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Senior Manufacturing Engineer (Minonk, IL)

Siemens Manufacturing Facility

Siemens Manufacturing Facility

United States · Minonk, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Job Details

SMF Minonk - Minonk, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree


SMF has what YOU are looking for in a CAREER!! Our mission is to provide superior products and services to our customers through meaningful investments in our Members and capabilities. We succeed based on the care and value we place in our members that provide to our customers and communities around the world.

Our Total Rewards Package includes:

  • A stellar ANNUAL BONUS Program for ALL Members
  • Competitive starting pay based on experience
  • Excellent benefits package including LOW & NO COST insurance programs and other Company Paid Benefits
  • 13 PAID Holidays (10 regular paid holidays + 3 paid Christmas Break days)
  • A Generous Paid Time Off Package (Paid Vacation & Flex Time)
  • 401K with company match and profit sharing
  • Plus many career development opportunities

Located in Minonk, Illinois, SMF (an Etnyre International Company) is a full-service metal manufacturing facility that specializes in heavy and light fabrication for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Our organization has a fifty year history servicing the construction, power generation, agriculture, and mining industries. Ninety-five percent of SMF’s business is as a Tier One supplier to OEMs, so we are held to high standards by our Fortune 500 clients. Our high-quality production and outstanding reputation can be attributed to our longevity in the industry, as well as our experienced employees. That’s why we are in the top ½ percent of machine shops nationwide. With more than 200,000 square feet of manufacturing capabilities between our two facilities, Our processes includes everything from engineering and fabrication to multiple finishing options. In late 2020, SMF joined the Etnyre International team and is now a part of an exciting growing organization.

Position Summary: The Manufacturing Engineer develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls.

Essential Functions:

  • Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training.
  • Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised.
  • Works with Production and Engineering departments to design, develop, test and cost-justify various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Represents manufacturing Engineering on cross-functional teams.
  • Create, update, and provide manufacturing instructions in the form of production routings, standard work instructions, and drawings.
  • Conduct monthly process audits.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Evaluate and suggest recommendations on the manufacturing quality control processes, types of manufacturing methods to be adopted, list of processes to be followed, tooling and suggest fixturing.

Manufacturing engineer should spend time on research about the tools, methodologies and processes and find out solutions to improve production efficiency and report the findings to the organization.


  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  3. Performance Management.
  4. Leadership.
  5. Communication Proficiency for informing others.
  6. Vast knowledge of Manufacturing methods and procedures.
  7. Knowledge of tool selection, fixture design and 3D modeling is desired, experience is preferred.
  8. A Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering is required.
  9. Ten years’ experience in one or more industrial settings with related responsibilities is also required. Continuing education is desirable.
  10. Knowledge of manufacturing operations and processes, and ability to understand blue prints, GD&T, and manufacturing documentation is required.
  11. Welding experience with automation and robotics required.
  12. CWI and Robotic Weld programming experience a plus.

Etnyre International provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.