Senior Manufacturing Engineer (Metal Fabrication)

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About the job


Bruno is looking to hire a person who will be the in house expert on CNC bending. This is a high profile position that requires a dynamic person to provide leadership to cross-functional team members while implementing new processes, and machinery to bring a key product to market.


  • Provide in-house expertise on CNC free-form bending system utilized to create stairlift rails for Bruno’s premier product line.
  • Set up the associated production cells for the rail forming line.
  • Develop inspection processes utilizing modern metrology methods to maintain acceptable tolerance capability for products produced.
  • Monitor the tube bending industry for best in class solutions to launch a global product line.
  • Provide in-depth manufacturing analysis for product and process systems.
  • Develop new processes around the rail forming line that will take the product from the development phases into production.
  • Analyze process flow of existing and proposed in-house processes. Work with in-house and outside groups to improve productivity and quality.
  • Perform tests to verify manufacturing process or equipment including machine capability and reliability studies.
  • Design, develop and produce fixtures, tools, gages, etc. as required to support development and production.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering and 5 – 7 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in process control and troubleshooting (in a medium production volume shop).
  • Proficient in 3D engineering software.
  • Experience with tube bending and/or metal forming preferred.

Essential Knowledge

  • Knowledge of metal manufacturing techniques, processes, and equipment related to machining, forming, and welding. Particularly, a strong knowledge of aluminum forming and bending is preferred.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD, CAM and their integration with production. Knowledge of SolidWorks and G-code programming is preferred.
  • Knowledge of measurement systems such as Romer or Faro and their use for production inspection and pre-production part qualification. Demonstrated knowledge of software, such as Polyworks, used to do production qualification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles of lean manufacturing, such as DMAIC, PDCA, 6Sigma, SPC, data analysis tools (SQL, Excel, Minitab) etc.

Skills And Abilities

  • Read, analyze, and interpret a variety of information, such as technical procedures, business correspondence, and governmental regulations furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Create business-level written correspondence and verbally present information to internal and external customers.
  • Requires job related software skills; CAD, CAM, MS Office, as well as ERP and the ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment.
  • Strong DOE and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply value stream mapping, Lean Manufacturing principles, and statically process control.
  • Demonstrated ability to work for, and provide leadership to other people to help build a World Class business.
  • Person should possess strong communication skills that exhibit a professional, respectful and open demeanor for this highly collaborative culture.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Regular office environment, approximately 50%.
  • Modern production and Assembly facilities with heat and air conditioning approximately 45%.
  • Occasional international travel.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or touch; and talk and hear.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, squat and ambulate to evaluate product and fixtures.
  • The employee is required to lift up to 30 pounds, regularly; up to 50 pounds, occasionally.

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