Manufacturing Process Engineer


Princeton, IL

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

Manufacturing Process Engineer

The responsibility of the Manufacturing Process Engineer is the tactical and strategic management of all engineering activities related to the assigned production team. The Manufacturing Engineer reports to the Process Engineering Manager. Primary Goals of this position include:

  • Tactical Execution – Manage the effective prioritization and resourcing for completion of projects, and problem-solving efforts, to improve safety, product quality, productivity and on time delivery

  • Strategic Growth - Drive continuous improvement in all systems and processes through the use of our problem-solving process

  • People Development – Provide the opportunities for yourself, and your team members to learn and grow daily

What You Will Do:

  • Design, run, test and upgrade existing and new production processes

  • Analyze proposed changes for manufacturing impact and feasibility.

  • Develop and maintains all process documentation (i.e. routings, standard work, work instructions, setup sheets, time studies etc.) to ensure accuracy.

  • Acts as a project manager on projects initiating, planning, scheduling, and coordinating the overall project and design

  • Confers with vendors to determine specifications of products, arrange equipment, and purchase material and parts.

  • Partners with all other functional groups to create a successful work environment that thrives on collaboration, process creation and adherence

  • Ensure engineering solutions meet requirements for safety, cost, time, and quality

  • Evaluating processes and equipment to ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations

  • Manage multiple projects / assignments simultaneously while meeting deadlines

  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, workflow, and design layouts of equipment for maximum efficiency

  • Communicates manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, or other information to facilitate production processes.

  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

  • Use structured problem-solving approaches, Statistical Process Control, Lean Manufacturing, Root Cause Analysis and Design of Experiment methods to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • Attend training opportunities deemed necessary by management

What You Will Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, or related field

  • Leadership skills sufficient to effectively manage teams in completing and executing projects

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Creo, MS Office Suite (excel, project, word, power point).

  • Organized and attentive to detail

  • Mechanical and process design expertise in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and in independent situations, while maintaining strong work relationships

  • Effective listening, time management and creative problem-solving techniques

  • Desire to work hands on with projects and equipment

  • Solid written and verbal communication as well as conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to assess risks/issues and make decisions, acting with a sense of urgency

  • Strong critical thinking skills including using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems

  • Prioritize multiple projects and assignments to focus on the biggest business impact

  • Project Management skills (budgeting, action lists, etc.)

  • Understanding of Statistical Process Control, Lean Manufacturing, Root Cause Analysis, Design of Experiments.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and perform from various documents, including method sheets, assembly drawings, production reports, safety rules, blueprints, printed shop schedules, Kanban cards/boards, operating maintenance instruction and procedure manuals, etc.

  • Knowledge in robot, CNC and/or PLC programming is a plus

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:

  • You are seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there’s plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, “this is your business, run with it”.

  • You value personal well-being and balance, because we do too!

  • You’re looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.

  • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

What You’ll Get from Us:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you “be safe, be healthy”

  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work

  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can “serve others, not yourself”

  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths testing and coaching

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we’re required to, but because it’s the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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