Machine Designer

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: Na591914727 Compensation: $105000 / year

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Bolingbrook IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
Looking for Mechanical Engineer who will be reporting to the AME Manager, this position will be responsible for managing cross-functional projects delivering a continuous improvement of our safety, quality, delivery, and cost through the elimination of waste from our production processes, launching new products/processes into operations, and by educating and empowering our production staff.

Job Duties:
  • Oversee research and development of new manufacturing equipment, processes, standard operating procedures, and work instructions. 
  • Improve manufacturing processes through review of all engineering deliverables for technical accuracy and adherence to engineering standards and project schedules. 
  • Interact with Design Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain teams to ensure design for manufacturability of new products. Participates in the design review process, and acts as a liaison for products from inception through shipment to the customer.
  • Will be involved in New product launches. Review new product design and work with design engineering to identify areas for improved product manufacturability, reduced manufacturing cost, and improved process reliability. Provide manufacturing feasibility during various phases of new products and new technologies.
  • Identify new opportunities for process improvement. Analyze capital equipment needs for new technologies and business needs. Investigate, plan, and implement such capital projects
  • Leading Projects through detailed plans and execution on innovative change across assigned assets, both equipment upgrades and equipment optimizations.
  • Design and implement tooling and fixtures focused on error-proofing to eliminate waste in the manufacturing process and make operations safer.  
  • Conducts/leads or participates in Process Mapping, FMEA, RIE’S and 8 Step Problem Solving, Quality Control Plan development, DFM, initiatives to promote and ensure that processes are continuously improved.
  • Assist in the hiring, training, and mentoring of manufacturing engineers and support staff to work to their full potential. 
  • Support manufacturing transformation to Industry 4.0 and Advanced Automation solutions.
  • Create and improve project delivery process and standard tools used in delivering Advanced Automation solutions.
  • Review and write reports, approve expenditures, enforce rules. Recommend, plan and direct installation of new equipment. Communicate and collaborate with other managers and departments. Prepare and deliver engineering-related presentations as required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or related Engineering field
  • 7 plus years of total experience. 
  • Computer proficient; confident with data analysis programs.
  • Problem-solving skills with experience using root cause analysis techniques
  • Examples of new product production integration or significant operational improvement projects.
  • Project management and leadership with Six sigma, Red X, or other problem-solving certification is plus
  • Experience working cross-functionally with all levels of the organization structure.
  • CAD/CAM experience is plus

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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