Career Pathway - Manufacturing Engineer

The manufacturing Engineer will have a “process improvement and ownership” attitude to provide process leadership and support to overall plant objectives.

Are you looking for a position where you can expand your skills?

Aggressive Hydraulics is seeking an individual will have input in numerous areas of the business including new design manufacturability, material selection, and being a resource for estimating and manufacturing. We provide competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Come enjoy your work in our climate-controlled facility!

  • Location: CEDAR, MN
  • Department: Manufacturing
  • Direct Supervisor: Vice President of Operations
  • Job Types: Full-Time
  • Shifts:
    • 1st Shift Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm
    • 2nd Shift Hours: Monday – Thursday 3:00pm-1:00am


  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, mechanical, industrial, or electrical engineering (preferred).
  • 3‐5 years manufacturing experience required.
  • Knowledge of machining, assembly, tools, and fixturing.
  • Proficiency of CAM / CAD software.
  • Knowledge of CNC programming.
  • Demonstrate ability to implement change in a way that positively impacts overall departments and company performance.
  • Ability to multi‐task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Strong listening and problem‐solving skills.
  • Excel at working in team environment with high level of interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to cross functionally drive results.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds throughout the day.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • GWC – (Gets the role, Wants to do it, Capacity to do it).
  • Aligns with our Core Values: Integrity, Aggressive, Team Pride, Expertise, Respect.

Primary Objectives:

  • Ongoing recommendations, support, and implementation of plans for improved safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Assist in improving manufacturing processes by utilizing continuous improvement tools and methodologies.
  • Facilitate seamless transition from new design to repeatable production.
  • Focused on the development and improvement of manufacturing standards.
  • Support existing designs and acting as a liaison between manufacturing and engineering.


  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, manufacturing, tooling, and quality control standards.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems and related tooling, equipment, or process issues.
  • Develop new tooling, gauging, and fixtures.
  • Change management / ECR’s.
  • Identify, implement, and track cost savings ideas.
  • Assist in setup reduction initiative.
  • Recommend, support, and implement improvements, modifications, or additions that will improve work processes.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Contribute to the definition of, development, and implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives.
  • Support CAM and programming development and implementation.
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing personnel for design for manufacturability.
  • Understanding of current state of material and tooling methodologies and continuously improve.

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