Manufacturing Engineer - #604524

Pentair, Inc.


Date: 11/26/2021 00:30 AM

City: Dover, Delaware

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description:


Pentair is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer (ME) to support production operations for our Dover facility. In this role, the Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the manufacturing process, identifying and solving equipment/resource constraints, identifying ergonomic opportunities and process improvements in operations, and trouble-shooting automated assembly (PLC and robots) and manual assembly lines. The ME will work closely with Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) on projects to ensure timely completion and proper function. Will support the plant through cost reductions, ergonomic manufacturing programs, and participation in Kaizen events. Provide production line layout design to support cellular manufacturing and work with Operations to ensure process objectives are met utilizing Lean, Managing Daily Improvement (MDI) process guided by Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Cash (SQDCC), and team work. Interested candidates, who meet the requirements below, are encouraged to apply today!


Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Responsible for manufacturing process and process improvements in the Dover facility. Own the flow, standard work, and equipment for the production processes.
  • Support production by designing and providing new fixturing, tooling, and equipment, conducting time studies, and troubleshooting quality and process issues.
  • Develop standard operating procedures and work instructions, support job safety analyses (JSAs), and be involved in PFMEA / control plans.
  • Participate and drive continuous improvement activities and quality improvement initiatives relating to equipment and process. Utilize Lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Provide guidance to Production Operators, Production leads, Supervisors, and Maintenance with respect to process and equipment.
  • Liaison between engineering, quality, and manufacturing on new equipment, products, and product changes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience Requirements:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in Manufacturing, supporting both assembly/production processes and procedures.
  • Hands-on experience with process improvements, scrap reduction initiatives, equipment/tooling design.
  • Proficient with Solidworks and/or Autocad
  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of Lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Previous experience with PLCs, Robots and automation preferred (Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi).
  • Experience and/or exposure to quality methodologies and equipment. Cognex and Keyence Vision Systems a plus.
  • Resourceful team player with effective verbal and written communication skills.

Diversity and Inclusion:


With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.


We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:



  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership
  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels
  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture
  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

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