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Manufacturing Engineer


PDS Tech Commercial Inc, is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer in Lenexa, KS. In this position you will be applying concepts, techniques, analysis, and decision tools to promote and implement changes in manufacturing operations, as well as checking manufacturability of existing products and implements manufacturing processes and changes to improve products and reduce costs.


Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Job Type: Full time; Consultant (6 Months)

Location: Lenexa, KS 66219

Schedule:  Monday to Friday; 8am to 3pm

Pay Rate: $43 per hour



  • Use DFM Techniques to assist Product Engineering on the development of new products and the redesign of existing products.

  • Develops routings and labor standards and updates the ERP System.

  • Writes and/or modifies manufacturing work instructions and acceptance test procedures.

  • Plans the sequence of operations and procedures and documents manufacturing standard work and routing.

  • Designs systems, processes and equipment to increase efficiency, decrease costs, and improve the quality and reliability of product.

  • Design tools and fixtures for production and acceptance testing.

  • Designs and modifies small cell or simple assembly lines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.

  • Designs and implements complex manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control to ensure compliance and effective production.

  • Improve facilities layout of production floor space to establish maximum utilization of equipment considering economic factors, process flow, and operator efficiency and comfort.

  • Monitors and ensures mandatory modifications, programs, and bulletins are incorporated or complied with, as required by the customer and the applicable regulatory requirements, to ensure legal compliance and adherence to quality standards.

  • Identifies opportunities or implements changes, on a need basis, to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts to optimize productivity and ensure optimal use of resources.

  • Audits manufacturability of existing products, and recommends modifications or adaptations to address quality, customer, product, or productivity constraints.

  • Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over applicable variables; and services, troubleshoots and solves production process problems with processes or equipment already in operation.

  • Conducts analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment to diagnose failures.

  • Analyze customer returns for root cause and leads corrective action efforts in cooperation with Product Engineering.

  • Develops and updates PFMEAs.

  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control through the application of Lean principles.

  • Prepare cost estimates for proposed projects and provide cost benefit analysis by evaluating cost factors and schedules. Plan, execute, and document engineering economic challenges.

  • Maintain awareness of start-of-the-art technology and the applicability of how it can be leveraged to improve the Company's competitive position in the assigned area.

  • Develop tools that enable manufacturing, aid process improvement or address safety concerns.

  • Research new processes, methods, and equipment and make recommendations to achieve continuous improvement in assigned areas of the factory.

  • Design, develop, and improve station loading/line balancing.

  • Create and maintain a factory staffing plan based on sales demand.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Industrial Engineering

  • 2+ years' experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Firm understanding of DFM Techniques

  • ERP System Experience

  • AutoCad 2D experience is required

  • Must have strong analytical and mechanical troubleshooting skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Fluid Power and Mechanical Systems, and Lean Manufacturing Principles

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and technical data

  • Lean Manufacturing experience

  • Siemens NX experience

Pay Details: $43.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2222024
Job Location: Lenexa, KS
Rate: 43
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 02/07/2024
Last Updated: 02/21/2024
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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