Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

Posting Date 2 months ago(10/7/2022 3:55 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Bloomington


The Manufacturing Engineering Specialist works to improve and support COOK's production processes, and works within an interdisciplinary team of engineers, specialists, and technicians, and with other functions, to advance the strategic goals of the company.


- Independently produce, organize, and maintain documentation or systems critical to the function of the engineering team or department.
- Run short-term, long-term, and/or system-focused projects, or complete significant tasks critical to projects.
- Possess and demonstrate expert skill level in designing,improving and troubleshooting manual and/or automated processes and systems
- Installs, qualifies, and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time.
- Develop or revise documents and procedures such as Graphic Instructions, Work Instructions, and Standard Operating Procedures
- Implement corrective and preventative actions for manufacturing related issues, scrap, and Non-conformances
- Drive the development and execution of experimentation and testing to enable process characterization, optimization, and troubleshooting of processes and equipment
- Build prototypes, develop manufacturing processes, perform testing, and/or develop appropriate documentation based on area of focus within the engineering department.
- Troubleshoot design, process, testing, and/or documentation issues.
- Use judgment and experience to independently accomplish project objectives.
- Maintain high knowledge level related to the team's focus and relevant company systems.
- Serve as a mentor, trainer, and resource to the team within area of expertise.
- Identify areas for improvement and offer solutions.
- Prioritize work based on assigned goals
- Read, comprehend and follow product and packaging specifications and manufacturing instructions and drawings.
- Must maintain all training requirements for the position, while seeking out opportunities for continuous development and growth.
- Adhere to the Quality Management System and its processes to meet FDA 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, and other applicable regulatory requirements.

- Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
- Must strictly adhere to safety requirements.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Must maintain company quality and quantity standards.
- Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments with
minimal supervision.
- Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations.



- AS or BS degree in relevant field; or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background.
- 2 years experience that relates directly to the above essential job functions/duties.
- Experience working independently and with minimal supervision.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (ie: Word, Excel).


Physical Requirements:

• Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat and gloves required in some areas associated with this position.
• Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.
• Works under general office environmental conditions.
• Moderate exposure to noise level in the work environment that is moderate to occasionally loud.
• Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds
• Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to grasp, carry, feel or touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and communicate.

-Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, subject to reasonable accommodation requirements under the ADA


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