Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering Tualatin, Oregon

Position at Nortek Air Solutions

About Nortek Air Solutions 
We're on a mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more productive. We are a premier HVAC Company offering energy efficient and sustainable products and solutions that exceed customer expectations through employee’s commitment to quality, customer service and operational excellence. Nortek was established in 1977 and offer the innovation and expertise of the largest group of custom heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) brands in North America. We offer high quality systems in multiple shapes, sizes, and configurations for new construction and renovation. 
Position Summary:  

The Manufacturing Engineer, is responsible for designing, implementing and reviewing the procedures and equipment involved in the HVAC manufacturing process. These duties include researching automation techniques, testing new systems for efficiency and planning factory layouts to optimize production. 
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Problem solves within a wide range of fabrication questions, issues, and projects.
  • Specification, budgeting, and justification of capital equipment.
  • Interest in welding, sheet metal fabrication, assembly, and electrical processes
  • Involved in mixed responsibilities and priorities based on business needs
  • Applies project management skill set to manage all projects under their scope (Plant / Department or Area) while ensuring timeline and targets (which includes savings or additional impact calculations and approvals, project documentation and 12 months tracking for sustainability) are met.
  • Provides engineering evaluations and information to answer technical questions or requests from internal and external sources.
  • May evaluate yield and cost of manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research studies on both internal and external costs.
  • Above average ability to effectively communicate in oral, written and graphical form.
  • BS in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical engineering, or equivalent degree or experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with product and process development.
  • Eager to learn and take issues head on
  • Comfortable in an environment with a high degree of variance between areas and processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with conventional project management, strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Experience with robotic welding or assembly
  • Experience with DAX MRP
  • 3D modeling experience (Inventor preferred)
  • Proficiency reading and interpreting technical drawings including GD&T.
  • Formal training in a Lean Certification Program
 Position Key Attributes: 
  • Ability to personally live safe and hold themselves and other team members accountable by having their back in support of our Safety core value. 
  • Has integrity, works transparently, and recognized for treating others with respect.
  • Takes accountability to create and execute solutions that deliver desired results and can “own it” in a Performance Driven Culture. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead teams in a Teamwork culture.
  • Ability to ignite and lead change as a catalyst for improvement.
  • Can thrive in a “legacy now” culture in which we strive to do the right thing for the company today, even if it is the hard thing, and leave behind a stronger company for the next generation of employees. 
  • Strong leadership skills including ability to think strategically, solve problems and create a motivating team environment.
  • A “builder” who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.
  • Starting at 4 weeks of paid time off for vacation/sick
  • Paid holidays
  • Company provided health insurance, short term disability, and long-term disability
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage options
  • 401-k match of 50% on your contribution up to 6%
  • Education Reimbursement of $5,250/year for qualifying programs and courses
Nortek Air Solutions offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Air Solutions, please visit our company website at 
Nortek Air Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant based on race, color, religion, sex national origin, age disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.