Manufacturing Engineer


Manufacturing Engineers needed for an automotive manufacturing facility located near Knoxville, TN. Starting salary range is $80,000 to $100,000 per year depending on experience, education, and training. These are first-shift positions that offer an excellent benefits package including Health, Life, Dental, Vision and paid time off.

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient, and effective operation and improvement of operations. Successful candidates must have experience with CNC controls, FANUC robotics, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems, PLC programming, tooling geometry, and machine tool processes. Engineering experience with high speed automated assembly equipment and metal removal machinery is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determine Root Cause for defects and machine breakdown to include troubleshooting guides where applicable.
  • Support Production Engineering department projects including engineering changes, new products, localization of components, process development and/or confirmation with data, confirmation of parts from new tooling, replacement of obsolete machine components, line improvements (Kaizen), etc.
  • Develop and maintain machine and tooling drawings including creating new drawings, revising old drawings, and communicating drawing updates to affected departments.
  • Support the operation of both pre-production and production of assembly areas and Kaizen teams.
  • Work with maintenance department on machine startups, breakdowns, and process improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (preferably mechanical or electrical)
  • Two to five years’ experience in metal removal / close tolerance assembly
  • Experience with PLC controls (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Toyopuc)
  • Experience with metal removal machinery.
  • Experience with Fanuc robotics and Fanuc CNC controls.
  • Experience with CAD (computer aided drafting)

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