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The Gleason Works Manufacturing Engineer - Tooling Products in Rochester, New York

Manufacturing Engineer - Tooling Products

The Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Req #171

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Leader. The incumbent will train for a period of 6-12 months as needed be able to perform the full range of job responsibilities. After the training period, this employee may work independently or as part of a team of engineers performing tasks associated with manufacturing engineering to improve efficiency and quality of processes. This individual will also determine the manufacturing procedures, operation sequencing, and establish tool and gauge and machine requirements to manufacture parts. This position requires the individual to be accountable for meeting the demands of deadlines within the timeline and budget associated with each project. He or she must be able to multi-task as well as occasionally work extended hours when required.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary area of responsibility is to evaluate existing processes and systems to identify opportunities for cost savings, process enhancements, and other improvements. This involves developing and completing manufacturing improvement projects, coordinating with manufacturing supervision to collect and evaluate data, prepare and present solutions to problems, implementing solutions, and evaluating solution effectiveness.

  • Problem evaluation and solving skills within a precision manufacturing environment

  • Work with manufacturing supervision to troubleshoot issues as they arise.

  • Participate and implement continuous improvement ideas through Kaizen events or other activities.

  • Specify needed tooling and fixtures associated with the CNC turning, milling, and grinding programs.

  • Identify and procure tools, gages, and develop efficient techniques for manufacture.

RequiredQualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Understand principles of GD&T and be able to read manufacturing prints.

  • Familiarity and exposure to multi-axis turning and machining, ID/OD grinding, surface grinding, honing, and lapping processes.

  • Written and oral technical and professional communication skills.

  • Work effectively with all levels of engineering and management and also have the initiative to contact other groups when a problem/solution requires it.

  • Ability to work independently with operators and shop floor management to research and determine optimal product manufacturing sequences.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience:

  • Associates degree in Manufacturing Engineering or relevant technical field; or equivalent education and experience

  • Minimum 1 year related experience and demonstrated ability to be project lead on new machine tool implementation and implementing new processes.

  • General experience with programing desirable.

  • Knowledge of SAP business platform desirable

  • Knowledge of budgeting, product costing, and capital appropriations

  • Analytical abilities to collect, organize, analyze data, and develop conclusions and recommendations that achieve future state goals.

  • Knowledge in process improvement, lean principles, N/C programming, machine tool capabilities, tooling requirements, manufacturing techniques, gauging, materials and special processes.

  • Knowledge of heat treating processes for different material type desired.

Proffered Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Outlook

  • Internet

  • Project Management Software

  • SAP Modules:

  • Other:

Travel Requirements:


Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

Other details

  • Job Family GWR & GSAC

  • Job Function Indirect

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Required Education Associate Degree

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