Manufacturing Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Description

TB Wood's, Inc., an Altra Industrial Motion Company, is hiring for a Manufacturing Engineer for the Chambersburg, PA location.  This position is full-time.

Job summary:

The manufacturing engineer will design, measure, analyze, improve, set controls and standardize manufacturing processes in the value stream. These activities will be performed with the involvement of process owners and operators.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the manufacturing processes within assigned area. This includes CNC and manual machining of metal components and subsequent finishing operations.

Identify and quickly resolve problems through root cause problem solving.

Develop and document CNC programs, machine setup sheets, manufacturing standards and instructions. Verify these items are understood and sustainable.

Lead and/or actively participate in kaizen team activities

Develop and implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.


Job Requirements


Excellent knowledge of manufacturing (machining and finishing) processes

Expert user of MS Office and CNC programming software like Mastercam.

Excellent math skills

Excellent communications skills

Excellent problem solving skills

Strong team leader

Fundamental understanding of lean principles


BS in Engineering

4-7 years’ experience working in a manufacturing operation; heavy metal machining preferred.

Demonstrated leadership skills resulting in measured improvement and sustainability.

Must be able to periodically work with the second and third shifts.


Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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