Manufacturing Engineer

Sparks, Nevada, United Statesthyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA)

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Engineering and Site Operations
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
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Job number:US_RS_03877
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Your responsibilities

The Manufacturing Engineer is a multi-functional position focused on improving the safety, quality, and efficiency of our manufacturing operations. Responsibilities include preparing cost estimates, investigating and implementing improvements to existing manufacturing processes, troubleshooting of processes, supporting equipment qualification, reverse engineering of components. This position will have no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same
  • Preparation of cost estimates
  • Assists with reverse engineering of components
  • Participates with investigations and implementations of continuous improvement projects for manufacturing processes concentrating in areas of equipment and processing
  • Interfaces with all personnel to assure timely production support
  • Optimizes manufacturing processes including production flow, machining/assembly methods, manning plan, tooling and production equipment for better safety, quality and efficiency
  • Develops, maintains, and continuously improves standardized operating instructions
  • Plans and implements workplace layouts to optimize process, material flow, and efficiency
  • Maintains and analyzes technical KPIs, performs root cause analysis on production down events, and provides recommendations on productivity improvements
  • Infrequent travel to customer sites and other thyssenkrupp locations
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Your profile


  • Bachelor of Science Engineering degree. Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing engineering experience with knowledge of machining and welding processes
  • Working knowledge of 2D & 3D CAD software
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one & small group situations to customers, clients, & others
  • Proven ability to read and interpret specifications, drawings, and industry standards
  • Self-starter and able to work without day-to-day direction
  • Some project management skills with proven ability to plan, monitor, and control a project from start to finish ensuring everyone meets their deadlines
  • Solid interpersonal and teamwork skills; yet, able to perceive needs and work independently
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems with data-driven approach and root cause analysis skill
  • Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behaviors in all activities; maintains accountability
  • Strong attention to detail with well-developed organizational and communication skills
  • Proven experience developing work processes to improve outcomes for the team/customers

Your benefits

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions recognizes and appreciates the exceptional quality of its employees. We are proud to offer challenging jobs with competitive benefits. Employees of tkIS USA receive a variety of financial and personal job benefits. The suite of benefits offered is meant as a supplement to your financial package and adds to your total compensation. Below is a brief summary of benefits which are available to all fulltime employees:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance - Company Paid
  • STD/LTD - Company Paid
  • FSA & HSA
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Critical Illness
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Roth IRA
  • Supplemental Life & ADD
  • Paid Time Off (25 days per year)
  • Paid Holidays


If you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link:  California Job Applicant Notice of Collection

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly


Polysius specializes in the design and construction of turnkey cement plants. We support cement manufacturers around the world with an extensive portfolio of products and services and sustainable solutions based on more than 150 years of expertise and experience. Our plants and machines use state-of-the-art production processes to conserve resources, minimize environmental impact and deliver maximum performance and efficiency.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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