• 24-May-2017 to 30-Sep-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


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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