Job Description

Be an active member of the Engineering Team to identify, develop, and implement cost-reduction opportunities throughout the plant and product lines.

The engineering technician will provide support to engineers on projects. Support activities will include but not be limited to:

  • Collect real-time production data
  • Conduct time studies using direct observation and/or video.
  • Search the Internet for equipment and parts
  • Observe and document processes
  • Create standard work documents that capture best practices for production processes.
  • Create or modify AutoCad or SolidWorks drawings
  • Assist with equipment/line installations or modifications

In addition, the engineering technician will provide non-project-related support, such as:

  • Identify opportunities to remove non-value-added steps in processes.
  • Use NAV and work alongside operations team to investigate yield trends or abnormalities

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications

– High School graduate, Associates Degree in Electronics, Electromechanical, Mechatronic or related.

– Understand process-flow fundamentals

– Value-added-protein manufacturing or maintenance experience

– Windows Software Packages Proficiency

Preferred Qualifications

– Previous experience as a value-added-protein engineering technician.

– Problem Solving Methodologies

– LEAN Six Sigma

– Data analysis (JMP, Excel)

– AutoCad or SolidWorks experience


The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

– Demonstrated discipline, attentiveness to detail and the ability to work under limited supervision.

– Demonstrated teamwork and influencing skills to ensure execution of a plan stays on track.

– Capable of handling multiple assignments in a timely manner while meeting assigned deadlines.

– Excellent written and oral communication skills

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