Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Lead Manufacturing Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Manufacturing Engineer to join our team.


  • Develop manufacturing processes, process sheets, control plans and layouts for a gearbox assembly line;
  • Managing the selected equipment vendors through the build, installation and commissioning of the production equipment;
  • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams;
  • Ensure safe working environment;
  • Follow up on the implementation of engineering changes and variations from design specifications as well as new program developments;
  • Be voice of manufacturing to product development;
  • Provide Technical Expertise to quality department;
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and improved efficiency;
  • React to machinery uptime issues and drive towards permanent, cost effective and long term solutions;
  • Read and interpret blueprints;
  • Optimize manufacturing process flow focusing on: Efficiency;
  • Absorption;
  • Initiates, develops and pursues capital appropriation projects;
  • Support day to day production activities to help meet customer product demand;
  • Assist in the accomplishment of plant quality objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in product manufacturing;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • At least 5 years of experience in product manufacturing.