Manufacturing Engineer III


Shoreview, MN, US, 55126

Who Are We?
Do you want to help to make the world a better place? Join our team! At MSP our vision is to create a better world by helping to protect people, products and the environment. We are proud of the wide range of solutions we provide that solve our customer’s problems around the world. From helping to ensure worker safety and understanding air quality to supporting complex highly technical industries such as pharmaceuticals manufacturing, semiconductor, and research customers, MSP employees are part of something special with a purpose.


Manufacturing Engineer III

The Manufacturing Engineer III is responsible for the development and on-going improvement of manufacturing processes.  Typical responsibilities include plant/work cell layout, production methods and standards, costs and quality controls, time and motion methods, general production support and safety engineering.  This position can interface with many functions across the organization, including Design Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Production Control, Service and the Manufacturing Floor.  Assignments are broad in nature requiring very strong technical application, creativity and ingenuity.


What Will You Do?

In order to build and grow a successful career at MSP, you will:

  • Solve day to day manufacturing problems, implement Engineering Change Orders (ECO), and work proactively to find and eliminate waste and increase productivity
  • Investigate and resolve supplier quality problems and customer complaints
  • Respond to corrective actions and feedback that relates to the production floor to solve customer needs
  • Independently develop methodologies for analyzing complex data; Mentor other engineers/supervisors in data analysis
  • Coach and develop members of the operations staff - may include mentoring other engineers and supervisors during problem solving efforts and training other manufacturing engineers and new continuation engineers on assigned product lines
  • Lead and participate on cross-functional teams that require coordinating with staff from Engineering, Quality, Operations, Marketing, and Sales
  • May lead large manufacturing projects
  • Introduce and maintain best practices on the manufacturing floor, including Lean Manufacturing, 5S, and Point of Use inventory
  • Assist in the development of policies and standards with respect to production
  • Demonstrates technical understanding of assigned products and associated calibration systems by solving product problems that affect flow or quality in manufacturing
  • Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor or safety committee member
  • Complete other assignments, as requested


Primary Tasks & Skills

  • Capacity and throughput planning, layout of Vaporizer build stations for growth, include test bench in cleanroom
  • Cost improvements (parts, vendors, assembly, testing, labor)
  • Needed Manufacturing Engineer process support for each MSP division (Vaporizer/Atomizer, Pharma build, Pharma service, Dep Services throughput, Metrology Equip build, TSI legacy aerosol/Moudi support)
  • Documentation (work instructions, process procedures, test procedures, organization of operations documentation)
  • Dep Services process support and improvements (sales order check system, data access/organization for all Dep Service info, order process flow improvements, cleanroom process efficiency for improved throughput, reduced order lead times, capital equipment improvements)
  • Pharma Service process improvements (improved throughput for increased service levels, customer data organization of service unit dates)
  • Internal process audits, customer complaints, supplier quality issue resolution
  • Lead process improvements, quarterly Kaizen events and problem solving (8-D) teams across all operational areas, support overall process improvement activities
  • Documentation – where are resources stored (ELAM, SharePoint, network drives/folders, etc.)
  • Level load duties: training, documentation, safety support, Quality/ISO support, material master/BOM creation, action item follow up


Demonstrated Skill Set:

  • Experience in driving cost optimization projects through data analysis for discrete build products
  • Experience in process mapping to identify inefficiencies and implement improvements, resulting in reduced queue and touch time and product cost
  • ERP experience, preferably SAP, in setting up BOM’s, routing files, material masters, prepare new and revise existing manufacturing documents, drawings, and Bills of Materials (BOM) used to manufacture and test instruments
  • Experience in setting up work instructions for product build, checkout, and specification verification
  • Evaluate quality control processes and make recommendations for improvements in quality control
  • Experience working across departments:  manufacturing, sales, engineering and product management to optimize the entire quote to cash process
  • Demonstrated ability to define and drive assigned tasks and programs to completion, followed by monitoring, assessing impact, and modifying approach to meet original objectives.



What Do You Need?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or related discipline)
  • Minimum of 6 years manufacturing engineering experience


What Can We Give You?
At MSP, our employees are our most valuable assets, and we care about their health and happiness. We offer a competitive benefits program to keep our employees and their family members protected and foster a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, we are committed to employee development and growth, and encourage and foster an environment of collaboration, and innovation. Our work has meaning and the products we design and build help protect people and the environment.

Dress for your day: We want our employees to be comfortable at work and we know they are more productive when they’re comfortable. The dress for your day policy allows employees’ discretion to select appropriate dress for the business of each workday.

Free Beverages/On-site Cafeterias: Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate each day at work. We also have two large cafeteria’s employees can eat lunch in, as well as an outside patio area that employees can enjoy during the summer months.


Benefit Offerings: Competitive medical insurance plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401K Employer Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Education Assistance, and more.


Flexible Work Arrangement: MSP employees can expect to have work-life balance, vacation, sick time, 8 paid holidays, bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, and more.


Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.  We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 



MSP, a Division of TSI, provides technology solutions that improve thin film deposition processes used in semiconductor manufacturing and industrial coatings applications. Our vision is to create a better world by helping protect people, products and the environment, as well as by optimizing research and industrial processes.  MSP’s products enable improved deposition processes critical to moving the electronics industry forward.  MSP’s Vaporizers and Filters are widely used in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD), Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) and Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD).  To learn more about our products click on this link, 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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