The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the design of production tools and/or machines, and
for developing solutions to production problems relating to materials, processes, and tooling. He or she
supports new programs by developing new processes, designing tooling and machinery, and developing
production controls. Additionally, the Manufacturing Engineer sets up new equipment, ensures
satisfactory operation of the new equipment, and teaches others to use it properly.
Knowledgeable concerning modern fabrication and assembly techniques and machine-shop
practices and techniques.
Able to mentally visualize and comprehend all aspects of a manufacturing equipment or tooling
problem, understand the interrelationships of factors affecting a given situation, and be attentive to
Capable of efficiently integrating existing methods with new innovations to economically solve
production problems in a timely manner.
Familiar with computer-controlled machine tools and has had exposure to high-volume automated