Manufacturing Engineer in Monticello, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 4/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $70000.0 - $95000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer (Direct-hire) Maple Grove, MN

Volt has partnered with a growing manufacturing company in need of a Manufacturing Engineer. In this role you will; plans, develops or improves processes, quality plans, cost estimates, tooling, CNC Programs and appropriate documentation for new or existing parts.  Design and implement fixtures to machine customer’s parts.  Determine machining capabilities, tools, number of operations and other resources and processes needed for the job.  Identify opportunities and implement changes to improve quality of machined parts and/or to reduce costs using knowledge of the machining process.


  • Provides process plans and cycle times for cost estimates for quoting new work.
  • Determines root causes of machining/materials failures using statistical methods and recommends changes in fixture designs, tolerances, tooling, and/or processes.
  • Obtains and maintains knowledge on all appropriate equipment and processes
  • Prepares all documents integral to the machining process.
  • Designs fixtures and selects tooling required to machine customer parts.
  • Develops CNC programs for machine tools.
  • Provides engineering and other technical assistance to Business Managers on new quotes or existing customer orders.
  • Works with Quality Engineers to develop quality plans for part manufacturing.
  • Communicates machining capabilities, production processes and other critical information to production staff.
  • Utilizes Statistical Process Control (SPC) to monitor key features and process capabilities.
  • Takes positive corrective action based on Run Charts, defective material or other quality information provided to improve product quality and process reliability.
  • Purchases tooling critical to machining and production process.  Assists Buyer/Production Planner in maintaining approved suppliers of critical tooling.


  • Must have at least five years of Manufacturing or Process Engineering experience or related experience.
  • Associates degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or related field preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the machining industry (turning and milling steel and aluminum) preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience creating blue prints and understanding geometric tolerances is required.
  • Strong machining skills to include speed, feeds, cutting tools and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) is required.
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and material flow.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing is preferred.
  • Experience with 3D CAD programs, preferably Pro E/SolidWorks.
  • Experience with CAM software, preferably MasterCam.
  • Proficient in machine programming utilizing feature recognition and Dynamic High-Speed Milling.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer