Manufacturing Engineer III

Engineering Scottsville, Kentucky


Position at Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

Manufacturing Engineer III


Basic Purpose:  

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering; 5-7 years’ experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ideal candidate will have ME experience complimented with a degree. Must have knowledge/skills for basic machine design and computer skills. Must have SolidWorks experience and be able to demonstrate capabilities. Must be available for international and domestic travel. 

Basic Position Duties            

  •  Develop mass-production engineering parameters (production, quality) for new business.
  • Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods.
  • Provides on-going technical support to production and maintenance to ensure effective use of production equipment and tooling.
  • Develop and implement countermeasures for claims, IPD's, and downtime.
  • Negotiates with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for the purchase of equipment, materials and parts.
  • Investigate and coordinate Kaizen activities.
  • Work with management, manufacturing, corporate officials and other staff regarding machine capabilities, production schedules, and other cost considerations to facilitate production.
  • Develop the necessary equipment required to produce/assemble precise molded parts and to guarantee the quality of the parts as produced.
  • Must have a good understanding of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive job description but describes the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual assigned to this position.  The department manager may at times change or add to the above duties. 

About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. 

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400 year old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability.  With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years, and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components and electronics.  SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers.  Our associates are what drive Sumitomo’s continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation. 

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About the Sumitomo Electric Group 

Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company.  


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