works to avoid problems and prepares for upcoming jobs in advance of their scheduled start dates.  When necessary, troubleshoots problems that arise and resolves them in a timely manner. Works with manufacturing, quality, and engineering personnel to resolve quality problems.
  • Perform value analysis on existing designs and make recommendations to reduce overall products costs by providing guidance to engineering as required on manufacturability of designs generated.  Support Cellular Manufacturing and takes a leadership role in Set-up reduction.
  • Participates in the MRB process by dispositioning rejects (NCR's) and creating necessary reworks instructions.
  • Implements Engineering Change Orders in a timely manner following set procedures.
  • Serves as the primary interface with Customers and Suppliers with regard to manufacturing issues.
  • Aids train and improve general level of knowledge in the shop floor work force.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing technology or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in manufacturing engineering is required; including tooling and fixturing design background  
  • Three or more years of conventional lathe, mill & CNC machining experience.  
  • CAD and Microsoft Office skills are required. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills are required. 
  • Lean/ Six sigma Green Belt or higher preferred.
  • Knowledge of AS9100 standards is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are needed.


  • Ability to solve machining problems, drawing from one’s experience and develop new approaches. 
  • Must be able to correctly interpret drawings dimensions and views; also, obtain help for more complex GD&T callouts on the drawing.

Analytical, Business and Technical

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings and routings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Must be able to read a micrometer, drop indictor and vernier caliper. Able to utilize the optical comparator and profilometer. 


  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately orally, in writing or electronically.
  • Ability to communicate work goals, progress and changes as required.


  • Ability to apply interpersonal skills (empathy, negotiation, rapport, sensitivity), to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate character, integrity, honesty, ethical behaviors and industriousness.
  • Ability to effectively participate in teams and projects as well as contribute to unit cohesiveness and productivity.


  • You will be part of a QMS (Quality Management System) that continually aims to reduce/eliminate non-conformances while striving to meet/exceed customer expectations in the most cost effective and efficient manner.


  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by communicating in a manner that interfaces well with customers, co-workers, and management members.
  • Continually monitor manufacturing methods, processes and procedures to ensure departmental goals are met while maintaining or improving cost competitiveness, which includes identifying, recommending, and implementing necessary improvements.


  • Safety at Qualiseal Technology is a commitment to every employee as we strive to provide maximum safety to all employees in the Harwood Heights location and every division of EnPro Industries. 


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 35lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

Technetics is a subsidiary of EnPro, a leading industrial technology company using material science to push boundaries in semiconductor, life sciences, and other technology-enabled sectors. We are a leader in sealing technologies, advanced surface technologies, and highly engineered materials. Our products and services are sold into more than 40 distinct end-markets that touch our lives every day – from food and pharmaceutical facilities to semiconductor clean rooms, from agricultural robots that help grow your food to last-mile technologies that deliver it to your doorstep, from commercial aviation to space exploration, and much more in between. Our commitment to innovation, quality, and value has propelled our brands to wide recognition and leading positions in their markets.

EnPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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