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Manufacturing Engineer II

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Position Summary:

The manufacturing engineer is responsible for the technical management, maintenance and development of new and existing product lines.

Role Responsibility

Duties and Responsibilities

The following reflects essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as the company may deem necessary

  • Work closely with Production cells to prevent and resolve problems with products and/or tooling/fixtures/machinery
  • Analyze and design manufacturing cells that conform to Lean Manufacturing standards
  • Develop technical procedures for HydraForce manufacturing processes
  • Troubleshoot and isolate production failures  
  • Determine and eliminate root causes and diminish occurrences in the manufacturing process.
  • Collect data and develop technical reports based on production (statistical analysis in Minitab)
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP); Support all current and new product introduction
  • Ensure all manufacturing safety policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times
  • Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technologies and equipment in order to manufacture and reduce cost through quality and efficiencies
  • Other duties as assigned



The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Mechanical Engineering
  • Five to Ten years previous manufacturing experience required
  • Experience in tool design and modifications, 3D Modeling a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Knowledge of machining and materials, preferred
  • Secondary process knowledge, preferred
  • Robust knowledge or manufacturing standards
  • Strong Blueprint knowledge
  • Hands-on, team oriented and committed to business improvement processes
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Process-oriented mentality
  • Basic understanding of Lean Manufacturing and/or six sigma methodology
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Suite Software
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Occasionally lift and move a minimum of 25 pounds without assistance
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about facilities


Work Environment

  • Work time is spent in both an office setting and warehouse environment where temperatures are often warm or cool, depending upon the season, and noise level can be moderate to high


Package Description

Employee Benefits

Our employees enjoy a full complement of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Voluntary Life Insurance, Disability coverage, 401(k) with a generous match, and the opportunity to participate in our ESOP. Paid Time Off (PTO) 10 Paid Holidays and more!

Education Assistance

Our employees are encouraged to further their educations with our Tuition Assistance Programs, Apprenticeships and our on-site English As a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship classes.

On-Site Training

We offer best manufacturing practices training, Six Sigma classes led by our own Black Belts, supervisory and management development courses and basic computer skills classes

About the Company

Our employees enjoy a fast-paced and challenging work environment that provides them with daily opportunities to PowerForward their careers. Through interaction with our global network of employees and customers, our employees provide products and solutions that have a global impact. For almost 35 years, HydraForce has been producing the most innovative electro-hydraulic control solutions for the mobile machinery and industrial equipment markets.

Throughout the world, you can find our products in a broad range of applications:

Agricultural and Turf Care Machinery

Construction and Road-Building Equipment

Material Handling and Personnel-Lift Equipment

Transmission, Engine and Powertrain Controls

Forestry and Resource Management Equipment

Refuse and Waste Handling Equipment

Injection Molding and Press Machinery

Other Specialized Mobile and Industrial Applications


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