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Manufacturing Engineer - Full Time

Sears Manufacturing Co. - Davenport, IA

Posted on 03/18/23 (Ref: 2360478)


Under the direction of the Lean Manufacturing Engineering Mgr, the manufacturing engineer must study, conceive, and design economical production processes of current and new projects or redesigns, applying advanced manufacturing engineering principals and sound economic justification.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Prepare and maintain manufacturing system information and incentive standards.
Work with product engineering to produce the most cost effective and highest quality parts.
Maintain process work instructions and related documents.
Maintain support documents to the SMC Quality System.
Prepare cost estimates for production processes.
Communicate with production personnel to resolve daily production issues.
Develop plant layouts to optimize production efficiencies.
Assist with the development and implementation of goals and plans of action consistent with company objectives.
Develop machine requirements, followed by full quotations, justifications, ROI calculations, and financial documents to purchase and startup capital equipment.
Act as liaison for equipment manufacturers and sub-contractors.
Write and edit programs in ladder logic or machine dialog.

At Sears Seating we believe in more than supplying superior seating solutions backed by five generations of experience. We believe in investing in our team and our sound practices and processes so that our customers see the benefit. We spend our time researching, developing, designing, testing and building, so our customers receive quality products. We go the extra mile to deliver the leading operator comfort and health in the work vehicle industry.

We take pride in employing the industry's leading technical experts who drive our team forward and challenge us to think futuristically. Our testing and quality assurance go beyond the lab, our employees understand how to meet and exceed the needs of operators, owners and drivers, because they have a technically literate background in working with work vehicle equipment. Not only do they dedicate time and energy to perform extensive research on the human body, including analysis of the human scale, probe testing, pressure mapping and ergonomics studies, they are committed to gaining an in-depth understanding of each individual industry Sears serves.

It truly takes a team to serve our OEM partners and customers well. From expert assemblers and dedicated account managers to the level of creative research, development and responsive customer service we strive to provide every day, Sears Seating is one family, backed by decades of experience. No matter what department an employee works in, they are supported and encouraged by the entire team to reach new heights for our trusted customers

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