Manufacturing Engineer

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United Gear & Assembly
Hudson, WI, United States

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Manufacturing Engineer


Hudson, WI 

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* $1,000 sign on bonus *
* $1,000 referral bonuses *

United Gear and Assembly, Inc. is a premier manufacturer and supplier of precision gears, shafts, and related assemblies to various global OEMs in construction, agriculture, transportation, automotive, defense, and other industries. Based out of Hudson, WI, we are vertically integrated with a broad range of capabilities encompassing Engineering, Manufacturing, Full Heat Treating and Assembly. With a reputation built on satisfying quality requirements, narrow shipping windows, responsiveness to customers needs and a competitive position in the global market, UGA has become a world-class supplier to the industry. United Gear & Assembly is ISO/TS16929:2009 registered and we combine our engineering expertise, industry and application knowledge with design and process collaboration, to bring our customers high quality, cost effective solutions, delivered on time.

United Gear & Assembly offers a generous benefits program, which includes; health, HRA, FSA, vision and dental insurance, 401k program with 4% company contribution, company paid short term disability and life insurance with additional elective life insurance available, paid vacation, 10 paid holidays and a profit sharing plan.


The manufacturing engineer should demonstrate the ability to design, implement, monitor and maintain manufacturing processes. Their aim is to achieve the most efficient, cost effective and high quality production possible.

Pivotal to the manufacturing process, the manufacturing engineer should have expertise in a range of different manufacturing technologies, computer, and management control systems. They apply such state-of-the art technology to meet increasingly competitive business needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist with engineering department activities and be able to carry out new procedures/programs.
  • Develop and maintain routing of operations for costing purposes and for the most effective method of part manufacture.
  • Have a broad knowledge of CNC equipment and programming knowledge.
  • Capable of programming CNC lathes and mills on multiple types of controllers.
  • Create and maintain a set of process prints specifying the dimensional requirements at each step in the process.
  • Completion of individual ECR’s as appointed by the Engineering Manager.
  • Provide cost of manufacturing estimates and technical assistance in quotation process when needed.
  • Recommend and design work holding to improve quality and efficiency of product.
  • Monitor profitability of existing jobs and offer ideas to help improve current processes.
  • Assist in specifying and selecting a variety of CNC and manual equipment for production and inspection.
  • Provide technical assistance to Production and trouble shoot problems.
  • Update plant layout as needed, design layouts for new equipment, creation of cells for common parts and improved throughput.


Other skills/abilities needed for this position:

  • strong technical knowledge and expertise;
  • an analytical approach to work;
  • an interest in technical processes;
  • good communication skills, both oral and written;
  • the ability to work affectively with a wide range of people in a team environment;
  • the ability to manage time effectively and have good organizational skills;


This job requires no supervisory responsibilities.


GibbsCAM or similar CAM software, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Windows, MS Excel, Word, Internet and E-Mail


BS in Engineering required or technical degree with 5 years minimum CNC programing experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulation. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


None required


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1st shift Monday through Friday

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