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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Midland
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for Engineering associated with the manufacturing process. Developing annual operational plans for manufacturing engineering activities at plant level and supports operations through shop floor daily meetings and design reviews. The manufacturing engineer will be the main manufacturing point of contact to suggest improvements in products, processes and procedures.


  • Define and control production process including tooling, fixtures, and equipment
  • Define alternative routings for products to accommodate capacity and capability, support planning and production team.
  • Establish manufacturing process time (routings) for all manufacturing areas. Responsible for accuracy of the routings in ERP.
  • Analyze product cost and provide support for process improvements initiatives to reduce it.
  • Validate design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment.
  • Leads a small CAPEX project with budget up to $ 1.0 million.
  • Support continuous improvement activities: KAIZEN, Six Sigma, 6S.
  • Define Manufacturing Methods and provide training for the manufacturing team on the new developed Methods. Periodically evaluate manufacturing Methods and update as needed.
  • Review manufacturing nonconformance and provide support to identify root cause and for rework process.
  • Follows HSE requirements and help implementing them in standard manufacturing processes
  • Follows QMS requirements
  • Follows Company's Compliance requirements.

    Required Qualifications
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in similar role
    • Mechanical Engineer - Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
    • Lean & Six Sigma previous experience preferred

      Desired Characteristics
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
      • Ability to work independently.
      • Strong problem-solving skills

        Lufkin's proud past extends back to the early 20th century when the Lufkin Foundry manufactured railroad and sawmill equipment. The company expanded soon after by pioneering oilfield pumping units in the 1920s. Today, Lufkin is a world leader in its field, providing precision-engineered oilfield equipment, products, and services to customers around the globe.

        Lufkin Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Keywords: LUFKIN INDUSTRIES, Midland , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Midland, Texas

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