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Manufacturing Engineer II

High Point, NC


Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer 2 (ME2) is responsible for ensuring efficient Methods of Manufacture (MoM’s), Lean Manufacturing improvements and Standardized Work Instructions are implemented. The ME2 promotes a lean manufacturing culture and works on improving the efficiency of processes.

Minimum Qualifications: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills):

  • BS in Engineering - preferably Industrial or Mechanical

  • 4+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Lean/Continuous Improvement manufacturing experience – Green Belt Certification is desired.

  • Experience in the assembly of generator sets, switchgear, and/or metal fabrication equipment is desired.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills – using Engineering experience and techniques.

  • Production shop floor experience.

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills during the resolution of assembly problems with production team members.

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications, CAD systems, data analysis, database systems.

  • Strong understanding of flow diagrams/charts, VSM, PFMAs, layout design.

  • Results-oriented, able to maintain positive relationships with all levels of staff, be a team player, and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work cross functionally and be able to collaborate across different departments within the organization.

  • Assist with Production’s Gemba Boards: metrics, development, train, Gemba walks.

  • Manufacturing Shop Floor 5s Efforts.

  • Creation and improvement of processes: Standard, Work, SOPs, Work Instructions, Flow Charts. Perform time studies as needed.

  • Perform data analysis to identify waste and/or bottlenecks in processes.

  • Lead Lean Workshops such as Kaizen Events, VSM, Process Mapping.

  • Design Work Center Layout: optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel and equipment.

  • Support BOM Setup: Product Structure, Routings.

  • Capacity analysis, material flow improvement, Pacing Charts, MoM.

  • Work with the Material Planner for improving material flow. For example: incorporating Kanban, Point of Use, etc.

  • Work with METs to assist in product related improvements: DFMA, machine capabilities, tool aids, Poka Yoke.

  • Provide support to the shop floor on all manufacturing processes.

  • Work to provide solutions to leadership when presented with manufacturing concerns.

  • Promote a lean manufacturing culture.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • 50% seated desk and computer work. 50% walking and standing – shop floor.

  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

    About Us:

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

Join Our Power Team!

We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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