Job: Mechanical Engineer

Title Mechanical Engineer
Location Buffalo, NY
Job Information

The Manufacturing Engineer is a technical leader on the production floor working in a team environment with engineering, maintenance and production; designs, sets up, modifies and monitors all manufacturing processes in the plant. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for evaluating existing production processes, using lean methods to identify areas of improvement.




  • Support production in reducing/eliminating scrap and tooling downtime in manufacturing departments.
  • Develop process and procedures to optimize production quality and efficiency.
  • Work with engineering department to create and establish standards and criteria.
  • Assist in tooling development to establish failsafe designs.
  • Work with maintenance to establish preventative programs to ensure manufacturing equipment functions as intended.
  • Ensure appropriate training of all employees to meet competencies necessary to execute their roles effectively and efficiently.
  • Assist in the selection and sourcing of production equipment, tooling and materials required for new products or process improvement.
  • Provides technical leadership and support to production, engineering and quality to determine root cause and institute a corrective action.
  • Create manufacturing drawings, process documentation and maintain and update routing/operation sheets, including first article documentation.
  • Perform any additional tasks assigned by management.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or equivalent related experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Most duties are performed on a busy production floor with some in an office setting.
  • Knowledge of LEAN/SIX Sigma practices.
  • Capable of using CAD software, preferably Inventor.
  • Must have a proven record of increasing workflow and improving efficiency.
  • Excellent mechanical/technical skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Experience in debugging mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support production, engineering, maintenance, and purchasing personnel.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to stand for long periods of time.
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