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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Rockwell Automation
Location: Mequon
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world's manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 25,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers - amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility - our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.

We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that's you we would love to have you join us!

Job Description

Who is Rockwell:

Do you want to make a difference in the world? At Rockwell Automation you can do just that and more. Rockwell is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and sustainable. Rockwell was recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2020. We place a high value on integrity which fosters an environment where all employees can and want to do their best work.

To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, please visit

What Rockwell Brings to You:

Rockwell cares about our employees and our benefits package is just one way we support you. Rockwell provides options for medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan including company match, generous vacation allowances, and many more options available. To learn more about our Benefits Package, please visit

What Rockwell Needs from You:

We need a diverse workforce to do our best work. We need the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers, and everything in between. That is where you come in. We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer in our Mequon, WI location.

Job Summary:

Develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products. Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

This position is responsible for responding to manufacturing problems by investigating and resolving such problems to assure a continuing flow of production. Complete process ownership for all aspects of assigned manufacturing processes including managing projects proficiently, efficiently, and with full accountability for project results is required.

This position is also responsible for process improvement efforts, including identifying core value-adding processes and maximizing their performance and productivity while integrating and streamlining processes throughout the supply chain and ensuring adoption of best maximum efficiency. Providing continuing product engineering through the initiation of improvements in systems and procedures, and initiation of new designs in support of an existing product and resolving of problems in performance, quality by design changes or complete redesign when necessary is required. Assisting in the introduction of new products through tooling and production equipment, bill of materials, structuring manufacturing instructions and other documentation may be required. This work requires attention to detail and taking actions with minimal direction which may encompass but not limited to the following:

  • Develop, standardize, implement, maintain, and govern manufacturing processes across manufacturing plants
  • Provide recommendations, requirements, and justifications to support investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies
  • Assist with the implementation of IT security and business productivity initiatives in the manufacturing plant
  • Provide design input and execution support for the development and deployment of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and information management systems in the plants
  • Participate in new product and process design reviews for New Product Introduction (NPI) and Continuation Engineering projects
  • Participate in Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design For Assembly (DFA), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) analyses
  • Participate in, projects that will enable the plant to meet annual productivity goals and reduce/eliminate safety and ergonomic risk in the manufacturing work environment
  • Support justification for capital requests. Identify assembly equipment, tooling, and fixture requirements
  • Participate in the procurement, installation, and validation activities
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, to a broad audience of varying technical and cultural backgrounds
  • Collaborate with others from within and outside of the Operations group to achieve common objectives
  • Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Capability for MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and Microsoft Outlook
    • Ability to be self-directing, manage time and priorities effectively, take initiative, exercise good judgment and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
    • Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and collaboration skills
    • Interest and ability to thrive in a high energy team environment with strong aptitude for interaction
      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Typically requires 2+ years of related professional experience
        • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
        • Experience with Project Management, Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA),
        • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma tools and methodologies

          This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation.


          We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

          If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.

Keywords: Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Mequon, Wisconsin

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