Manufacturing Engineer (Operations)

Senior Flexonics - 300 E Devon Ave, Bartlett, IL 60103

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Senior Flexonics
Vacancy title
Manufacturing Engineer (Operations)
Senior Flexonics - 300 E Devon Ave, Bartlett, IL 60103
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The Senior Flexonics division of Senior PLC serves markets with products for land vehicle emission control and industrial process control applications. As the largest manufacturer of flexible automotive components in the world, focusing majorly on diesel engines, Senior Flexonics has extensive manufacturing and distribution facilities on six continents. Senior’s diesel technologies support a growing number of major North American and European automotive and heavy truck manufacturers in meeting stringent emissions standards.

Senior's global values underpin what Senior does and how it does it...

  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Customer Focus
  • Respect & Trust
  • Accountability
  • Excellence


Joining Senior Flexonics means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, commission plan, and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.


The Manufacturing Engineer (Operations) will have responsibility for providing input to the overall manufacturability of assemblies, products, etc.  The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and process improvements in accordance with safety protocols, product specifications, and quality controls.  'The Manufacturing Engineer supports Project Teams in the development of new products to customers.  The Manufacturing Engineer is also responsible for effective and efficient project planning.  New and/or recent graduates are encouraged to apply.


Manufacturing Support & Process Development

  • Review internal and external designs for manufacturability
  • Processes that are typical to our manufacturing process include: welding, brazing, machining, fabrication, forming, and assembly

Capital & Tooling Procurement

  • Develop and implement cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods
  • Develop manufacturing work cells, and procure the necessary capital and tooling to successfully build end-use products

Continuous Improvement

  • Ability to work on teams with a creative mind for continually improving process/systems using Lean methodologies and concepts

Project Planning

  • Ability to plan projects from start to finish using project management tools
  • Demonstrate ability to identify project requirements, divide projects into manageable tasks and deliverables while mitigating risks and obstacles to ensure the plan is completed on time

Additional Responsibilities

  • Uphold and comply with all safety, environmental, and quality protocols.


  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering related field (Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial) 


  • 2 to 3 years experience in a fast-paced manufacturing setting
  • Experience in automotive, aerospace, medical, and/or metal fabrication preferred 
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement concepts
  • ERP and MRP experience, Infor Syteline highly preferred
  • PMP and/or APQP Certification is a plus


  • Lead with Authority
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Results Orientation & Problem Solving
  • Customer First Mindset
  • Personal Accountability

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE M/F/D/V/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Access to our facility (and therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents of the United States, and properly licensed foreign persons.