Manufacturing Engineer

Johnson Controls

Geneva, AL

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A day in the life: Engineering:

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid vacation/holidays/sick time

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care

  • On the job/cross training and promotional opportunities

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

This position will not offer visa sponsorship now or in the future.

What you will do

The Manufacturing Engineer plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes, maintenance activities in plant by performing the following duties: You will perform conventional, less complex manufacturing engineering assignments that involve developing and improving engineering processes and systems (including advanced) associated with the production of the organization's products, coordinate the maintenance department for plant support.

How you will do it

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.

  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

  • Develop and recommend short and long-range goals and objectives for Lean Manufacturing.

  • Evaluate current manufacturing systems to determine areas for improvement and recommend implementation schedule.

  • Maintain current knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies, prepare capital request, cost justifications to support recommendations.

  • Prioritize and implement schedules for assigned projects using appropriate planning methods and facilitate project implementation.

  • Serve a facilitator coach for teams during Kaizen events and follow up to assist supervisors to sustain work improvement.

  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.

  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.

  • Create Investment Project Proposals (IPP) for the purchase of new equipment and facility improvements. The IPP process includes calculating the cost of new equipment and justifying the purchase by calculating savings and efficiency.

  • In a formal written document estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

  • Resolves deviation reports concerning product or material with plant personnel including maintenance personnel to direct equipment adjustments.

  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

  • Distributes product/part drawings to appropriate plant personnel.

  • Review maintenance activities to coordinate the preventive maintenance and implementation of TPM.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering / Industrial Engineering / Mechanical Engineering, or related field from a four-year college or university.

  • Internship, co-op, or collegiate experience OR 1-3 years of industry experience within manufacturing (

  • Experience in productivity (industry, collegiate projects, internships OR industry experience)

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes in a sheet metal/extruded aluminum environment.

  • Required knowledge of MS office and AutoCAD


  • Prefer knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and a proven track record with application.

  • MS PowerPoint and MS Access experience a plus.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.