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Manufacturing Engineers


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Direct Hire


Manufacturing Engineers

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STS Technical Services

STS Technical Services is hiring Manufacturing Engineers in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

Why Wacker Neuson?

Build your career with a leading global manufacturer of high quality construction equipment and compact construction machines. Enjoy the excitement of working for an organization that serves multiple industries, including construction, landscaping, agriculture, and architecture, as well as municipal bodies in applications such as roadbuilding, rail transport and recycling.

At Wacker Neuson, we believe in a culture of mutual respect and agility, built on the values and mindset of a family enterprise. Headquartered in Munich, Germany with our strategically located sales teams and international production sites, Wacker Neuson Group employs more than 5,500 people worldwide. There is plenty of opportunity for you to build your career with Wacker Neuson.

In the US, enjoy casual work attire with jeans all week, flexible and non-traditional work week schedules, health and well-being programs including an onsite gym at our Menomonee Falls location, and many competitive benefits that will get you excited to choose Wacker Neuson as your next employer.

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer’s primary role is to develop, implement, and improve the processes within the factory. This position provides a link between Design Engineering and the production floor by providing manufacturing expertise during concurrent development of new products and processing changes to existing products. Areas of focus may include Assembly, Fabrication, Weld, Machining, Paint or Facility projects. This position is responsible for maintaining production capability, improving quality, reducing cost, improving safety and maximizing throughout.

The progression to Manufacturing Engineer II comes with additional elements of leadership, use of advanced tool sets, and versatility within the departments. ME II will be responsible for leading projects with greater scope and responsibly while also playing a larger role in communication across team members and management.

Position Location: Menomonee Falls, WI

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Process Planning:

  • Plans, supports, and leads introduction of products to the manufacturing floor. Manages the integration of new product into existing lines with an understanding of new processes effect on line balance, pFMEA, and line efficiency.
  • Uses advanced understanding of Lean Concepts and continuous improvement needed for reduction of waste within manufacturing processes

Production Floor Support:

  • Leads, initiates, and executes problem solving methods that address systematic issues across one or more areas of responsibility. Expert use of A3, I5, and other Kaizen initiatives.
  • Capable of supporting numerous manufacturing processes with a deep understanding of the functionality within the areas, as well as opportunities for improvement. Versatile across many areas of focus (i.e. product lines, processes, and manufacturing functions)

Cost Savings / Quality Improvement:

  • Leads and initiates measures that mitigate risk within the manufacturing process. Includes actions such as pFMEA analysis, maintaining ISO compliance, and clear understanding of the quality networks that exist.

Concurrent Development:

  • Responsible for leading design responsibilities within a manufacturing process. This includes line / cell layout, part flow management, tooling needs, and management of the New Product Introduction standards.
  • Responsible for managing the Machine Build Milestone Approval document associated with launch projects.
  • Participates as the lead manufacturing liaison within Core Teams

Technical Development:

  • Creates value within the manufacturing process by realizing innovation through well rounded relationships with external vendors, industry experts, local, and peer groups within the Wacker Neuson Global teams.
  • Successfully searches out and justifies capital investments needed for manufacturing operations, with focus on ROI, cash flow, and integration of asset.
  • Builds and Standardizes system tools used to improve Key Performance Indicators for the shop floor.

General Support:

  • Serves as an expert within respective skill sets to other department’s needs. Used as a resource to the broader manufacturing team across different cells, and production lines.


  • Advanced understanding of human ergonomics within the industrial setting.
  • Provides analysis and leads associated improvements aimed at reducing critical safety risks with regards to ergonomics. Ability to apply these gains to broader set of operations as part of the PDCA Process.

Special Projects:

  • Leads projects relating to projects internal and external to direct responsibilities with sound project management


  • Provide leadership to a team of individuals internal or external to the department with guidance in his/her field of expertise.
  • Constructs meeting agendas, effectively leads meetings, and maintains action lists across team members

Qualifications / Prerequisites:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related Engineering program is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of related manufacturing experience. Five (5) years is preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills including CAD, Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Experience with Pro-E and ERP systems is preferred.

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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