Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

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Thomson Industries
Marengo, IL, United States

Phone: 815-510-0838
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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer


Marengo, IL 


86,949- 96,599

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Job Description

Picture yourself at Thomson.

For more than 75 years, Thomson has been a leader in the mechanical motion technology industry, designing, manufacturing, and marketing products highlighted by globally trusted brand names and innovative technologies.

At the core of our success has always been smart, creative, and determined people, coming together from diverse backgrounds with tremendous experience and unique abilities. Today, this rings true more than ever for our 1,700+ employees at facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia.

We offer a diverse and collaborative work environment that provides opportunities for our associates to succeed at work, at home, and within our communities. The Thomson culture is characterized by ambitious goal setting, continuous improvement, and opportunities for team and individual achievement. We are committed to your career growth by coaching, developing, and building the confidence of those that aspire to a higher level of professional challenge.

We invite you to explore the opportunity of advancing your career with Thomson. For more information about us, visit


The Advanced Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development, production, and release of new products. This person will also oversee growing our Global Innovation Library with their unique perspectives on best practices for manufacturing Thomson products. This position is perfect for an individual passionate about continuous improvement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operational readiness of new product releases.
  • Delivering results that are aligned with the TG2 contract (product and project cost, launch OTD and quality metrics
  • Cell development for new products, including layout, design of assembly fixtures and processes
  • Support definition of CTQ’s for parts, assemblies, and processes
  • Coordinate CAPEX requirements and support CAR for new equipment purchases
  • Support FPQP process: Producibility reviews & process capability studies with strong input into supplier selection
  • Develop best practices for manufacturability across Thomson product lines and document them in the Global Innovation Library (GIL)
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Representative Decisions

  • Strong influence on:
    • Cell design, layout, and equipment selection
    • Supplier selection for components, tools, and equipment
    • Test stand architecture strategy for new products in development

Expected Outcomes

  • Launch OTD to TG2 contract
  • Product and project cost to TG2 contract
  • IPPM and EPPM of new product releases that favorably impact Thomson averages
  • PFMEA’s burn down of RPN’s to < 100
  • Strong followership and respect of NPD and operations team members which enables seamless transfer of ownership during and after launch phase


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing) AND 5 years of experience
  • Excel, PPT and Project Management tools (Wrike a +)
  • CAD software (CREO preferred)
  • Proficiency in reading engineering drawings & geometric tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Lean manufacturing tools (VSM, VRK, 5S, STD Work, 6 sigma)
  • Proficiency in leading and maintaining PFMEA’s
  • Knowledge & use of measurement equipment
  • Cost estimating
  • Knowledge of electromechanical assemblies (motors & sensors a +)
  • Proficiency in manufacturing processes (CNC machining, metal forming, heat treatment and assembly)

What We Do For You

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k Retirement Plan and Profit Sharing
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Regal Rexnord Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Regal Rexnord Company."" Regal Rexnord and all Regal Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.