Manufacturing Engineer II

Reference Number: dxiengmanuII
Location: Chesapeake, VA

For over 50 years our client has been a leader in their industry.  They are in search of a Manufacturing Engineer II for the Chesapeake, Virginia area.

Job Duties:

  • CNC Programming (G & M Code) for machining cells (turning, milling, drilling & reaming, precision welding, bending, forming, and sheet metal fabrication).
  • Prepare and maintain detailed Process Sheets, Process Maps, Standard Operating Procedures and Poke-Yoke systems.
  • Design Jigs & Fixtures for Machine tools; Research work holding solutions that reduce setup times and eliminate rework.
  • Work closely with Machine shop supervisors, quality assurance, and maintenance personnel to proactively prevent problems with machining cells and tooling/fixtures.
  • Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times
  • Use SPC techniques and systematic Problem Solving methods as required to analyze data and ensure efficient production methods and quality results. Conduct time studies to analyze processes & validate recommended process changes.
  • Actively champion & maintain a culture of 5S (Sort, Set and Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain) in the machine shop.
  • Design, Introduce and Maintain Lean Manufacturing practices such as Single Piece flow systems, Perfect First pass yield, Automation & Visual factory.
  • Analyze and design Lean Machining cells using effective systems and simulation tools to optimize the use of space, equipment, tools, material and personnel. Increase productivity, eliminate waste and influence new designs to minimize overall cost of operation.
  • Research emerging/advanced manufacturing technologies that could increase operational efficiency in the Machine Shop.
  • Direct & manage planning, execution & closeout of medium size (up to $1 Million) Manufacturing projects.
  • Be a resource to other company projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineer
  • 8 years' experience as CNC Programmer
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Experience in Statistical Process Control
  • Exposure to advanced manufacturing technologies such as Waterjet, Wire EDM, Laser, Robotics, Gear Manufacturing.