Final Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 23638
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: May 21, 2021


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Final Assembly is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team. In this position you will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the final assembly process of aerial devices and digger derricks.

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



  • Lead, participate, and support continuous improvement efforts and events in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost
  • Drive process and operational improvement through the implementation of the Altec Production System
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by identifying and eliminating waste, improving quality and supporting a safe work environment
  • Become an expert in the assembly processes by working directly with the 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
  • Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the engineering field
  • Supports Operations, Sales, and Service

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.


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