Manufacturing Engineer

Franklin, WI

Onsite  -  NON IT - Engineering  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-00644

Title: Manufacturing Engineer 
Location: Franklin, WI 
Duration: Direct Hire
Compensation: $90,000 – $100,000 + benefits
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Position Summary:
The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for design, planning and implementation of validated manufacturing systems, equipment and facilities improvements within an FDA / cGMP / OTC environment. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of mixing, compounding, filling and secondary packaging process and equipment. In addition, a proven track record of continuous improvement activities as a facilitator / leader in a cross functional team atmosphere. This position requires a hands on approach and supports cross functional activities within the entire organization including but not limited to: Production, NPD, Quality, Validation, Purchasing, Safety Facilities and Logistics.
Reports to: Sr. Engineering Manager

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Support new product development and launches from a Manufacturing/Process Engineering perspective:
  • Manufacturing Feasibility
  • Process Flow
  • New Equipment design & purchase
  • Equipment standards / vendor scorecard development
  • Process Instructions, training, labor evaluations and costing
  • Equipment validation support (IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • Line balance & optimization
  • Component specifications / standards
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Prioritize Department opportunities
  • Propose and justify capital improvements
  • Implement methods and line balance improvements
  • Lead cross functional improvement initiatives
  • Provide & implement cost savings ideas (qty tbd each year)
  • Component specification development and print creation.
  • Support Equipment improvement activities from Maintenance and Production.
  • Train Production and Technical support on applicable equipment/processes.
  • Capital expenditure support regarding scope, design, justification, budgeting, & implementation.
  • Investigate and resolve day-to-day manufacturing engineering related issues.
  • Production floor issues (supporting maintenance)
  • Supplier quality issues
  • Recommend and implement layout improvements for better material flow.
  • Support safety related improvements related to process/equipment.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned by supervisor.

Required Experience, Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated Continuous Improvement project experience as a leader and facilitator
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PPT
  • Project management experience team facilitator
  • Problem solving experience or training (8D, Six Sigma, DOE, SPC)
  • Lean manufacturing experience (Visual management, 5S, PDCA)
  • Continuous Improvement experience in Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience in OTC or FDA controlled environment
  • Experience with blending, filling, packaging, or automated equipment
  • Demonstrated proficiency using CAD software (AutoCad / Solid Works) highly desirable
  • PLC experience troubleshooting and program modification
  • Hands on fabrication ability

Educational Qualifications:

  • 4 yr Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Process Engineer degree and 2-3 or more years of applicable experience

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to bend or reach throughout the workday.
  • Employee must be able to sit for up to eight hours in a workday.
  • Ability to function in highly stressful situations.

Environmental Requirements:
This position is required to be onsite full time. The work environments described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job onsite. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.