Manufacturing Engineer

Closing on: Aug 31, 2021
Job Type: Manufacturing
Location: Rockford
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Role Description / Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer Provides a high level of expertise to support and improve the manufacture of both existing and new products and associated processes. The Manufacturing Engineer will utilize lean manufacturing principles and apply those principles to improve Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery goals of the organization.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis to promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Uses Lean methodologies to improve processes.
  • Involved with both short and long-term planning activities.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
  • Develops process prints and associated documentation as necessary.
  • Develops time standards and assists in monitoring efficiency of current production.
  • Provides cost estimating and methods for quoting purposes.
  • Maintains routings, processing and other related documents to reflect current production methods.
  • Process and update work orders as required.
  • Maintains and updates all process documentation based on engineering changes or other required process change.
  • Develops tooling and fixture designs as needed to support production.
  • Identifies current and future capital equipment needs/justifications.
  • Provides updates to management and others as needed on project status.
  • Be a mentor for shop-floor personnel in the use of existing and new manufacturing processes.
  • Communicate and interact efficiently and effectively with Managers, Peers and production personnel.
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Supports and adheres to applicable Safety, Quality, and organizational policies/procedures.
  • Strives for continuous improvement to “Deliver on our Promise”.

Qualifications / Requirements

      • Associates degree in Engineering related field or
      • 3-5 years of experience in aerospace machining and/or assembly required, or equivalent combination of both.
      • Working knowledge of blueprints and GD&T
      • Proficiency in MS Office Application
      • Strong written and oral communications skills.
      • Knowledge of Epicor is a +

Operations Details

This is a full-time position.  Work schedule is 40 + hours per week.


Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

AAP / EEO Statement

Kaney, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

Work Authorization / Security Clearance

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

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