Manufacturing Engineer
Lexington, VA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

You will implement and support manufacturing process that result in high-quality products. You will investigate alternative solutions for given projects, develops cost information for each, and recommends the best solution to the department head. This job requires being immersed in a manufacturing facility and driving improvements in it.

You will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor.


  • Analyze manufacturing problems and develop alternative solutions.
  • Specifies equipment to satisfy manufacturing needs and designs custom equipment when items are not commercially available.
  • Coordinate equipment maintenance services and ensure manufacturer's procedures and best industry practices are followed to maximize machine OEE.
  • Analyze/plan workflow, equipment placement and space requirements to improve manufacturing efficiency.
  • Design and implement fixtures and special application tools to increase efficiency and safety of manufacturing processes.
  • Implement new product launch and change order activities to ensure the plant builds what is intended by Design Engineering.
  • Perform audits and support activities related to ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.
  • Support and remain committed to plant safety.
  • Support manufacturing with understanding and application of various plant-specific software including Solid Edge, AutoCAD, SAP, MP-2, and RADAN software.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

o B.S. in Mechanical Engineering preferred

  • 0+ years Engineering experience
  • Entry level - will train.

Physical Job Requirements:

The physical job requirements for the position of Manufacturing Engineer include being able to do the following:

  • Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand for less than 4 hours per day.
  • Walk for less than 4 hours per day.
  • Sit for more than 4 hours per day.
  • Occasionally grasp items with either hand.

Plant Description:

This is an exciting time for the Rockbridge plant and Building HVAC team as Modine has identified this segment as a key area of growth and investment for the future, including heating, indoor air quality and data centers. For more than a century, Modine has helped business, schools, and consumers stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Our HVAC products provide critical solutions for data centers that support many sectors, Business and Finance, Infrastructure, Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals and others. We also offer a wide variety of heating and air conditioning products, ranging from garage heaters, high efficiency unit heaters, commercial rooftop HVAC systems, classroom HVAC solutions, and much more. Modine is positioned to advance thermal management to new levels. We're at work in practically every corner of the world, delivering the innovation our customers need.

Rockbridge is our chiller product assembly plant and part of our data center segment– these products are critical to Modine's future growth plans and are a key feature of data center operations and the accelerating online revolution. We stand behind our products and our word. We are committed to innovation, customer satisfaction, and the well-being of our employees.

We aim to create a culture that engages our employees to take pride in our company and in the products we manufacture. We provide a safe, diverse, and exciting workplace with a dedication that's reflected in our quality products and industry reputation for ingenuity.

Modine provides our employees with competitive wages, a comprehensive health care package, generous holidays, paid vacations, and a safe working environment.

For California Residents - Privacy Disclosure

Modine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Welcomes all Qualified Applicants!

Modine provides a competitive benefit package, which could include paid vacation, short term disability, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance, flex spending benefits, tuition reimbursement, Health Savings Account and much more. Human Resources will provide more detail upon your hiring.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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