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Job Code USA/CA:  WT - Management

Manufacturing Engineer

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


  If you’re interested in taking your career to new heights, we have an immediate need for a full-time experienced Manufacturing Engineer in Watertown, WI. 

Job description:
As a Manufacturing Engineer, this position will work with existing overhead cranes and hoists in the Konecranes legacy parts business.  This position will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manufacturing processes including Bill of materials, routings and tooling using the tooling database and tool vendors
  • Standardization of methods for machining, capital equipment projects, improvement of manufacturing cells and miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Work closely with shop floor personnel on setup reduction, process improvements, quality improvements to include tooling with new technologies, fixturing, and time studies
  • Work with Production Supervisor, Master scheduler, Subcontract Supervisor, and purchasing to ensure cost control and on time delivery
  • Generate quotation estimates, pricing, and proposals for customers
  • CNC programming of Vertical and Horizontal machining centers and lathes



  • Minimum five years manufacturing experience and must have a very strong machining background on Horizontal and Vertical Lathes and Machining centers
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are required, along with a working knowledge of computers. SAP, Excel and Power Point.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of all types of gears
  • Experience with CNC programming – Solidworks and SolidCam, Kaizen events, 5S, 6 Sigma and continuous improvement projects.
  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience in heavy industry and possess a BS in Engineering, BMSE or BS in Industrial Engineering
  • The individual must be self-motivated, creative, and organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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