Manufacturing Engineer (HID1648)

Eden Prairie, MN North AmericaUSEden Prairie, MN
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Become a Manufacturing Engineer in an Innovative High-Tech Security Company

Job ID: HID1648

#Securing your Future!

HID Global seeks a Manufacturing Engineer to be an integral member of the Manufacturing Engineering Team.  The Manufacturing Engineer is primarily responsible for new product introduction efforts with a focus on production processes for electro- mechanical products and production verification testing, writing processes and developing detailed work instructions.

What you will be doing

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements in support of global production processes and yield improvements.
  • Troubleshoot product functionality as related to tooling and / or process related issues.
  • Design, fabrication, documentation and test of various electro-mechanical fixtures and functional test equipment.
  • Coordinate production line set-up (NPI) and the development of maintenance and calibration procedures with our Contract Manufacturers.
  • Support Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE) projects and workshops.
  • Implement engineering changes to production parts or processes.
  • Implement lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Prepare reports - collecting, analyzing process test and capability data (yields, cycle times, trends, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Contract Manufacturer to design, develop, and setup production lines.
  • Develop production relevant documentation as e.g. work instructions, process flow charts
  • Supports DFM and DFMEA and PFMEA for NPI products (Development PIP)

What we are looking for    

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment, limited supervision.
  • Knowledgeable in product testing and measurement methods/tools highly desired
  • Mechanical aptitude with an emphasis on the ability to troubleshoot prototype designs.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and work instruction creation addition to calibration and maintenance procedures
  • Ideal candidate would be a “Maker” or “Tinkerer” and willing and comfortable digging into anything albeit mechanical, electrical, or software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Ability to read electronic schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Candidate should have a strong mechanical design background with extensive experience with mechanical CAD tools like Solid Works.
  • Experience with Solid Works is preferred
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems like Oracle and Agile platforms
  • Familiar with microcontrollers like Arduino or equivalent is a plus.
  • Experience with Linux Operating Systems is a plus.

Who you are

  • 5 - 10 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience with demonstrable experience
  • Minimum 2-year degree from an accredited Tech School with equivalent work experience.  A 4-year B.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering desired.
  • Education or equivalent experience in electro-mechanical design in a production environment is preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years of recent experience using computer aided design (CAD) to develop and document mechanical and electrical assembly and / or functional test fixtures. 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit