Manufacturing Engineer
Watertown, WI US
Posted 22 days ago
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Job Description
Company Overview
The Fisher Barton Group consists of eight world-class manufacturing companies that produce a wide range of products for multiple industries, including bronze gear blanks, lawn mower blades, agricultural wear components, industrial blades, thermal spray coatings, oil and gas components, and medical devices.  Fisher Barton Blades is the world leader in mower blade manufacturing. Since 1973, Fisher Barton Blades has produced the best lawn mower blades for the industry’s leading outdoor power equipment manufacturers.  From those humble beginnings, we have continuously added unparalleled technical and production experience to make us the #1 manufacturer of lawn mower blades worldwide. We continue to focus on innovation and patents, continuously improving the performance and lifetime of our mower replacement blades. 
Position Summary
The Manufacturing Engineer provides technical and process support while continuously improving safety, quality, cost and operational processes.  The Manufacturing Engineer will own and drive improvement in process and product quality.  They will maintain the procedures and ensure our Quality Management System is accurate and up to date.  The Manufacturing Engineer will lead by example and readily engage team members, quickly forming partnerships with process owners and team members.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical support for existing process equipment and facilities and supports the attainment of plant operating goals.
  • Leads capital projects and coordinates contractors, vendors, and internal resources to facilitate the design, fabrication and assembly of new equipment and facilities. Project management to include budgeting, planning, justification, scheduling, and execution.
  • Design and implement equipment or process changes to improve safety/ergonomics, quality, or manufacturing cost effectiveness.
  • Lead/support continuous improvement/lean initiatives
  • Quality engineering responsibility and ownership for the quality management system and addressing quality issues/opportunities.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts, and evaluates parts according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial field
  • Prefer 2- 5 years in direct manufacturing roles with demonstrated success in the application of lean principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of independence, take initiative and be hands on.
  • Must be able to successfully lead change and teams through influence
  • Demonstrated ability in Solidworks and MS Office Suite
Additional desirable skills:
  • Experience in metal blanking, forming, or heat treating
  • Experience with ISO, QS or TS quality Standards
  • Exposure to Lean or Six Sigma.
Physical Requirements 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
6am - 2pm
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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