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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Lippert Components, Inc
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for process improvements and engineering activities that involve assembling, test, process, and manufacture.  This position will also be involved in analysis and manufacturing process control, developing plant layouts to reduce non-value-added activity, and facilitate growth as an engineering support person and trainer for Continuous Improvement.  This position will report directly to the Manufacturing Project Manager.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities of this position will consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Coordinate activities related to processes from conception through implementation
  • Lead lean manufacturing techniques such as 5S, setup reduction, Kanban, and value stream mapping
  • Analyze manufacturing process flows for the enhancement of quality, cost reduction, and throughput
  • Collaboration and lead activities with design engineering regarding product tooling and design and specification and implementation to ensure effective production methods
  • Estimate staffing requirements, production time, and relative cost to provide data for operational decisions
  • Ensure safety, quality, and productivity in the design of processes
  • Develop, evaluate, improve and document manufacturing processes
  • Lead productivity improvement projects
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for associates
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Results, Action Oriented
  • Displaying Technical Expertise
  • Time Management/Organizational Ability


  • Work Experience: 2 years of applied experience in related area
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or another related field
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and Solid modeling software, comprehension of ERP & MES software
  • Organization Skills: Ability to maintain clean and organized work space; ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects, knowledge of tooling and fixture design methods
  • Cross-functional skills: Ability to work and handle multiple job assignments; ability to work with and communicate with other departments including Tooling, QA, Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate within a team setting; ability to maintain a professional & pleasant demeanor
  • Physical, Mental and Visual Skills: Ability to analyze information to solve complex problems; ability to maintain attention to detail and accuracy; ability to sit/stand for long periods daily; position requires some lifting
  • Physical Environment: Normal manufacturing environment with areas requiring hearing and eye protection, and normal office work setting

Preferred Requirements:

  • Work Experience: 5 years of manufacturing experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or related field

Learn more about CURT Group

About CURT Group:


CURT Group is a family of more than 1000 associates world-wide.  We believe that the customer is KING and our associates are our greatest ASSET.  With headquarters in Eau Claire, WI our brands include CURT, Aries, Retrac, Luverne, and UWS.  With manufacturing plants in Eau Claire, the Philippines, Brandon, South Dakota, Perry, Florida and eleven regional warehouses across North America and Canada, we are proud to offer our customers reliable service and dependable American-made towing products and truck accessories. 


CURT Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  CURT provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Lippert Components, Inc, Eau Claire , Manufacturing Engineer, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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