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GA - Machining Engineer

Job Title:  Machining Engineer

Position Summary

  • Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment.
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of such equipment.
  • Create and revise processes and process controls as well as quality and quality instrumentation.

Essential Functions

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Use of drafting tools or computer-assisted design (CAD) or drafting equipment and software.
  • Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems and needs.
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.
  • Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
  • Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.
  • Develop, coordinate, and monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of product designs.
  • Estimate costs and submit engineering counter measure activity for gaps in part costs and prepare documents.
  • Perform personnel functions such as supervision of production workers, technicians, technologists and other engineers, or design of evaluation programs.
  • Provide technical customer service for new business.
  • Establish and coordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule, and supply of materials required to maintain machines and equipment in the prescribed condition.
  • Study industrial processes to determine where and how application of equipment can be made.
  • Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects.
  • Apply engineering principles and practices to emerging fields such as robotics and waste management.
  • Recommend Corrective action using quality tools such as 5W 2H ,5P SA or other as deemed necessary For items with a negative gap.


  • Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school)


  • Two to four years related experience

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Auto CAD
  • Solid Works – Preferred
  • ProE – Preferred

Certificates & Licenses

  • Will train if needed

Work Environment

  • Open Office Environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is rarely exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures.