Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Daleville, Virginia
Opening ID: 30440
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2024


Job Description

Your Organization

Altec Roanoke:

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains within the Botetourt Greenfield Business Park, our location specializes in the manufacturing and final assembly of aerial devices, cranes and digger derricks. We occupy an 80-acre campus that was in built in 2001 and are currently the second-largest production facility among Altec’s US and Canada locations.


  • Lead, participate, and support Kaizen Events with cross-functional departmental teams
  • Execute on data driven process and operational improvement through the implementation of the Altec Production System
  • Perform impact analysis on physical processes and digital systems to generate ideal outcomes
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by identifying and eliminating waste, improving quality, and supporting a safe work environment
  • Approach challenging issues with a positive attitude, looking for win-win solutions
  • Become an expert in manufacturing processes by working directly with production associates
  • Communicate with supervisors, group leaders and production associates to support production efforts and resolve issues
  • Initiate and support cost reduction efforts through supply chain management, design for manufacturing and process improvements
  • Work closely with design and quality engineering, as well as sales to meet customer expectations
  • Participate in local plant initiatives and lead trainings
  • Justify capital projects and execute on their implementation

Basic Qualifications

  • ABET EAC certified Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Engineering required; excludes Technology degrees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision


Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Program
  • Retirement 401(k) Traditional or Roth Program Options with Company Match
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Additional Wellness Programs and Rewards Available

EEO Statement

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, gender identity, 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.


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