Manufacturing Engineer

Job Details

Job Ref:
751 Dupree St, Brownsville, TN 38012
Employment Type:
Full Time



  • Implement new and improved processes for making garden hose safely.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement efforts for the Hose Extrusion, Reclaim and Assembly Departments
  • Update current systems processes and conduct risk assessments.
  • Design and implement new systems and equipment procedures.
  • Troubleshoot processing and assembly of garden hoses to meet quality and production targets.
  • Purchase and maintain inventory of all Extrusion and Assembly tooling and other manufacturing tools.
  • Coordinate the specifications, recommendation, purchase, and installation and of new equipment and new processes.
  • Meet with other members of the Hose team daily and troubleshoot the quality issues experienced over the previous 24 hours.
  • Work with Hose management team to achieve Department Goals.
  • Improve efficiencies within Assembly Departments.

Skill/Educational Requirements: 

  • BS or MS in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline
  • Minimum 2 – 4 years of process engineering experience preferred
  • Good understanding of the formulation, material science and equipment involved.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Strong Excel Knowledge
  • Exposure to Six Sigma and Lean Experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in and support an ISO 9000 environment.
  • Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing, Ergonomics, and Automation preferred

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