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Manufacturing Engineer III

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Harrisburg, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman Products, a $1B global supplier of aftermarket automotive parts, is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer III to join our growing team at our Harrisburg location (Dayton Parts). This individual will coordinate and direct manufacturing engineering projects and lean manufacturing activities at manufacturing sites. Apply today and find out what makes Dorman an industry pioneer, trusted partner, and valued brand! 


Primary Duties

  • Develops and implements cost effective and improved processes for Lean production and tooling methodologies.
  • Creates and maintains process documentation for existing and new processes.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, layout and equipment. Understands and eliminates waste in production processes.
  • Evaluates and develops manufacturing processes by designing and conducting improvement trials; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Experience identifying automation projects for capacity and efficiency improvements in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Plans and schedules administrative and operations related kaizen events.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Uses Lean techniques to perform process reviews; aids in establishing standardized work procedures.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.


Qualifications / Education / Experience 

  • Technical degree (BS) in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial engineering with 7+ years of experience
  • Advanced degree is a plus (MSME, MSIE)
  • Experience implementing Lean methodologies & tools, ideally in a High-mix low volume production
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel
  • Solidworks or equivalent CAD software
  • Understanding of manufacturing capabilities; i.e. machining, stamping, casting, injection molding, electronics assembly
  • Good financial acumen and business sense
  • Good project management skills
  • Experience working with leadership
  • Experience with tool and fixture design
  • Understanding of GD&T
  • Experience in a cross-functional team


Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Candidates must pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

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