Senior Manufacturing Engineer

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer analyzes assembly, fabrication, machining, and other processes. Plans and designs manufacturing processes for a production facility. Being a Senior Manufacturing Engineer determines the parts, equipment, tools, and processes needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications. Maximizes efficiency by optimization of layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. In addition, Senior Manufacturing Engineer may conduct time and cost analysis of processes. Requires a bachelor’s degree of engineering. Being a Senior Manufacturing Engineer contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

Senior Manufacturing Engineer Job Description Template

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


  • Conducting feasibility study to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements;
  • Participate in Kaizen events to improve quality and/or efficiency of existing processes;
  • Determine automation process engagement based off ROI with consideration to: low to high complexity & low to high volume product lines;
  • Modify preventive maintenance activities to ensure operational readiness of plant equipment and optimize production efficiencies;
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills;
  • Provides project team input on system capabilities and assist teams with system design decisions;
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations;
  • Perform additional duties as needed;
  • Other activities as required;
  • New Product Transfer;
  • Manufacturing support;
  • SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day);
  • Value Analysis, Value Engineering (VAVE).


  • Knowledge in Lean Principles and or Six Sigma or other problem solving methodology is preferred;
  • Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university;
  • 5 to 10 years related experience in a similar environment; experience with cast iron machining strongly preferred;
  • Job id: 30938798;
  • SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day);
  • Experience with SolidWorks, Inventor and/or AutoCAD (if M.E. degree);
  • Experience with machine vision (PC-based and/or smart camera);
  • Experience with mechanical modeling with SolidWorks Software is required;
  • TRAVEL Not specified;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team player with the ability of working independently;
  • Experience executing Instrument Automation is required;
  • LOCATION United States > Westfield: 1820 Bastian Court;
  • Competent in developing CNC machining programs using G-code and M-code programming using various machine controls.