Manufacturing Engineer Technician – Dale, Indiana


Department: Engineering

Plant Location: Dale, IN

Pay Grade: This is a salaried position

Shift:  1st (6:30 am – 4:00 pm)

Job Description:

Assists Production in developing, designing and implementing manufacturing methods and processes that support product quantity and quality goals. Analyzes and improves the production process and production flow. Must have a working knowledge of programmable machine controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, and mechanical devices and processes. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable of various types of plastic materials and their specific properties. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) will be provided and required per the Employee Handbook

Specific Duties

  1. Work with Engineering, quality, and production on new and existing product development
    1. Must be able to develop new forming recipes
    2. Must have the ability to understand and execute a machine set up
  2. Review all new master recipes from development
  3. Identify deficiencies and refine the setup process
  4. Coordinate with all 3 shifts thermoforming techs
    1. Support thermoforming issues as needed
  5. Analyze ways to improve the production process or flow of production
  6. Trouble-shoot production bottlenecks
  7. Document all process changes and follow up to confirm achievement of desired on-going results
  8. Job may require minimal travel to customer or supplier or satellite facility.
    1. Support satellite facilities via phone call and or travel
  9. Performs various other duties as directed by the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.


A.S. degree in the Engineering or Manufacturing field, or practical experience in a machine intensive manufacturing environment


Reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager