Engineer Manufacturing

Location: Dixon, California
Opening ID: 22644
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2021


Job Description

Basic Qualifications

There is an immediate opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer at the Western Operations of Altec Industries


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical or Industrial Preferred
  • EIT registration or ability to obtain registration
  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • 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


    Major Responsibilities:

  • Interface with production floor associates and supervisors to implement countermeasures for continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, and Delivery
  • Responsible for support to Production for customer build throughout entire manufacturing process (i.e. troubleshooting issues)
  • Support and participate in Continuous Improvement activities throughout Altec
  • Provide technical assistance to Altec Service Centers, Mobile Service Technicians, Altec Call Centers, and Customers directly
  • Vendor quality management
  • Learns Altec’s product lines and systems/rules/processes required for different Engineering roles at Altec
  • Practices prudent engineering and effectively apply formal engineering training adding to the overall effectiveness of the Engineering  Group
  • Participates and contribute productively as part of Altec’s team-oriented manufacture support efforts
  • Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the engineering field
  • Supports Operations and Sales
  • Learns to utilize lean principles to improve products and processes
  • Works on various Altec projects


Help develop the next generation of products for a company that is a leader in the electric-utility and tree-care equipment industries.  Join a focused team where you can have an immediate impact.


Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

Work for a global company that designs, manufactures, assembles, and tests its own designs.

Have the opportunity to contribute in a variety of areas; a hands-on approach is encouraged!

Altec Inc. is a financially stable company with a history of continuous growth, providing a pool of resources to draw on for support.


Customer First – Enjoyment of Work – Family – Financial Stability – Integrity – People are our Greatest Strength – Quality – Spiritual Development – Teamwork


Western Operations in Dixon, California influenced by its close proximity to the populous coastal Bay Area and Sacramento, Dixon is centrally located between the Pacific Coast and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  Area attractions include an abundant Outdoor Life, San Francisco, Napa Wine Country, Coastal Towns and Beautiful Lake Tahoe.


Competitive pay which rewards performance


Comprehensive benefits including 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, 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.