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Manufacturing Engineer 2

Company: Leupold & Stevens
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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Manufacturing Engineer 2


Beaverton, OR

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Manufacturing Engineer 2

Please Refer to Req # 22-191

For over 100 years, we've manufactured innovative, battle-proven optics products for the world's most relentless hunters, shooters, law enforcement and military professionals. We design, build and test our best-in-class products with a single-minded focus - to make sure they'll perform forever.

At Leupold and Stevens we're American to the Core and passionate about what we do. We offer a friendly work environment where innovation, quality, and continuous improvement are our priorities, and where your ideas matter.

Our benefits package is amazing:

  • affordable health and dental insurance
  • a strong commitment to training and professional development including an internal skills development program for all manufacturing team members
  • a generous tuition reimbursement program
  • company contributions up to 8% of base pay into a 401K retirement account
  • profit sharing
  • and product discounts to name a few

    What You'll Be Doing as a Manufacturing Engineer:

    Provides intermediate level technical input and promotes use of proven design concepts in the design or re-design of manufacturing and assembly processes or components. Partners cross-functionally to identify and implement optimal solutions to address issues of moderate complexity related to product design, materials, manufacturing processes and tooling systems.


    • Consults on engineering projects related to new product introductions, product redesigns and process improvements. Projects are moderate in scope and complexity requiring an intermediate degree of evaluation, originality and ingenuity.
    • Independently researches, justifies and initiates designs for tooling, gauges, manufacturing and assembly systems of moderate complexity to ensure product quality, conformance to specifications and control of product/project costs and schedules.
    • Consults on and troubleshoots moderately complex production process problems requiring straightforward technical solutions for both internal and vendor supplied components/products.
    • Using standard and non-standard engineering techniques, partners with team members on applying state of the art technologies for manufacturing components, assembly processes, and Lean manufacturing assembly techniques.
    • Monitors the development of moderately complex new components or assemblies to ensure application of DFMA.
    • Using existing procedures, designs and develops moderately complex tools and fixtures to enhance manufacturing/assembly operations. Negotiates product component designs to accommodate cost effective technologies.
    • Provides support and guidance to Manufacturing Engineering Technicians in developing process and test criteria to for manufactured components and assembled products.
    • Creates and documents standard work process and procedures within the Manufacturing and Assembly areas.
    • Evaluates machinery and manufacturing capital requirements, establishes financial impact and performs cost justification to ensure cost effectiveness of new equipment, processes, and process changes and assists in the development of capital justifications.
    • Participates in NPI activities, Kaizen activities or large process improvement projects with cross-functional team members. May lead small stand-alone projects or segments of larger projects.
    • Designs processes in support of new product introductions which adhere to lean manufacturing principles as prescribed, and use the best ergonomics practices.
    • Plans and assists in the development of project schedules, estimates production and equipment costs, and adheres to schedules and budgets.
    • Interacts with suppliers, vendors, consultants and contract engineers to obtain services or support research and analysis activities.
    • Works independently with no guidance on standard work and general direction and guidance on complex issues.

      Skills and Experiences You'll Need as a Manufacturing Engineer:

      • Bachelor's of Science (B.S.) degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or closely related field, plus 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in tool design, machine technology, parts manufacturing, and assembly processes.
      • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Depending on work area assigned, may require knowledge and experience in manufacturing with exposure to CNC machining/programming, or with product assembly and clean room operations.
      • Working knowledge of project management, new product introduction, demand flow, lean manufacturing, quality control and ergonomics methodologies and applications.
      • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) product costing; labor standards, statistics, process flow analysis, and problem solving.
      • Demonstrated ability to write and effectively present information and respond to questions from managers as well as technical and non-technical professionals.
      • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and project management skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across functions to achieve outcomes that support business objectives.
      • Ability to effectively use and apply Company approved software and office equipment to process and accomplish job-related tasks.

        Work Environment:

        Normal office environment with occasional travel and exposure to manufacturing operations.

        For details on positions and to apply, go to:

        Leupold & Stevens, Inc.

        14400 NW Greenbrier Parkway

        Beaverton, Oregon 97006

        * Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. A core business objective at Leupold & Stevens is to maintain a workplace in which each employee can achieve their full potential. The company was founded on the principle of giving customers and our team members 'A Square Deal'; to us, this means advocating for the employment opportunities and advancements of all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We resolutely believe all aspects and privileges of employment should be determined by skills and behaviors, not personal identities.

        * With our commitment to make our application process and workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities, we will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for an individual applicant to participate in the job application process. To request an accommodation to the application process, please send an email to or call (503) 646-9171 and a Leupold & Stevens representative will contact you.

        * Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is a drug free workplace. All final candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

        * Leupold & Stevens, Inc. complies with all applicable FAR & DFAR regulations.

        * We hire U.S. citizens and persons lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. All new employees must complete an INS Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9). Positions may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Leupold & Stevens, Inc.'s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

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