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Manufacturing Engineer Overview

Someone working as a manufacturing engineer, a position also sometimes called an industrial engineer or industrial designer, has the responsibility of streamlining the process of manufacturing. Their goals are to eliminate wastefulness when creating a new product in a factory, utilize machinery in the most efficient way possible, help ensure that the entire manufacturing process is safe and create a more affordable way for companies to create products for their consumers. In order to achieve these objectives, manufacturing engineers might need to update machinery, train new employees, change the layout of a factory or change shift times in order to make employees more productive.

Manufacturing Engineer Education Requirements

It is nearly impossible to secure a career as a manufacturing engineer without at least a bachelor's degree. Most can typically major in industrial, mechanical, manufacturing or commercial engineering. Many of the most successful manufacturing engineers also have a graduate certification like a master's degree, which can further advance their knowledge and help them to develop managerial skills for top positions in the field.

Manufacturing Engineer Job Market

Statistics suggest that between 2012 and 2022, the demand for manufacturing engineers will increase by 5 percent. This job market growth is roughly in line with the average career growth in the United States, and it translates to approximately 7,540 job openings available each year. This level of growth ensures that graduates will have plenty of opportunities to secure a related career with a large corporation, a factory or an overseas manufacturer after they graduate from college.

Manufacturing Engineer Salary

Manufacturing engineers receive an impressive annual median salary of $78,860 in the United States. Those working in motor vehicle parts manufacturing tend to earn slightly less, around $71,000 annually, but those employed in aerospace product parts manufacturing earn average median salaries of $84,600 each year. Other factors, including location, degree type and years of experience, can also play a role in total salary.

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A phenomenal opportunity as the “Manufacturing Engineer”within the Pall Corporation. Pall Corporation Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world. Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative products...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Mechanical Engineer / Manufacturing for cutting edge Company Lowell, MA Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Mechanical Engineer / Manufacturing for cutting edge Company Lowell, MA Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer / Manufacturing with experience, please read...
Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Requirements: Degree required – preferably Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering or highly related. A minimum of 5-7 years experience in manufacturing engineering, planning and optimizing manufacturing processes. Aerospace manufacturing experience required, must have experience out of a heavy industrial machine shop (CNC mills and lath...
Our client, a medical device contract manufacturer, is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with hands-on experience with board level electronic assembly. As our Manufacturing Engineer you will assist technicians and project engineers in defining and developing processes prior to introduction into standard production. You will help lead process improvement efforts and day-to-day maintenance of pro...
Large manufacturing company in Canton, OH is a seeking a Process Engineer to join their team. This person will be responsible to provide support on new projects which would have major impact on manufacturing performance. Both Junior level and candidate containing 1 to 3 years of experience will be considered. This is a direct hire opportunity. Responsibilities for the Process Engineer Provide supp...
Plant Engineer opening with a manufacturing client located approximately 1 hour Northwest of the Atlanta, GA area. Client is looking for a more Junior level Engineer with metal fabrication and welding experience to assist with the daily oversight of manufacturing / plant operations. Relocation will be considered for eligible candidates. Responsibilities for the Plant Engineer Plan and design manuf...
A leading chemical manufacturer located in the Baltimore area is seeking a Project Engineer to join their team. Responsible for executing capital projects safely, timely, and cost effectively using good engineering, design, and installation practices. This is a contract opportunity. Responsibilities for the Project Engineer Responsible for all aspects of project management from conceptual scope de...
Manufacturing Engineer Ellendale, MN 906 Fifth Avenue East Ellendale, MN56026 Work for a recognized leader in the consumer packaged goods manufacturing of outdoor living, lawn and garden, and pest control products. Our brand portfolio includes the widely acclaimed Victor®, Havahart®, Safer Brand®, CobraCo®, Perky Pet®. Fi-Shock®, Zareba®, Mosquito Magnet®, Iron Stop®, Terro®, and Sweeneys®. Highli...
Job Summary We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer, who will report to our VP of Engineering and coordinate activities with our Operations Manager. Responsibilities include troubleshooting production problems, developing new production processes, as well as increasing the efficiency of our existing optics fabrication processes. The large majority of your time will be spent on the production floor...
We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Process Engineer for a Dayton area client. The ideal candidates will possess Bachelor Degree in an engineering discipline and one to three years of related experience. Or an Associate's degree with three to five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Primary responsibility is to create, develop and improve the...
Position: (Manufacturing) Process Improvement Engineer Business Unit: Fluid Handling Segment: Crane Pumps & Systems Location: Piqua, OH Reports To: Plant Manager Department: Operations Basic Function Plans the utilization of facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations. Conducts meetings for continuous improvement opportunities; works on special projects. Res...
A world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives is currently seeking 2 Mechanical Engineers responsible for concept, design and analysis of manufactured light Structure components in the East Peoria, IL area. These are 1 year CONTRACT positions, with the possibility of extension. Local candid...
Company Confidential Hopkinsville, KY
Our client located in the Hopkinsville, KY area is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with at least 5 years of manufacturing experience preferably in areas such as aluminum extrusion, metal stamping, roll forming, metal forming, metal tube manufacturing or some other type of metal fabrication. A BS degree in engineering is required. Experience working in a highly lean manufacturing facility is s...
Company Confidential Wilson, NC
Our client located in the Wilson, NC area is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with at least 5 years of manufacturing experience and a BS in engineering. The salary range for this position is $75-85K, and salary will be commensurate with experience and education. The right candidate for this position will be able to analyze manufacturing process flows, and use lean methods to make improvements...
We are conducting a search for a Mechanical Engineer, to join our manufacturing engineering team. This position reports to the Plant Engineering Manager and offers excellent career growth opportunities. This opportunity is located in southern Illinois. The manufacturing engineer will bring their creative and innovative problem solving skills to resolve production/process issues and bring value to...
Manufacturing Engineer-WD30008319 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market sha...
About Kopp Glass, Inc Kopp Glass, Inc. is the leading worldwide manufacturer of specialized molded technical glass products. Based in Pittsburgh for over 88 years, our precision molded glass lenses are used in demanding applications ranging from aerospace and airport lighting, covert military, entertainment lighting, high voltage transformers and switchgear to sophisticated scientific instrumentat...
Job Req # 419756 Consumer Products/Industrial Manufacturing Company is looking for: POSITION: Process/Manufacturing Engineer LOCATION: Killian Louisiana SALARY: 85-92K DEGREE: Preferred EXPERIENCE: 5+ years Experience RELOCATION: Available Looking for manufacturing/production/process engineers to support our operation. Partnering with Ops, Maintenance & engineering, they will be responsible for pr...
Scope: The Manufacturing Engineer (ME) develops implements and improves manufacturing and industrial processes to maximize product throughput and optimum resource efficiency. The ME will collaborate with development teams regarding product tooling and design to ensure effectual production methods. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Developing, evaluating, improving and documenting manufactur...
Process Improvement Lead Engineer Direct Hire in Chicago Heights, Illinois Salary: up to $95,000 (depending on experience) Full Benefits and Wellness Programs Start Day One!! Process Improvement Lead Engineer . put your strengths to work for you in a globally recognized chemical manufacturing company that strives to treat its staff very well and produce the finest quality products found anywhere!...

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