Manufacturing Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

Job Number: ME_0812
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Job Type: Full Time Salaried
Close Date: 08/13/2013
Professional Areas: Automation & Manufacturing Engineering

Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI) is an international leader in the design and manufacture of engine starting and emissions control products for the automotive, heavy duty truck and industrial equipment industries. PTI designs, validates, manufactures and distributes quality products in North America and abroad to customers such as Ford, General Motors, Cummins, Volvo and Daimler Chrysler.

Due to growth in all areas of our organization, we currently seek a highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented Manufacturing Engineer to join our Eden Prairie team.

Reporting to the Operations Project Manager, the successful candidate will: 

    • Champion projects to improve throughput, yield and ergonomics with an emphasis on reducing operating expenses through automation, error proofing, and waste reductions.
    • Develop plant area expertise and provide skilled troubleshooting by participating in cross-functional teams.  Provide leadership in new product launches and continuous improvement efforts.
    • Provide project management by identifying, justifying, and submitting capital project documentation for approval, and coordinating the purchasing, installation, and testing of equipment and machinery prior to release to production.
    • Participate in problem solving and development teams and work as a liaison between the factory floor and Development Engineering.  Participate in APQP teams representing the plant.
    • Provide leadership in safe plant operations.  Participate on safety or ergonomics committee to provide input and solutions in problematic areas.
    • Generate, maintain, and monitor process operating parameters, capacity and utilization data, routing and bills of material information, as well as TS16949 manufacturing and production documentation.
    • Support the ISO14001 environmental efforts during the engineering design and improvement process.
    • Provide supervision for production and skilled trades, draftsmen, students, or junior engineers as may be delegated.
    • The ideal candidate will be a degreed engineer with two or more years of manufacturing/process engineering experience and can also be a recent graduate.

Candidates must possess CAD experience.

PLC programming and troubleshooting experienced is desired.

Expertise in the following areas is preferred: ISO/QS9000, TS16949, ISO 14001, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, FMEA, APQP, mechanical assembly, metal forming, and electro-mechanical systems.

Please visit our website at to submit your resume and salary history.

Phillips & Temro Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Phillips and Temro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

DISCLAIMER: The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee with this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of an employee to this job.
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