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Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  20451
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

We have an immediate opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer at our Ames, IA location. The Manufacturing Engineer reviews and develops methods and processes (relating to the manufacture of hydrostatic transmission hardware or relating to the assembly and test of hydrostatic transmissions and relating hardware) in accordance with sound and accepted manufacturing and/or engineering principals, current state-of- the-art technology, directives and controls. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and interprets manufacturing related data and assists shop personnel in solving tooling and/or process method problems relating to machinery, or to assembly and test equipment tooling and/or process methods.
  • Develops processes and initiates tool designs as required to support cost-effective quality manufacture of hardware; OR develops process equipment designs and provides specifications for assembly and test equipment.
  • Approves completed tooling drawings for concept of design, workability and cost parameters.
  • Analyzes and reviews current manufacturing or assembly and test methods, equipment and engineering design to improve process and affect cost reduction savings.
  • Performs liaison by providing technical information to purchasing on matters dealing with procurement of special materials, methods, specification or available sources.
  • Prepares or guides the preparation of tooling or special machine designs and initiates the authorization for capital expenditure for required equipment.
  • Understands and proactively utilizes manufacturing engineering hard tools.
  • Responds with commitment and sensitivity toward satisfying the needs of internal and external customers. 
  • Promotes quality and continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Evaluates situations objectively and demonstrates the ability to make timely decisions that are intended to have a positive effect on work performance.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area. 
  • Follows safety regulations and actively contributes to work safety.

Background & Skills

  • BA/BS degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Agricultural, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution is required 
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience supporting machining operations; or equivalent combination of experience and training 
  • Strong communication skills (from plant floor personnel through company management)
  • Demonstrates computer skills in the following areas: CAD/CAM, PLC programming, Microsoft suite, database knowledge, Simulation software, BASIC programming language
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines