JBT Corporation

  • Manufacturing Engineer II

    Job Locations US-CA-Madera
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/12/2018 10:25 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing Engineering
  • Overview

    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


    Training Requirements

    ASME section VIII, and IX training, ASME Membership, Certified Welder


    Relationship Responsibilities

    Engineering Department: To better understand design intent to effectively communicate machining methods and costs and to offer productive feedback

    Production: To understand and communicate efficient production processes and procedures

    Quality: as it relates to ASME inspection, and auditors

    Purchasing: To properly communicate the production needs of the organization while ensuring effective interaction with vendors

    Vendors: To verify and validate required parts, equipment and product performance



    Work Environment

    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


    Physical Demands

    • 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’.  

    Major 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

    Maintains a Working knowledge of the requirements of the applicable section of the ASME Code or ASME Standard for the appropriate application

    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 of ASME regulations by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional membership

    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 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

    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, Industrial Technology or equivalent trade experience in Manufacturing.
    • Minimum of 5years of experience, 5-8 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


    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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