Spherion Staffing is looking for an Manufacturing Engineer to work with a client in the Sioux Falls, SD area. The Manufacturing Engineer will plan, organize and direct initiatives to meet company objectives for safety, quality and productivity by improving manufacturing processes, manufacturing methods, process implementation, process documentation and design for manufacturability/assembly.Qualified applicants should have an Engineering Degree and proven experience with new product/tooling design.All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorshipDirect Hire OpportunitySalary $50-70k/year DOEResponsibilities:- Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators- Develop and implement improved manufacturing processes by studying product requirements- Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment/plant layout- Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends- Manage facility layout, capital equipment plan, plans and execute capital equipment projects- Assist with raw material allocation, routings, setup times, economic lot size- Review and analyze proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures- Submit proposals and ideas considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds- Oversee key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis- Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring continuous improvement projects- Recommend budgets to management; including technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvementsResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:-Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field-Experience with Safety, Quality, Lean Manufacturing, Tool Design, Welding, Machining, Painting and Assembly-Experience motivating and directing professional and direct team members-Proven new product/tooling design experience, preferably utilizing 3D modeling software-Proven experience implementing Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives-Strong leadership, documentation, communication and presentation skills-Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint-Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D and Inventor 3D Modeling or Similar CAD programs-Comfortable turning a wrench, under a welding hood, behind a computer or in the Board Room-Welding experience and knowledge a plusEducation:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or if you have questions you can reach out to Troy Thoms at 605-610-3204Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.