Manufacturing Engineer

Position Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Department: Contract Manufacturing Services
Reports to: Engineering Manager 

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer is primarily responsible for providing technical support to ensure products meet established specifications, achieve customer requirements, and are manufactured in a cost effective and timely manner.  In addition, the Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for coordinating the launch of new production programs, using our project management processes.

Primary Responsibilities
  1. Develop estimated costs for proposed projects.
  2. Develop the process concept, proposal, budget, and timeline.
  3. Create and maintain engineering standards, utilizing our ERP system.
  4. Support and/or lead customer qualification activities including MVP, IQ, OQ, and PQ development and approval.
  5. Coordinate personnel for process and technology development, process design, manufacture, test, documentation, installation, and service.
  6. Regularly analyzes services provided for customers to develop new ways to better satisfy customer needs (new/different equipment, alternative work methods, improved quality/service, etc.).
  7. Organizes and participates in Continuous Improvement efforts on production programs.
  8. Designs tooling/work holding for CMS jobs.
  9. Writes technical quality and production procedures.
  10. Interfaces with customers on a regular basis to manage projects and/or solve problems.
  11. Completes other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Hiring Qualifications
  • Four year engineering degree (ME preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years industrial experience.
  • Experience in an organization certified to ISO 13485.  Also prefer FDA/GMP experience.
  • Experience with leading multi-disciplinary teams whose members are provided from a matrix-type organization.
  • Knowledge of Solid Works, AutoCAD, PC-based software for word processing, spread sheets, project management, design, and manufacturing preferred.
  • Good understanding of laser processing methods, material science, CNC programming.
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 10% travel.
Physical Demands

Lifting of up to 40 pounds occurs sporadically throughout the day. Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time (2-4 hours before a rest or change).


All Preco, Inc. employees are empowered to stop production and notify their supervisor/manager if an unsafe act or product quality concern is occurring.  Also, each member of the Preco – Hudson team is responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities and participating in problem solving teams as necessary.


To Apply

Send resume to: hr@precoinc.com
This position is located in Hudson, WI

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