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Manufacturing Engineer III (relocation available) at Johnson Controls, Inc in Lubbock, Texas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

What you will do:

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

How you will do it:

  • The Manufacturing Engineer will develop, evaluate and improve assembly methods and processes for the purpose of sustaining the manufacture of existing products as well as the introduction of new products.

  • Assess new product concepts and designs for ease of assembly and manufacturability and provide such assessment and recommendations to R&D/Product Engineering. -10%

  • Conceive methods and processes to assemble new products in the safest manner, at the desired quality standards, and at the lowest cost to meet projected demand in a timely manner. -5%

  • Conduct proof of principle or proof of concept studies.

  • Conduct detailed assembly process design work, including assembly workstation layouts, assembly work cell layouts, tooling, assembly fixtures, gauging, automated assembly system programming, and documentation. -25%

  • Develop bills of materials and production routers for productions assemblies including time studies and workflow analysis based on engineering drawings. -5%

  • Continuously improve current production methods using Six-Sigma methodologies and utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, assembly processes, tooling, and production equipment capabilities, automated assembly methods and quality control standards. -20%

  • Provide technical know-how to troubleshoot problems in current production -10%

  • Specify equipment, document economic justifications, and submit requests for capital projects. -10%

  • Support Cost-Out, VA/VE, Safety, Kaizen, and other initiatives. -10%

  • The Manufacturing Engineer is solely responsible for qualifying new or modified product through the processes under their purview. (Percentages work estimate is contained above as Qualifications might be done for a number of reasons)

What we look for:

  • Advanced understanding of assembly processes for high volume, engineered products. Preferred experience includes automated assembly and testing, solder operations, powder-coating, laser-marking. 

  • Experience with manufacturing high volume, engineered products, including CNC rotary transfer machining centers and other CNC machining centers and robotic arm applications and operations (vision systems, feed systems, Pick and place arms).

  • Experience supporting high volume automated and manual assembly and test operation including design and implementation of automated assembly and test systems.

  • Experience implementing new products into high volume automated and manual assembly and test operation using a variety of design for manufacturing tools.

  • Experience leading Kaizen events and managing projects for cost savings including identification, justification and implementation of capital equipment.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing and be able to read and write business policies, procedures, general business periodicals, manuals, blueprints and other correspondence.

  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills. Experience in concurrent engineering environment will be a plus.

  • Proficient in the use of computer-aided design software such as SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD. 

  • Proficient in the use of multiple software applications that include Word, Excel, and others. 

  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical assembly techniques, controls, and automation.


  • Bachelor’s  degree in one of the following fields of study:    Mechanical Engineering or MET, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering - preferred

  • Preferred candidates will possess the required educational background and 5+ years’ experience supporting assembly operations in a high-volume manufacturing environment. 

  • Six Sigma and/or Lean certification a plus.

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