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Manufacturing Engineer


Organization Profile

DwyerOmega is a globally trusted leader in manufacturing innovative instrumentation solutions for the Process Measurement, Automation, Control and HVAC markets. With very strong brand recognition and high levels of customer loyalty, DwyerOmega has an unmatched reputation for providing customized solutions that meet and exceed customer needs. Our team of engineering experts help our customers select technical, and often configured, product solutions for their unique applications.

The company offers over 300,000 state-of-the-art products for process measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH, conductivity, and indoor air quality, and is a recognized global leader in the digital marketing of technical products. The products that we manufacture are used to control and drive process efficiency, creating safe and sustainable environments.

At DwyerOmega, we enable our customers to improve the world – one measurement at a time. We achieve this through our unwavering commitment to technology, customer service, and overall continuous improvement. Every day, we strive to cultivate a culture of ingenuity, empowerment, accountability, adaptability, and speed.

The company’s corporate headquarters are based in Michigan City, Indiana, and Norwalk, CT with manufacturing locations and sales offices located throughout the world.

Job Overview

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Works with Value Stream team to identify and apply continuous improvement methods to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness
  • Designs, develops, tests or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery, and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Supports senior engineers in research, design and development of manufacturing processes including welding schedules, production flow, assembly methods, production equipment and machining.
  • Project management of identified capital equipment projects
  • Applies failure analysis to determine root causes of problems and failures and develops solutions or recommends changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods.
  • Evaluates equipment requirements, performs cost analyses, and proposals for integrating machinery and equipment into manufacturing process.
  • Coordinates all pre-production activities including sample evaluation, design qualification and prototype production.
  • Provides documentation and detailed drawings for manufacturing and assembly of materials, assemblies, and finished products.
  • Prepares documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures. 
  • Proficient with design software to perform engineering and design tasks.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of best practice Lean vision, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
  • Assist technicians and/or maintenance with troubleshooting, building and/or assembly of various machines and equipment as necessary.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience with and knowledge of solid modeling, SolidWorks or AutoCAD engineering design software, and engineering materials and their properties.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Communication Skills – The ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with all levels of supervision on the status of jobs.
  • Complex Problem Solving – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Engineering and Technology – Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Systems Analysis – Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Troubleshooting – Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it


Education and/or Experience:  

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 years relevant manufacturing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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