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Belcan Manufacturing Engineer in Muscatine, Iowa

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number: 313034

Category: Packaging

Description: A Manufacturing Engineer in Muscatine, Iowa is currently available through Belcan. In this role, you will provide operational support to the packaging process and utilizes Lean Manufacturing Principles to establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement solutions that drive improved safety performance, product quality, production efficiency, and capability to collect/analyze process data.


  • Implement and execute LEAN manufacturing techniques and design

  • Develop measurement systems and prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Optimize manufacturing processes to drive improvements in safety, product quality, efficiency, and process repeatability

  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product specification, packaging component design, and process equipment capability; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.

  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by optimizing facility layouts, workflow, production line performance, and machine operation

  • Keeps equipment operational by evaluating and proposing maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer"s instructions, established procedures, and industry best practices

  • Supporting training of staff in new and existing processes

  • Lead value stream mapping exercises to determine and record business improvement areas.

  • Identify manufacturing cost reductions and provide ROI justifications for change.

  • Performance, and process optimization with all changes documented through the Management of Change (MOC) process

  • Comply with Site safety requirements and actively work to improve safety through coaching or engineered solutions.

  • Support Site and Plant Production System improvements (Lean manufacturing principles)


  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering or Related Science

  • Previous experience as a manufacturing engineer or similar role

  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes, equipment, and quality assurance techniques

  • Commitment to health and safety standards and environmental regulations

  • High Volume / High Mix Experience

  • Operational Lean Certification

  • Rapid Improvement Methodology

  • Cycle Time and Setup Reduction project experience

  • Lean Implementation Experience

  • Creating and managing Visual Management tools

If you are interested in this job please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Location: Muscatine , IA

Minimum Experience (yrs):

Required Education: Not Specified


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