Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Marshall, MN - Southwest Minnesota


DEPARTMENT: Operations

Job Description

Support various manufacturing operations through implementation of equipment, tooling, and processes. Focus on improvements to processes, reduction of scrap, improvements to throughput and efficiencies, and other improvement efforts. Implementation of Lean Methodologies in job shop environment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Effective communication, spoken or written, with co-workers at all levels within BH Electronics.
  • Following all the policies of BH Electronics that apply to this position. This includes policies involving absenteeism, timeliness, safety, harassment, drug-free workplace, Quality Systems Policies, and others.
  • Regular and timely attendance and ability to work safely.
  • Assist Design Engineering, Coaches, and Technical staff in establishing equipment or tooling needs for new products.
  • Provide input in establishing and reviewing labor standards and recommend changes as required.
  • Participate in Coach Tech, Design Review, MRB and other technical meetings.
  • Continuation engineering on existing products with emphasis on reducing scrap, material and labor cost.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts; focus on cost reduction, efficiency and quality improvements.
  • Identify equipment needs for production and assist with justification and implementation.
  • Assist with training of production on new equipment, tools and techniques.
  • Other duties as apparent or assigned.
  • Must follow all policies of BH Electronics.

Physical Elements Required

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk and carry items.
  • Must have good finger dexterity.
  • Must be able to move from various work stations and areas of the plant as needed to perform job responsibilities.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. May be required to lift up to 60lbs for placement of new equipment. May be required to move heavier equipment or containers with the proper equipment and lifting techniques.
  • Must have 20/20 vision with correction.
  • Must be able to use and instruct other team members with the correct usage of hand tools.
  • Must be able to work with and near various chemicals without serious health consequences.

Mental Elements Required

  • Must be able to read and write in English language.
  • Must be able to accurately perform math for various calculations involved with work duties.
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Must be able to communicate, written or verbally, and work with other team members at all levels of management.
  • Must be able to handle workplace stress [deadline pressures, working vendors/customers (internal and external)]
  • Must be able to develop safe applications and use of industrial chemicals, including appropriate documentation.
  • Ergonomic principles in application.
  • Must be able to work safely at all times.

Special Skills Required

  • Knowledge of CAD (computer aided drafting) is useful.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office and be able to learn other necessary software for position.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing engineering. Experience is required and a degree is useful.
  • Experience with tool design and machine selection.

Marginal Functions (Non-essential work that may be performed)

  • Evaluate opportunities for Ergonomic improvements.

Equipment Used

  • Production and test equipment for assembly operations. PC for support functions.



  • Four-year degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent


  • 3 years experience or greater in a manufacturing engineering capacity in manufacturing. Previous manufacturing electronic assembly experience preferred.
  • 0-5 years experience as Manufacturing Engineer. Experience with lean concepts, i.e. Kaizen, Taguchi, Theory of Constraints, 5S


  • This position requires a person to be self motivated and work on their own within the guidelines and goals of objectives of this job description and the company. This person must be a good communicator in both oral and written skills, well organized, and ability to work independently in a team atmosphere. This individual must have some supervisory skills.


To Apply

Please send a coverletter and resume to

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12219 Wood Lake Drive Burnsville, MN 55337
Phone: 952-894-9590
Fax: 952-894-9380