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Manufacturing Engineer1

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Job Introduction

A Manufacturing Engineer I is an entry level position responsible for the technical management, maintenance and development of new and existing product lines, including ongoing technical support to maintain production

Role Responsibility

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  
  • Support all current and new product introduction through the APQP process
  • 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


The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Mechanical Engineering preferred or experience in lieu
  • Previous manufacturing experience a plus, not required
  • Experience in tool design and modifications, 3D Modeling a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • 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
  • Able to perform statistical analysis in Minitab
  • 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

About the Company

HydraForce offers one of the most comprehensive lines of high-quality hydraulic cartridge valves for the mobile and industrial equipment markets. We design and manufacture high performance valves that meet virtually any need encountered in machine design. HydraForce cartridge valves are designed to fit a wide range of industry-common valve cavities. Our employees enjoy a fast-paced and challenging work environment that provides them with daily opportunities to power forward 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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