• 24-May-2017 to 30-Aug-2017 (EST)
  • Trenton, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 6 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 4,000 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components, engineered plastics and linkage and suspension components for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.


MANUFACTURING ENGINEER-Plans, directs, and coordinates the manufacturing processes in the plant. He or she will collaborate with internal and outside partners to ensure production equipment issues are resolved in a thorough and timely manner.


  • Investigate and provide technical support for manufacturing problems.
  • Monitor production standards and investigate methods of improvement where standards are not being met.
  • Establish standard methods and processes for production of company product line including requirements for equipment, tooling, materials and processes.
  • Analyze and determine the tooling and process designs necessary to produce new parts within cost and quality specifications; provide product design and services as necessary.
  • Maximize efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment and production methods. Recommend alternative approaches for manufacturing methods, processes and equipment as necessary
  • Work with Design and Quality personnel on process and product quality improvements.
  • Develop work plans, track project status, and execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Follow all Safety, Environmental, and Quality policies and guidelines.
  • When required, represent company in industry standards groups, committees, and boards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are mandatory
  • Must be friendly, self-motivated team player and have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be articulate and willing to work in a fast-paced team environment

QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Possess analytical ability
  • Computer literate with strong spreadsheet analysis skills
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • Ability to work independently to achieve team goals



English is required. Ability to read, analyse, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, members of the business community, employees or managers. Ability to write complex and confidential correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to clients, public groups, boards of directors, employees, management.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to correctly add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions either furnished or created in written/oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in high stress situations. Detail oriented with multi-tasking abilities.


  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
  • Experience Level (8+ years' experience)
  • Computer proficiency in Solidworks, ANSYS and AutoCad
  • Solid background in structural, stress and fatigue analysis
  • Background in fiberglass manufacturing, rubber molding and extrusion preferred
  • Knowledge of epoxy desired
  • Experience in manufacturing electrical insulators, cutouts, and arresters desired
  • Demonstrated capabilities in root cause analysis
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing concepts Certification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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