Manufacturing Engineer

Rockford, IL 61109

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: Ss919332418 Compensation: $90,000 / year

Job Description

Join a dynamic manufacturing company and play a pivotal role in optimizing our processes for high-quality, cost-effective products. You'll have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and drive continuous improvement initiatives that shape the future of our operations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and enhance manufacturing processes through research, design, and testing of methods and equipment. 
  • Optimize workflow, space utilization, and equipment layout to increase throughput and reduce manufacturing time. 
  • Develop and implement testing methods to ensure product quality and compliance with standards. 
  • Analyze production data, costs, and schedules to provide decision-making insights and identify improvement areas. 
  • Contribute to robotic programming, offline programming, and shop product design for increased efficiency. 
  • Spearhead continuous improvement projects, leveraging methodologies like Lean, Six Sigma, and Kaizen events. 
  • Foster a culture of safety, compliance, and adherence to company values.
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in manufacturing/process engineering or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in production planning in a manufacturing environment. 
  • 2 years of experience in creating job methods and BOMs. 
  • 2 years of experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or other automated design software. 
  • 2 years of experience in inventory management.


Meet Your Recruiter

Max Francis
Technical Recruiter

Max Francis is a seasoned Engineering Recruiter specializing in the Automation Division at Sterling. With five years of invaluable experience in recruitment, Max is on a mission to help individuals find their perfect career move—one that aligns with their professional goals and supports their families.

As an Engineering Recruiter, Max excels in the Automation Division, leveraging his deep industry knowledge to connect candidates with opportunities tailor-made for their unique skill sets and aspirations. He understands that finding the right career move is a pivotal moment in people's lives, and he thrives on being a part of that journey.

What Max finds most exciting and rewarding about his work is the opportunity to guide individuals to their ideal career fit. He recognizes that this transition is an exhilarating time for most people, and he derives immense satisfaction from helping them navigate the path toward their next professional adventure.

Max's advice to job seekers is grounded in the value of connections. He believes that having a well-connected recruiter within the industry you aspire to be in can open doors to companies and positions that may not be readily available on job boards. In today's competitive job market, he encourages candidates to connect with a recruiter early in their job search journey. While he advocates for candidates to continue their independent job searches, he emphasizes the benefit of having an additional set of experienced eyes on the market.

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