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Manufacturing Engineer (Level DOE)

Doosan Bobcat North America
Various: See Below, ND
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This Manufacturing Engineer role is responsible for coordinating the deployment of a lean-based production system throughout NA (North America) and direct improvements to the sites supported. This is done by collaboratively identifying best practices (regional, global) to create a production system “playbook”, developing a launch plan for sites, and training on, and executing that plan. This individual assists resources throughout the site, region, and globe to ensure that the production system is effectively deployed to drive site and organizational KPIs results.  This position is aligned with the needs of the business to address the most important issues with the highest impact on the organization.


Location(s): Bismarck, ND; Gwinner, ND; Wahpeton, ND; West Fargo, ND; Johnson Creek, WI; Rogers, MN; Statesville, NC

Role & Responsibility


Production System Deployment:
  • Assists in identifying production system best practices throughout the NA region and globe.
  • Assists in creating, maintaining, and improving production system “playbook” for implementation at new and existing sites.
  • Train on and execute the implementation of the production system “playbook” and/or specific best practices for new and existing sites.
  • Serve as subject-matter expert (SME) for lean-based production system; specific modules + system overall.
  • Coach and support team members as needed to lead production system assessments, and improvement planning, and drive results aligned to level goals at site(s).
  • Coach and support site team members as needed for production system/module deployment and improvement execution to drive results aligned to DBPS improvement plans at site(s).
  • Support team members and site and regional production system leadership to achieve results.
  • Coach and support site team members to identify engagement and improvement gaps, acting to close them.
  • Lead improvement projects and Kaizens to close gaps in site KPIs and deploy production systems throughout the region.

Site KPI Support:
  • Coach and support site team members to lead efforts to ensure that gaps in site KPIs are closed through both short-term and long-term project plans.
  • Coach and support site team members to identify and prioritize projects and Kaizens tied to KPIs for the organization, leading or resourcing as appropriate.
  • Support site team members site leadership and other team/site resources to achieve results in site KPIs.


Standards and Training:
  • Assist in developing regional OPEX/TQM standards and training.
  • Assist in developing and executing a training strategy to support production system deployment throughout the organization, for both salaried and hourly employees, that delivers clear business results, both short- and long-term
  • Assist in developing, delivering, and improving training/tools, including lean and other problem-solving and production-system-specific content or tools.
  • Coach and mentor others to progress through projects and Kaizens to achieve site KPIs and/or production system deployment.

Job Requirement

  • Education Required: bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or relevant years of experience.
  • Travel Required: 10-24%.
  • Experience Required: 2+ years.
  • Global Breadth: North America.
  • Production system deployment experience is preferred.
  • Experience in developing standards (quality, engineering, lean, or similar)
  • Experience in lean implementation is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and listening skills.
  • Strong performer; highly driven.
  • Ability to make sound, timely decisions.
  • Self-motivated with strong time management skills and priority focus
  • Strong demonstrated ability to influence and achieve results.
  • Strong process orientation to develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to train lean processes and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute promptly and achieve results.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and demands.
  • Prior experience with manufacturing processes
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams, resource management, and project management is desirable.

Nearest Major Market: Fargo


Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years?

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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