Manufacturing Engineer



Manufacturing Engineer


Business Unit: Medeco Security Locks

Location: Salem, VA (on-site)

Department: Operations – Plant Services

Shift: 1st

Job Type: Salaried Exempt

Reports To: Plant Services Manager


Position Summary: The Manufacturing Engineer will support, oversee, and improve the production processes, tooling, equipment, and materials related to the overall operation.  This is a hands-on operations support position requiring a strong technical background and project management skills to work effectively with other departments and individuals to meet company goals and objectives.

Dive into a role where engineering acumen meets practical application. As a Manufacturing Engineer in our team, you'll be at the heart of enhancing our production processes, ensuring our operations run like clockwork. This role is perfect for those who thrive in a hands-on environment, love solving complex problems, and enjoy working collaboratively to achieve shared goals.


What you will be doing:

  • Process Champion: Unravel and refine production processes, identifying and resolving issues that hinder performance.
  • Equipment Innovator: Lead the introduction of new machinery, from installation to empowering our team with the knowledge to operate equipment safely and effectively.
  • Continuous Improvement Leader: Spearhead projects that cut costs, elevate quality, and enhance delivery, setting new standards for our operations.
  • Project Steward: Manage capital projects with a keen eye on innovation and strategic objectives, ensuring alignment with our company's vision.
  • Design and Efficiency Expert: Craft and enhance tools, fixtures, and processes to boost workflow and productivity while reducing operational costs.
  • Operational Auditor: Evaluate our current equipment and tooling, recommending updates or replacements to keep us at the forefront of manufacturing efficiency.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven track record in project management, known for your ability to deliver results within set timelines.
  • Well-versed in production principles, with a knack for applying this knowledge to improve processes.
  • Equipped with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, turning potential issues into opportunities for growth.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and CAD software, leveraging these tools to drive efficiency and innovation.
  • An excellent communicator, capable of articulating complex ideas clearly and effectively.


We review applications regularly, so don’t hesitate, apply today!


Medeco is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disabled, and other protected categories.

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Salem, VA, US, 24153

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke