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Manufacturing Engineer

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Dayton, OH

Manufacturing Engineer


Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

This is an exciting position working in the Electric Vehicle - EV industry!  Will be responsible for relocating manufacturing processes from Michigan to the Dayton area.  This includes learning the processes, capital equipment purchases, installation of equipment, and follow through on production. Experience with wire bonding and foaming processes required.

Position Summary

  • Lead the development of process and equipment planning activities required to support customer projects and meet company business plan objectives
  • Lead start of production CIP activities necessary to meet product quality and business plan objectives
  • Develop and maintain all production documentation required including DFA’s, PFD’s, PFMEA’s, WI’s, etc.
  • Implement 5S activities for all production areas
  • Support all TS-16949 and ISO14001 standards and activities
  • Support the production operator
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Adhere to corporate, federal, and state employment policies
  • Adhere to all company policies
  • Lead the manufacturing evaluation of new product concepts (DFA), creation of manufacturing plans, and estimations of production costs
  • Responsible for Equipment & Tooling Readiness/Documentation and all safety standards
  • Qualify purchased Cap-Ex equipment in accordance with company MAP requirements (i.e. capability, OEE, (i.e. capability, OEE, ergonomics, etc.)
  • Develop other junior engineers and employees to improve their abilities and skills
  • Support company vision, values, goals, and business plan
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Follow and make recommendations for improvement as necessary to documented company Best Practices
  • Travel to Michigan facility 65% for the first 9 months to lead production readiness activities - roughly 2 to 2 1/2 weeks a month in Michigan learning processes. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 8 years of process engineering experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Working knowledge of PLC, HMI’s, relays, contactors, servos, steppers, low voltage circuits, high voltage circuits, torque drivers, bar code systems, data base storage, vision systems, etc.
    Allen Bradley, Siemens, Bosch Rexroth, OpCon, Cognex
  • Experience with quality management systems
  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • Working Experience with machine electrical cabinet layout and machine controls
    Team player
  • 2-3 years of experience with TS 16949 and ISO 14001
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Rockwell, Siemens, OpCon, AutoCAD


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation