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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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Dayton, OH

Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Job Description

A busy manufacturing facility located in Dayton is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager!  Pay is up to $160K!


  • Manage Manufacturing Engineering team including CNC Programmers, Manufacturing Engineers, Process Engineers, and Quality Inspectors.
  • Identify opportunities with manufacturing processes that result in significant improvement, including yield increases, cost reductions, capacity increases, and capability advancements.
  • Manage various engineering projects as assigned in areas such as cell development, process improvement, operational effectiveness, equipment procurement, etc.
  • Manage capital equipment plans and strategy. Write equipment and procurement specifications that are used to obtain quotes and bids and that represent the technical details and acceptance criteria of all objectives. Responsibility in purchase of capital equipment and managing those vendors.
  • Develop new processes and capabilities through the use of new technology development, innovation engineering, design for manufacturability, and product lifecycle management.
  • Engage concepts such as rapid prototyping to leverage process development.
  • Determine equipment layouts that optimize functional manufacturing capabilities.
  • Present plans for future state mapping of building, utilities, equipment, etc. that promote efficient manufacturing methods and practices.
  • Compile or review lists of approved vendors/suppliers based on their capabilities and abilities to meet manufacturing needs.
  • Ensure standardization for all equipment and systems such that obsolescence can be deferred indefinitely, and such that normalization of processes can be attained.
  • Determine process capabilities through engineering gap analyses and create capability matrix that is used to assess manufacturability of products. 


  • Required is a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited university.
  • 5 years of experience in an environment that includes process and manufacturing engineering related to machining
  • Must have excellent project management skills.
  • Must have knowledge of equipment specification and purchase ranges from tooling to machining centers to capital equipment.
  • Should have experience using 2D and 3D CAD systems.
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Project.
  • Familiar with the use of Minitab or other engineering analysis tools.
  • Prior Lean manufacturing accomplishments are desirable.
  • Travel might be required up to ~10%.

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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