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Manufacturing Engineer

Newport News, Virginia
29 Jul 2022

TRG Manufacturing Search Division is engaged in a search for a talented Manufacturing Engineer. Come be a part of an innovative product leader with a rich history of product development and a catalog of technologies developed to enhance the production capabilities of their customers.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who can support existing manufacturing processes and help implement new process/product launches. If you're the kind of proactive problem solver who constantly looks for ways to improve processes that will lead to cost reductions, increased equipment capacity, and quality improvement, then give us a call!

The ideal candidate for this role is a degreed Engineer with several years supporting a high-volume manufacturing facility. You will need to be comfortable taking a lead role in setting up and debugging new manufacturing processes on the production floor, from start to finish. They produce a wide variety of custom variations of their products to meet each customer's individual application. So, they have developed their machines to be adaptable to support several different products (multiple setups, ability to change out tooling for different products, etc.). You will also be expected to prioritize, maintain, and improve existing production processes by using proven continuous improvement (kaizen) and problem-solving techniques to identify, track, and help implement continuous improvement projects (i.e. labor savings, improve safety, improve ergonomics, improve capability, automation, poke yoke, etc.).


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

5-7 years of hands-on manufacturing engineering experience with previous experience troubleshooting and supporting custom production equipment.

Strong computer skills with demonstrated knowledge of document control, GD&T, and 3D design (AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD, Solidworks)

Experience with Lean Manufacturing, continuous improvement, 5S

Proven track record of executing root cause analysis on processes and equipment that led to long-term corrective actions.

Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt certification preferred

If you are interested in this or future opportunities in your area, please send a resume to ferrellm@ and we will contact you when opportunities arise that match your geography and experience. All inquiries are confidential, and your information will not be shared without your approval.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. At this time, sponsorship will not be available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Applicants will be asked to submit to a full background check during the hiring process.

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  • Job Reference: 671169257-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: The Richmond Group USA
  • Location: Newport News, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application