Manufacturing Engineer - Gichner

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-304863
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/15/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
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Job Description


To provide manufacturing process ownership and product line engineering support to manufacturing for assigned product areas.



Process Ownership

  • Responsible for manufacturing methods including:
  • Manufacturing process development and implementation.
  • Introduction of new products from design into manufacture.
  • Ongoing process improvement projects.
  • Work station design.
  • Manufacturing quality improvements.
  • Tooling and processing requirements.
  • Attention to safety, ergonomics and compliance with applicable environmental regulations.
  • Risk Assessment.


Product Line Support

  • Provides engineering technical support to production staff in order to meet production goals.
  • Works with engineers, quality and production management staff to identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Support new product introductions including:
    • Attending design reviews.
    • Ensure proper attention is given to efficient manufacturing methods.
    • Ensure new designs have incorporated efficient and current manufacturing techniques and methods.
  • Provide line layouts for efficient manufacturing flow.
  • Initiate process improvements - Interface with other departments on implementation.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing methods to drive for operational excellence and the relentless elimination of waste.
  • Assists in Material Review Board management.


Documentation and Training

  • Responsible to develop, document, and implement manufacturing instructions, layouts and procedures.
  • Ensure work place instructions and guides are visible and documentation is controlled.
  • Ensure understanding of documentation by end-users.
  • Participate in the training and certification of operators at key operations.
  • Analyzes and implements Corrective Action Requests and provides feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Validate ERP data against actuals.


Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned.



This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   

Experience and Skills


Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

Ability to adhere to workplace rules.



BA/BS degree in a technical field, manufacturing or industrial disciplines.

Minimum 2-5 years’ experiencein an industrial Manufacturing environment, in a technician role.

New product development experience from design to volume production stages.

Experience using AutoCAD, Inventor, Visual Manufacturing software.

Competent in use of Microsoft Office products.

Experience in improving production processes.

Ability to travel to overseas suppliers as required.



Office environment.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools).

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Ability to tolerate constant noise (machine motors – large fans).

Ability to work safely in the presence of hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or sit for long periods of time.

The employee frequently is required to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and speak or listen.