Manufacturing Engineering Technician I
Job Details
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Manufacturing Engineering Technician I

Under general supervision of the Operations Engineering and Planning Manager, the Manufacturing Engineering Technician I shall write product bills-of-materials (BOM) and production routing in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for a variety of make-to-stock, make-to-order, and custom-order items, and make necessary changes in those products and/or routings, as situations demand.
This position also monitors production progress, materials inventories, and other factors affecting schedules. Manage product revisions to ensure product structure integrity and availability for planning and scheduling.



• Investigate new product requirements in order to determine the complete Bill of Material (BOM) and routing required in order to ensure accurate labor and material planning for production.
• Add part numbers and work centers according to the established procedure.
• Participate in production and pre-production meetings regarding new product development and implementing changes to the BOMs and routings as required.
• Correct and update BOMs and routings revised via Engineering Change Notice ECR/ECN procedure. Store these ECR/ECNs in a file for future reference.
• Manage the engineering changes (ECR and ECN) system.
• Update/correct production bills and routings for product integrity and accuracy.
• Run and analyze Syspro structure validation and Lead Time updates.
• Determine the most practical/cost-efficient procedure to produce and package a new product, either APH’s or custom ordered.
• Maintain part masters, manufacturing work centers, machines and cycle times in the system.
• Routinely, decide on the best product structuring and routing procedure for new or revised products for the most efficient workflow of transactions and materials.
• Working with purchasing, planning and warehouse staff, deciding the best packaging and storage options by commonizing materials and calculating batch sizes, dunnage, etc.
• Diplomatically and effectively, interface with other departments to resolve product structures and routing problems.
• Utilize lean manufacturing concepts to reduce waste and improve productivity through process improvements.
• Partner closely with sourcing, engineering, R&D, manufacturing, receiving, and scheduling on projects as needed.
• Work with team members to maintain workload balances in the department.
• Foster and maintain a positive business relationship with internal customers.
• Participate in team activities for implementing lean practices.
• Serve on ERP improvement teams.
• Serve as a backup in the materials group.


• Bachelor degree preferred in manufacturing engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
• Possess technical skills and must have experience writing bills of materials (BOM) and manufacturing processes (Routings).
• Understanding of MRP, inventory and manufacturing methods.
• Skilled in providing solutions to complex challenges utilizing 8D problem solving or other techniques.
• Excellent skills in organizing, prioritizing, communication and technical writing.
• Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge of Syspro, SAP, Oracle or similar ERP is preferred.