Why Join Altec?
Altec is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the team located in St. Joseph,Mo (RECENT COLLEGE GRADS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY). Our engineers work collaboratively to implement lean principles throughout the facility, support manufacturing and the field with existing products, and may work with New Product Development teams. Manufacturing positions are currently available in Final Assembly, Specialty Products, Fiberglass and Safety.
Building on over 90 years of growth and success, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.
Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.
ABET EAC certified bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a master’s degree in Engineering required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying
Ensures manufacturing is building product in conformance to current engineering documentation
Reviews the design of components and parts for design-for-manufacturability
Monitors costs, manpower efficiency, machine capability, space utilization, etc. and recommend as appropriate revisions in manufacturing methods
Participates and leads continuous improvement efforts in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Productivity
Leads the integration of new designs into Manufacturing
Drives implementation of capital projects
Participates and contribute productively as part of Altec’s team-oriented design, manufacture and customer service/support efforts
Operates with some decision-making latitude within the scope of an assignment
Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the engineering field
Supports Operations, Sales, and Service
Interfaces directly with Suppliers and Customers
Utilizes Lean principles to improve our products and processes
May manage various sizes of Altec projects and/or act as Team Lead.
Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family- Financial Stability - Integrity - People Are Our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork
Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
Retirement 401(k) Program
Vacation and Holidays
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance Program
Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.