Job Description


Manufacturing Engineer ALL

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Manufacturing Engineers. Each level of Manufacturing Engineer has additional duties and responsibilities listed

  • Works with customer released drawings and/or CAD models, engineering BOMs, and other engineering specifications to develop, implement and improve manufacturing processes
  • Creates or participates in engineering and manufacturing reviews and communicates effectively as a technical contributor
  • Implements and executes producibility concepts and understands DfX of products and processes
  • Collaborates well with internal and external resources to resolve technical issues
  • Develops and documents the manufacturing process in detail with an emphasis on visual media, ease of training, and standardized format
  • Responsible for disposition of discrepant or non-conforming product.
  • Has familiarity with CAD tools, manufacturing execution systems, ERP, and other commonly used software
  • Designs, coordinates and validates work station layouts with an emphasis on ergonomics, single piece or small batch flow, visual aids, Poke Yoke (mistake proofing), 5S, and zero defect policies
  • Calculates and communicates shop floor staffing based on production requirements. Provides OTJ training or mentoring and may provide certification for processes to production associates
  • Works with materials management to develop and implement effective inventory methodologies
  • Reviews and designs in-process handling equipment for the safe and expeditious transportation of parts, inventory, and/or tooling
  • Identifies tooling requirements and coordinates the manufacturing of tools/fixture
  • May identify issues with production personnel and recommend mitigation actions
  • Responsible to generate, review, and maintain cost, schedule, and technical performance operational targets and standards

Manufacturing Engineer IV

  • Independently works on projects of advanced complexity that have major organizational impact.
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs, and changeovers.
  • Responsible for material evaluation, testing, and implementation for production operations. Includes assisting Engineering and Supply Chain with material obsolescence and or selection.
  • Evaluate and improve on processes in manufacturing systems
  • Research and purchase new manufacturing technology
  • Advise on corrective actions
  • Responsible to establish & maintain material, process and workmanship specifications
  • Will mentor lower-level manufacturing engineers and act as a liaison to other functional organizations


Each successive level of Manufacturing Engineer builds on the identified typical qualifications listed for the previous level(s) Manufacturing Engineer.

Manufacturing Engineer IV

  1. Requires BS degree in a technical field (Manufacturing Engineering preferred)
  2. A minimum of 7 years progressive/technical experience
  3. Material and/or Process Engineering experience
  4. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship)

Desirable Skills:

  1. Experience with composite manufacturing, i.e. lamination, machining, and bonding
  2. Experience in lean manufacturing methods
  3. CATIA v5


  • Standing on a hard surface, walking. Some lifting (not over 50 lbs.).
  • Office and manufacturing environment
  • May work extended hours or weekends
  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.


  • 0-25% May be required

DRG Professional Services partners with industry leaders nationwide to attract exceptional professionals from around the country. Always ensuring our focus is on guiding professionals toward the best possible career decisions, developing relationships over the long term and guaranteeing DRG Professional Services remains top of mind for leading recruitment.

DRG Professional Services is the commercial recruitment division of the Delaware Resource Group - a leading Native American owned defense contractor based in Oklahoma City. This division was formed with the vision of bringing DRG's excellence and experience in workforce solutions to commercial markets globally. Professional Services specializes in Professional Recruitment, Executive Search and customized Workforce Contract/Subcontract solutions; focusing talents and extensive network primarily in the Medical, Financial Services, Information Technology, Aerospace & Defense industries.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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