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Manufacturing Engineer

Norfolk, VA

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Manufacturing Engineer


Remedy Professional Placement is seeking a motivated, driven Manufacturing Engineer for their innovative manufacturing client in Norfolk, VA.  The successful candidate will be a person with a degree in manufacturing, industrial or equivalent engineering degree that is looking for a hands-on engineering career opportunity with an innovative, growing company. If you have experience with small machines, mechanical and electrical aptitude, this could be a great career opportunity for you.

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible to work with manufacturing operations to optimize production, create standardized work, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. The Manufacturing Engineer will also work with the design engineering team performing engineering duties in planning, designing tools and other mechanically functioning equipment.  A background working with small machines with mechanical and electrical capabilities.


  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
  • Develop the structural design of products using drafting tools or computer-assisted design (CAD) or drafting equipment and software.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Responsible to apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes and production standards.
  • Coordinate quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost.
  • Design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, CAD experience a plus
  • Communicate with management and team assemblers to develop production and design standards.
  • Record or oversee recording of information to ensure accuracy of engineering drawings and documentation of production problems.

Education/Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or related scientific field
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Mechanical capabilities and electrical capabilities
  • Hands on experience with small machines
  • Automotive industry experience a plus

Physical Demands:

Hands on engineering position; While perform the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Excellent planning, organizational, and analytical skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication abilities.

Strong multi-tasking skills. Comfortable working on several projects simultaneously.

Strong understanding of manufacturing procedures and processes.

Ability to create clear and concise drawings and assembly instructions.

Strong computer experience using spreadsheet, word processing, and statistical software.

Self-disciplined individual with strong work ethic.

Ability to identify problems and offer real world resolutions within constrained timelines.

Having a sense of urgency, without overlooking critical details.


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