Appleton, WI

$80,000.00 - $95,000.00

Manufacturing Engineer

Production Engineer - Appleton, WI

Join an organization with a dynamic leadership team that highly values and appreciates its employees. We are a state-of-the-art production facility specializing in the manufacturing of architectural wood doors. We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This is a hands-on role that requires flexibility and a strong desire to be part of a team.

About Our Company

  • Major player in the architectural wood door industry
  • A growing organization with a $550 million revenue, 800 employees, 3 divisions, and 15 manufacturing plants
  • This division has 200 employees
  • Production orders booked out for a year
  • Dynamic leadership team
  • Outstanding culture focused on safety and individual growth

Benefits and Features

  • Excellent benefits and compensation plan, including employer match on 401K, health, vision, dental, life insurance, and tuition assistance
  • Strong bonus program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Culture of empowering individuals
  • Work/Life Balance - genuine vacations, not working vacations
  • Business casual workplace


  • Lead projects focused on continuous improvement of manufacturing operation (65% of time)
  • Coordinate, design, and develop manufacturing processes using tools such as DOE, FMEA, SPC, and capability analysis
  • Work on capital projects and determine ROI
  • Support production and maintenance operations
  • Improve safety, quality, productivity, and delivery in all departments
  • Apply ergonomics requirements to improve work safety
  • Mentor, train, develop, and evaluate team members as required
  • Help develop and drive production metrics
  • Communicate projects and progress to all levels of the company


  • BS in Mechanical/Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering is required
  • 3+ years of experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, preferably with strong continuous improvement background
  • Experience with CAD (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or Creo)
  • Experience with analytical tools (DOE, FMEA, SPC)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Prior project management experience is highly desirable
  • Prior capital project experience is helpful
  • Experience with lean manufacturing and value stream mapping is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with all levels of staff

Salary: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00

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