Manufacturing Engineer in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  Here in Appleton we specialize in the manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies for medical and aerospace industries.

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

  • Contribute program and engineering expertise for facility
  • Establish operational methods and work standards using various measurement techniques
  • Analyze existing operations and propose cost-justified improvements
  • Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel, and equipment
  • Analyze work station designs for ergonomic compliance
  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record-keeping systems
  • Develop work simplification methods and job aids
  • Collaborate with engineering, purchasing and contract management to establish production layouts and procedures to meet customer requirements
  • May perform design on special projects as needed
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area
  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Professional knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards
  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical
  • Required: able to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Prior experience with an ISO-9000 AS-9000 environment is a plus
  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities
  • Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired
  • Working knowledge at an intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills; together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Flexible with high energy, able to handle multiple tasks smoothly

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • 4-year technical degree in industrial engineering is preferred; an appropriate 2-year degree may be considered
  • 4-6 years experience in maintaining production and inventory control standards in a manufacturing setting

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States