Minco Products, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Fridley, Minnesota
Are you interested in performing professional entry-level design and engineering duties for a specific project or product segment? Then this Manufacturing Engineer position in our Thermal Solutions Engineering group is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by developing an understanding of customer and product requirements, participating in design projects and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.
At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.
Meet with production technicians, internal customers, or other engineers to understand product and specification requirements, objectives, timelines, and project tasks
Participate in design, process, and continuous improvement projects that impact production or customers
Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental design engineering and related manufacturing principles and practices while reviewing drawings, set-up of assembly instructions, inspection requirements, and other areas as required; recognizes problems and identifies solutions or recommend appropriate actions
Monitor updated or modified operations, products, equipment, and related areas, review process and quality requirements, Pre-production manufacturing results, and a variety of other reports and documents, and adjusts documentation as needed
Respond to questions and concerns from production technicians or customers, investigates needs, and prepares legacy part cost quotes or change orders; provides training or recommends solutions
Complete appropriate forms and documentation regarding projects to receive budget, operational, and final approval; approves projects as delegated or under span of control
Work with the Quality department to support the resolution of internal and supplier quality issues
Ensure compliance with department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations
May have daily oversight for production, engineering support, or related operations, related to design needs
Design tooling and automate processes
Evaluate and support the transition to new/updated equipment
Write or contribute to standard process instructions
Work with Suppliers on cost-down, new equipment/tooling, quality issues, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Materials Engineering
Minimum of a 2 years engineering experience
Ability to develop good working relationships with Quality, Production, Sales, Purchasing and Engineering
Experience working with Quality on return merchandise authorizations (RMAs)
Experience with SolidWorks
Experience working with (Enterprise Resource Planning) ERP software
Experience designing tooling and familiarity with various fabrication processes
Ability to take complex processes and explain them in clear understandable language
Experience performing professional design engineering support
Understanding of fundamental design engineering principles and practices
PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and other applicable applications
What Skills You Bring:
Energetic self-starter; driven, collaborative, and organized
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to prioritize and assign work as needed
Ability to apply basic project management principles and practices
Ability to ensure compliance with department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations
Ability to solve problems and recommending solutions
Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management.
Strong experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment
This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.
At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!
Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.
This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.