Manufacturing Engineer

Division: Transformer
Location: Laurel, MS
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

Howard Industries, located in Laurel Mississippi is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer.

This position supervises maintenance technicians, outside contractors and additional resources on a project basis.


  • Supervisory Duties:
    • Maintenance Technician task assignments.
    • Initiate product & process design changes.
    • To design, build and or acquire plant equipment, jigs, and fixtures.
    • To identify, justify and implement material and process cost improvements.
    • To work with corporate safety dept. personnel to monitor, maintain and provide training for safety programs at the local plant.

    Job Duties:
    • Participate in product design and evaluation.
    • Product/process cost reduction.
    • Product/process documentation.
    • Prepare and debug turret and press brake programs.
    • Project recommendations.
    • Provide technical training, support, and direction to manufacturing supervisors and personnel.
    • Lead projects to analyze process rejects, scrap, cycle time, etc.; identify & implement corrective actions.
    • Participate in RGA analysis and corrective actions.
    • To operate within established practices and procedures.
    • Cooperate with other departments relative to accomplishing company goals.
    • Contribute relevant technical knowledge to Engineering, Manufacturing, and quality staff.
    • Be familiar with the proper operation of factory equipment.
    • Be familiar with the proper execution of industry-standard tests, industry specifications, and safety standards.


  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher degree is required
    • Mechanical or Industrial Engineering is required
    • At least 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred but not required


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Experienced Manager
Experience Required 0 to 1 year
Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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