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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 $140 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 Routings 


  • Mechanical Engineering or Automation Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ years of practical, hands on experience in an equivalent role (i.e. Manufacturing Engineer) or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Project Management experience
  • PLC programming experience
  • CAD and Solid Works experience
  • Prior experience building and reverse-engineering of machines
  • 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

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