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Manufacturing Engineer II

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary                                                          

  • Provides technical support of manufacturing/production operations in Fort Collins.   This is not a desk job.
  • Provides team facilitation as well as detailed manufacturing engineering functions related to standard costing, tooling, assembly, capital etc.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities                                                 

  • Supports Fort Collins production team to ensure all equipment is operational and help trouble shoot day-to-day
  • Coordinates supply chain activities as well as facility and line layout with the production planning and production team.
  • Helps develop the quality processes at all Waterpik manufacturing facilities
  • Performs global make vs. buy analysis using the total landed cost model.
  • Performs project management activities such as scheduling of manufacturing team activities and deliverables, product costing and manufacturing capital requirements.
  • Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts.
  • Develop and maintain procedures and forms in support of assembly and testing processes.
  • Lead process improvement teams as needed.
  • Lead Corrective Action teams/investigations as required.
  • Document and submit Engineering Change Requests as needed.
  • Provide training on assembly and test skills and procedures to manufacturing technicians.
  • Support introduction of new products into manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with design engineering in the design/development of new products.
  • Investigate or resolve operational problems, such as material use variances or bottlenecks.
  • Develop quality requirements for suppliers in order to ensure incoming controls meet requirements in support of quality and on time delivery performance.
  • Coordinate (and perform as necessary) repair and maintenance of manufacturing tools and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Conducts all activities in a manner that is at all times fair, moral, ethical and legal.
  • Conducts all business activities in a manner consistent with the guiding principles and business practices contained in the Ethics code.

Operating Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                                                       

  • Technical capability to include design for manufacturing, assembly line, testing, production planning and lean manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Must be an organized self-starter with very strong decision-making ability.  Must have a strong persistence to debate and challenge the cross-functional environment for the above described duties and responsibilities. Must possess effective interpersonal skills.

Education and Experience                                                          

  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree and/or experience.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering, production, product development, supply chain management and quality management. 

Required Training

  • No specific training is required

Other Qualifications & Physical Requirements                                                        

  • Some travel is required in this position domestically and abroad.  (Approximately 10% - 15% travel may be required.)

Reporting Relationship:  Principal Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Supervisory Duties:  None

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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United States

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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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