Manufacturing Engineer

The Volvo Penta vision is to be the world leader in sustainable power solutions, and world-leading supplier of engines and complete powers systems for marine and industrial applications. We have a history of innovation and enjoy strong market positions based on our current product and service offer with customers in over 130 countries around the world. Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications – both at land and sea. Our Lexington, Tennessee facility provides subassembly for our Marine Leisure Gas and Industrial Diesel engines.
We are now looking for a Manufacturing Engineer-Machining to join our amazing team in Lexington, Tennessee.
What is the Job?
In this role, you will be responsible analyzing and evaluating manufacturing methods, labor content, work standards, tooling, equipment and machinery utilized in order to recommend and implement process changes needed to support efficient production activities. Some of your core responsibilities will include:
  • Evaluating production requirements and developing lean manufacturing methods and systems to meet those obligations.
  • Generation and verification of computer numerical control machining programs in EIA, Mazatrol, and using CAM software.
  • Initiating start-up of new manufacturing processes in the Lexington facility from concept to start of production.
  • Evaluating and implementing changes in workplace layouts, methods, fixtures and tools to reduce time, eliminate hazards, improve workflow, implement design changes and/or provide cost reduction.
  • Assisting in preparing justification for purchase of tooling and equipment.
  • Assisting in planning, preparing of routings and acquisition of tooling and equipment for new products or models.
  • Designing and implementing quality assurance systems and procedures for production gaging, tool wear, machine capability and statistical analysis.
  • Preparing and maintaining job work instructions, tool specification and assist in operator training.
  • Providing and maintaining department/plant lay-outs in AutoCAD.

As a Manufacturing Engineer-Machining, you will be afforded the opportunity to work with some exceptionally skilled colleagues and experience some truly exciting challenges that will benefit you both professionally and personally.
Are you organized and great with details? You may have what it takes for this opportunity…
To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent project and process management skills, as well as a basic understanding of all modern production processes and materials. In addition, excellent communication and presentation skills are necessary as is the need for fluency in speaking and writing English in order to communicate successfully with internal and external stakeholders at different levels of the organization.
We are looking for someone that has both exceptional knowledge and experience with multiple CNC lathe, as well as vertical and horizontal machining centers. It also helps if you have a working knowledge of tooling fixtures and mathematical equations.
This position requires a higher level of education so we’re looking to bring aboard someone who has a 4-year degree in engineering or related field. We also require 1-3 years of experience in CNC programming experience, and as a MUST you need to be proficient in reading drawings, GD&T and layout procedures.
Are you ready to join a team?
We were recently awarded “A Great Place to Work” certification and our employees can attest that Volvo Penta is a great place to work! We experience relationships built on trust and respect, change and innovation, passion, exceptional performance, and a strong commitment to customer success!
If you are interested in being part of a team focused on innovation and success, and feel that this opportunity is for you, we invite you to apply to become a Manufacturing Engineer-Machining with our team. We look forward to meeting you!
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V

O nas

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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