JBT Corporation

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Madera
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/18/2017 4:01 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Manufacturing Support & Management



Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated machining systems to optimize and improve industrial production processes including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination. Must use CAD(2D & 3D)/CAM software to program various workcenters.




Duties and Responsibilities

Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators

Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors

Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout

Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes

Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements

Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests

Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations

Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data

Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities

Develop manufacturing methods for improving utilization standards and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization

Determine best processess, tools, sequences and techniques to ensure on-time delivery of low cost, quality prducts to customers

Create routings, establish time standards, determine material usage requirements, and create CNC programs for manufactured parts/components

Research material, labor and overhead requirements to provide cost estimates for parts, processes and projects

Provide technical input and manufacturing requirements to Design Engineers on new and existing products

Research, analyze, justify and implement capital equipment, software, hardware and special projects as required

Provide technical expertise to ensure continued site authorization to construct and repair ASME Code pressure vessels. Maintain ASME Quality Manual.  Coordinate and conduct third party audits for renewal of Code and Repair stamps.  Qualify welding procedures and personnel and specify welding procedures for pressure vessel construction and repair

Manage CAM and DNC systems to ensure the integrity of Madera’s CNC part program database

Develop technical computing capabilities and tools to support E-Business activities

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed



  • BS degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology or equivalent trade experience in Machining and CNC Machine programming and operation required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience is preferred
  • Critical Thinking – Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Complex Problem Solving – Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions while dealing with several issues at once, from workers’ safety to quality assurance
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Computer Skills – Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, ERP applications, and Create coherent documentation, for other professionals or for reference, clearly explaining the thought process behind the information
  • Lean Manufacturing Concepts – Trained or familiar in Lean Manufacturing & 5S methodology
  • Drawing Literacy – Understand drawing layout schemes and protocols including views, sections, tolerances, symbols, notes, etc.
  • Math Skills – Use the principles of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and other topics in mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting
  • Teamwork – Work with other professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds to serve as a bridge between the technical and business sides of the organization


Approximately 60 percent (60%) of all work is performed in an office setting, 30 percent (30%) on shop floor, and 10 percent (10%) at supplier worksites. Occasional travel (including international) depending on business needs. At times, weekend and off-hour work will be required to support customer and business needs



  • The work environment and physical demands 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.
  • Spends 100% of time in shop environment. Exposure to occasional high noise levels. May work with high-pressure equipment and chemicals. May be subject to inclement weather conditions.
  • Physical demands include ability to bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, reach above shoulders, walk and lift up to 50 pounds throughout the shift. May carry materials up to 50 pounds for distances up to 20’.  


It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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