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Manufacturing Engineer

Morgan Corporation
Morgantown, PA 19543
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Manufacturing Engineer
Morgantown, PA 19543, USA Req #1511

Friday, January 31, 2020


Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of fourteen manufacturing and six service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan's winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.


The Manufacturing Engineer will develop, implement and maintain safe, optimal and cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. This role will recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods and controls.


1. Supports research, design and the development of safe manufacturing processes, including production flow, assembly methods, welding processes and production equipment

2. Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of the facilities property, buildings and equipment

3. Prepares and maintains work instructions, setup instructions, and other related process documentation for shop floor use

4. Supports and may lead the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results

5. Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for the safe manufacturing of truck bodies and components

6. Performs continuous improvement activities using lean tools for cost reduction, quality improvement, improved efficiency, and improved material flow

7. Prepares capital projects for new equipment and processes

8. Safely launches machines, process, methods and/or tooling technologies with >99% effectiveness

9. Documents lessons learned and communicates among the Mfg. Engineering discipline

10. Provides technical process expertise for plant and supplier quality issues

11. Assists Quality Engineering with developing robust quality control plans

12. Assists with defect, rework, and scrap reduction related to the manufacturing processes

13. Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams

14. Performs other related duties as assigned

Role Priorities:

  • Team Member Safety

  • Team Member Training

  • Process Improvement

  • Problem Resolution

  • Project Management


    1. Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering

    2. 5+ years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment

    3. Experience with existing manufacturing technologies, including but not limited to: welding, joining, metal working, manual assembly, and painting; certification in a field is a plus

    4. Practical Lean principles experience with proven success using the tools

    5. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Minitab

    6. Proven ability to facilitate change and knowledge of lean tools and techniques

    7. Planning - an ability to think ahead and plan during a 3-6 month timespan

    8. Strong leadership experience and strong team player

    9. Project Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple projects

    10. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

    11. Quality orientation and attention to detail

    12. Problem analysis and problem resolution; Green Belt certification, Black Belt a plus

    13. High level of mechanical aptitude and desire to work in a hands on manufacturing environment for extensive periods of time


    Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required. At times, this job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


    Click the links below to complete the pre-employment assessments (30 minutes or less).


    After completing the pre-employment assessments, come back to this job posting and click the Apply Now button to complete our online application where you can also submit a resume.

    After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.

    Other details

    • Job Family Morgan Corporation
    • Job Function Continuous Improvement
    • Pay Type Salary
    • Manufacturing
    • Travel Required No
    • Required Education Bachelor's Degree

  • Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01
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