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Manufacturing Engineer - KANSAS CITY, Missouri

CATEGORY:  Engineering


Manufacturing Engineer



The Manufacturing Engineer coordinates the Tooling, Equipment, Assembly Methods and other related functions to ensure that products are manufactured in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. In this capacity, the Manufacturing Engineer works closely with Purchasing, Production and others within the organization.



  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Develop and recommend short and long-range goals and objectives for Lean Manufacturing.
  • Evaluate current manufacturing systems to determine areas for improvement and recommend implementation schedule.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies, prepare capital request, cost justifications to support recommendations.  
  • Prioritize and implement schedules for assigned projects using appropriate planning methods and facilitate project implementation.
  • Serve a facilitator coach for teams during Kaizen events and follow up to assist supervisors to sustain work improvement.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.



  • The qualified candidate must have a B.S in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing experience.
  • 3+ years of direct manufacturing experience
  • Solidworks, Autocad, and Microsoft office experience

Electronics or Automation experience

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Job Contact:

Scott Brown
(913) 327-2812


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