Wahl Clipper Corporation
  • 18-Sep-2019 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Sterling, IL, USA
  • Full Time


The Manufacturing Engineer works to develop and implement process improvements, identifies and makes design modifications, identifies cost savings opportunities, quality improvements and provides technical support to manufacturing operations.



  • The Manufacturing Engineer works with confidential information relative to manufacturing operations and development activities.  Evaluates manufacturing processes applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials.
  • The individual will stay abreast of technological advances and industry practices as they relate to daily operations.  Identifies potential cost savings on materials used, quality improvements and productivity improvements on products.  Determines methods for realizing those savings/improvements and implements processes to capture them.
  • Works directly with equipment manufacturers.  Specify tools and systems that best address needs, evaluate competitive offerings, make recommendations for purchase, generates requisition documentation and secure systems that meet standards and requirements for manufacturability.
  • Troubleshoots existing equipment and systems, making necessary adjustments to optimize outputs and safeguard product integrity, may replace and repair worn or malfunctioning components.
  • May provide technical support and work with the operators to become proficient in any manufacturing process changes.  
  • Identify product design changes that will improve the performance of the product and/or aid in manufacturability.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.  


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field of study required. Equivalent experience will be considered (5 years' experience in Manufacturing Engineering role).
  • 2-3 years technical engineering experience
  • 3-D modeling/CAD experience required
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to model the company's values of respect for people, teamwork, and continuous improvement

Wahl Clipper Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Wahl does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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