Manufacturing Engineer

Position Summary:

The Mechanical design Engineer provides responsive Technical Support to external customers and Engineering Support to Sales and Manufacturing.  In this role, partners with production to design changes with product to maximize manufacturability. Develop strategies to improve efficiency and profit.  Develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be point person for all Technical Assistance calls – need to respond with urgency within target one hour
  • Generate PLO drawings for Sales personnel in a timely manner, 24 hour window target
  • Support Drawing Packet generation for all manufactured product, publish CAD drawings into Production Print Room for manufacturing access to drawings
  • Update manufacturing drawings for clarity and corrections based on feedback from manufacturing
  • Work instructions – develop for all product to be included in Drawing Packets
  • Coordinate and develop new product plans with the management team
  • Design and Support production of new product prototypes
  • Conduct training and presentations on production procedures and processes
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible productivity enhancements
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures
  • Recommends maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications.
  • Coordinate and develop production plans with the production management team
  • Organize job training for staff in order to attain production objectives
  • Maintain Quality log entries based on emails in Quality Mailbox


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

  • Customer Service – Displays courtesy and sensitivity. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Meets commitments. Responds promptly to customer needs. Solicits customer feedback to improve service.

  • Communication – Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form. Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Keeps others adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

  • Use of Technology – Adapts to new technologies. Demonstrates required skills. Keeps technical skills up to date. Troubleshoots technological problems. Uses technology to increase productivity.

  • Continuous Learning – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses. Pursues training and development opportunities. Seeks feedback to improve performance. Shares expertise with others. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

  • Planning and Organizing – Integrates changes smoothly. Plans for additional resources. Prioritizes and plans work activities. Sets goals and objectives. Uses time efficiently. Works in an organized manner.

  • Problem Solving – Develops alternative solutions. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Identifies problems in a timely manner. Resolves problems in early stages. Works well in group problem solving situations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability: Read, analyze and interpret business, professional, technical or governmental documents. Write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers and the public.

Mathematical Ability: Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:  Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, ERP system (NetSuite), Engineering: AutoCad, Inventor

Certificates and Licenses: None

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNone

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.



Sackett Systems offers a growing environment, competitive wages and excellent benefits including 401K. Email your resume and cover letter to:

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