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Manufacturing Engineer
Title:Manufacturing Engineer
Job Location:Grafton, WI

Company Overview

Microbrush International develops, produces, and markets innovative dental disposable applicators designed for the placement of controlled amounts of materials in hard-to-reach areas. Microbrush is a wholly owned subsidiary of Young Innovations, Inc. Young Innovations is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality dental equipment with sales in excess of $100 million.

Role Overview

We currently seek a qualified Manufacturing Engineer who is a self-motivated, highly confident, and results-oriented professional to join our team. The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for all phases of the engineering and design processes for our multi-shift manufacturing environment, including converting raw material to finished product, transitioning product from R&D to manufacturing, and handling new equipment acquisitions and installation.


  • Develop, design, create, and implement new manufacturing processes based on an understanding of manufacturing process and evaluation, observation, and root-cause problem solving analysis
  • Reducing time and cost associated with machine set-up/wind-down
  • Continuously evaluate plant layout, proposing and executing enhancements and changes as agreed-upon
  • Sourcing and engaging new vendors for equipment needs
  • Reverse engineer current equipment
  • Execute transition of newly designed product to manufacturing floor (i.e. cost, resources, process)
  • Create CAD/solid works drawings
  • Create/write procedures (to include fixtures)
  • Program equipment (PLC's)
  • Assist in machine repair
  • Lead lean/TPS implementation
  • Create BOMs and Routing


  • Mchanical Engineering or Automation Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ years of practical, hands -n experience in an equivalent role (i.e. Manufacturing Engineer) or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Project Management experience
  • PLC programming, CAD, and Solid Works experience
  • Demonstrated experience successfully transitioning new product into production
  • Strong understanding and experience in lean/Toyota Production System (TPS)
  • Experience working with Plastic Injection Molding preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and ability working with computers, with the specific ability to learn, navigate and use designated software programs as required to perform job functions (Microsoft Office Suite -Excel, Power Point, and Outlook and ERP systems)
  • Must have the ability to effectively guide and supervise others
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Strong analytical experience with the ability to analyze multiple data sources and identify unique solutions
  • Must be able to modify their work schedule as needed for training or scheduling needs


Take this opportunity to join a successful team where you can make a significant impact immediately. Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include offers of health, dental, life, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; 401k (with match), vacation, and holidays.


Microbrush/Young Innovations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and E-Verify participating employer