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As a Manufacturing Engineer at MEC, you will find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes. Devise efficient ways to use workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make products in a contract manufacturing environment.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed necessary.

  • Is responsible for sample job or first article part releases related to one or more specific manufacturing processes and ensures a robust process is developed at production startup.
  • Has internal engineering responsibility for assigned production departments. Responsibilities include process reviews, process documentation, review of non-conforming material and product/process improvement activities.
  • Serves as a liaison between the shop floor and the Sales group pertaining to customer requests and changes.
  • Participates in DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DPAR (Design Process Assembly Review) activities as required.
  • Reviews blueprints, plans and other customer documents used to develop and prepare cost estimates or projected changes in production from customer’s use of MEC’s services.
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Responsible for CI (continuous improvement) activities related to a specific process.
  • Issues written setup and process sheets for operations. These will be known as setup sheets, work instructions, checklists, and run charts.
  • Perform work station audits as assigned and drive corrective action where necessary.
  • Determine methods of rework when necessary.
  • Support Root Cause & Corrective Action efforts related to specific processes.
  • Identify and make proposals for new technology.
  • Develop ROI’s (Return on Investment) related to new technology recommendations.
  • Know and provide training related to specific processes.
  • Confer with Sales and Manufacturing to provide technical advice and problem resolution.
  • Recommend method revisions including process equipment, materials and tooling to improve production performances and provide cost reduction opportunities.
  • Review and analyze customer part prints, specifications and other documentation to develop production quotations covering a specific process. This will include production rates, set-up time, and tooling requirements.
  • Provide backup and / or cover other areas for Manufacturing Engineers as required due to vacation, illness, …etc…

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Company Culture/Core Values
Embraces and fosters key elements of MEC’s culture. Understands, demonstrates and seeks to promote MEC
Pride. Is viewed a role model of the culture.

Customer Focus
Anticipates and identifies internal or external customer needs. Takes action, as needed, to raise customer issues to the proper level. Ensures the delivery of exceptional customer service. Continually searches for ways to increase customer satisfaction.

Results Orientation
Develops new ideas for our products and services. Takes initiative to continuously improve the quality of our products, services or processes. Sets high personal standards and holds self accountable for achieving them. Follows through on commitments. Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure. Persists despite obstacles and opposition.

Communicating Effectively
Listens carefully and attentively to others. Seeks to understand the perspectives of others. Writes effectively using appropriate grammar, punctuation and syntax. Follows-up and keeps others well informed to ensure effective teamwork.

Builds Collaborative Relationships
Maintains the highest standards of ethics in all business relationships. Builds relationships based on trust, integrity and mutual respect. Values each individual’s uniqueness and point of view. Addresses conflict openly and effectively seeking win-win solutions. Participates actively and constructively as a team player.

Working Efficiently - Maximizes productivity by managing time efficiently. Being well organized and using technology wisely. Effectively manages multiple assignments and competing priorities. Actively participates or leads meetings to address business issues.

Job Knowledge & Individual Effectiveness
Demonstrates the functional knowledge and skills required to perform this specific position effectively (i.e. sales, customer support, research, etc.). Proficient in use of technology skills to effectively perform current position responsibilities.

Problem Solving/Decision Making
Systematically gathers and analyzes all critical information to uncover the underlying cause of a problem.
Applies sound logic to reach valid conclusions. Proposes pragmatic solutions to problem situations. Seeks input from others as needed to enhance decision quality. Makes timely and sound decisions. 


Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, preferably Industrial or Mechanical from a four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a metal fabrication environment.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations written in English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in English from groups of managers, customers, or other employees.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.