• Manufacturing Engineering Assistant

    Posted: 09/21/2021

    Milwaukee Valve Company is looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Assistant to join our Prairie Du Sac, WI team in Department 761. This is a first shift position with regular office hours, Monday through Friday

    *This position is eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus after successful completion of the orientation period.*


    Summary – As directed by the Manufacturing Engineering Manager or designee, the Manufacturing Engineering Assistant’s (M.E. Assistant) duties and responsibilities include:

    • Assisting with project management, including using project management software and M.E. Requests to track progress and help highlight upcoming targets for the M.E. Group.
    • Assist in working with our vendors and tool room to obtain quotes and other data to help make the decision to outsource or insource jobs.  
    • Maintains and updates the plant layout as required.
    • Assists M.E. with design, implementation and troubleshooting of tooling, manufacturing processes and equipment.
    • Helps to maintain data in databases used by the M.E. group including those tracking tooling, inventory, and documentation.
    • Assists in maintaining tooling inventory and helps administrate tooling inventory software and hardware.
    • Attends training as required and assists in training users in proper use of M.E. procedures and software.

    Other duties may be assigned.

    A candidate for this position should display the following qualities:

    • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; is inquisitive, logical, and detail-orientated.
    • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations.
    • Creative – Generates creative solutions and can put them into practice.
    • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; able to communicate complex ideas effectively.
    • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; uses proper spelling and grammar; able to communicate complex ideas effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
    • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness in the completion of duties.
    • Cost consciousness – Works within approved budget, develops and implements cost-saving methods, contributes to profits and revenue and conserves company resources.
    • Dependability – Punctual; keeps commitments, follows through, and takes responsibility for actions; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
    • Teamwork – works well and gets along with others.
    • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

    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.

    Education and/or Experience – Associates degree in manufacturing/mechanical/industrial related field; or 2 years related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively communicate and present information with groups of managers, clients, and customers.

    Mathematical Skills – Competency in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

    Reasoning Ability – Ability to solve practical problems and to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

    Computer Skills – Knowledge of and proficiency with CAD/CAM and Microsoft software as well as ability to learn and demonstrate competency in software required for this position.

    Physical Demands – The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and to talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit for long periods of time.

    Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne debris.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Milwaukee Valve is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in any employment decision because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal or local laws.