Manufacturing Engineer


Are you a results-oriented problem solver looking for an innovative and exciting manufacturing engineering opportunity? Do you want to play an integral role where you can implement process enhancements and lean manufacturing practices? Are you looking for a job opportunity where you feel as though you have a voice and can truly see the impact of your efforts?


If you answered yes to these questions, we should talk!


Curries (an ASSA ABLOY company) is expanding our Engineering Team. This role will be based on-site at our manufacturing facility located in Mason City, Iowa.   


ASSA ABLOY is expanding and there has never been a more exciting time to join our Team!


We are a global leader in opening access solutions. Our Group focuses on the manufacturing of steel doors and frames within the commercial market catering to such industries as hospitality, healthcare, aerospace, defense, sporting venues and education.  


Come see who we are at:


What would you do as our Manufacturing Process Engineer?

You will be responsible for helping to design and implement systems and procedures to ensure efficiency, cost effectiveness, productivity, capabilities, and sustainability all with safety in mind.


You would also:

  • Identify, propose, and implement process refinements, enhancements, and continuous improvements to streamline the manufacturing process and improve overall efficiencies
  • Ensure compliance and perform all duties in accordance with all safety and environmental rules and regulations, including ISO14001 procedures
  • Research and analyze materials, tools, fixtures, and processes required to manufacture product in the most efficient manner
  • Identify cost savings opportunities involving labor, direct and indirect materials, etc.
  • Develop, design and document projects for tools, fixtures, and production aids to improve manufacturing efficiencies
  • Design manufacturing cell layouts to remove bottlenecks, improve throughput, etc.
  • Apply lean fundamentals and tools to plan line balancing, standard work, product family assignment, work content timing, cell layout, material flow efficiency, continuous flow optimization and equipment utilization
  • Conduct lean initiatives and Kaizen events
  • Identify and drive improvements in productivity, yield, scrap, rework, and down time to achieve operational objectives
  • Perform special assignments and projects as assigned
  • Actively participate in providing a safe and harmonious working environment for all employees
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate governance policies, regulations and laws, AADG programs and policies and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct


The Skills and Experience you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial disciplines preferred) or a related field
  • 2 to 5 years of direct work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD or SolidWorks required
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and Lean principles
  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, follow-up and a high comfort level balancing multiple priorities or projects simultaneously
  • Must excel working in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience/exposure working within Metal Fabrication, Hollow Metal, Door or Building Materials industries are highly desirable


What we offer

We are passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills.
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes.
  • Variety of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Flexible Spending, discount portal, recognition and well-being programs … to name just a few!


We review applications regularly, so don’t wait!

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.

To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post.

If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at



Let’s create a safer and more open world - together!


AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran



We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.


As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.


As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Mason City, IA, US, 50401

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 11%-30%
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Mason City