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Manufacturing Engineer

Bell & Associates

Manufacturing Engineer – $100 – $120k

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer – $120-140k

Aerospace experience required

Nashville, TN – relocation assistance available

Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client find their next Sr. Manufacturing Engineer. The Engineer works to improve manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement, and efficiency by performing various analyses of production processes and operational procedures including:

  • Developing, evaluating, and improving manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Assisting with failure analysis, troubleshooting, rework/repair of non-conforming manufactured product to determine root cause.
  • He/she confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes including estimating production times, staffing requirements, and related costs.
  • The Manufacturing Engineer coordinates with R&D concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods. He/she analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • When needed the Engineer designs, develops, modifies, and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery, fixtures, and equipment to ensure efficient production methods and installs and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time following the established validation procedure.
  • The position is responsible for scheduling and documenting the completion of routine maintenance on applicable manufacturing and test equipment.
  • The Manufacturing Engineer assist with hands on training of manufacturing employees on new product launches, tooling, equipment, and process revisions; he/she coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, determining the sequence of the build, optimizing process flow, training staff, troubleshooting and evaluating results.
  • The position is responsible for completing time studies to quantify processing times and identify areas for process improvements and for developing data measures and standards which increase efficiencies and productivity.
  • The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for performing tests, gathering data, and writing results/reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • 5 years of experience with machining in same or related shop environment (Required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering science or related degree

Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America –


Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas – Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management. We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.

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