Nidec Minster Corporation
  • Services
  • Minster, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Manufacturing Engineer, Assembly

Based in Minster, Ohio, Nidec Minster Corporation, a subsidiary of Nidec-Shimpo Corporation, is a world class supplier of equipment and services for the material forming industry. Nidec Minster presses and material handling equipment are in production in more than 87 countries around the world. A reputation for extreme quality and rugged dependability makes Nidec Minster the obvious choice of leading-edge, productive stampers the world over.  

Nidec Minster Corporation is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer, Assembly for stamping presses at our corporate headquarters in Minster, OH. This position is a combination of manufacturing and process engineering. The role will be responsible for supporting an ETO (engineered to order) product operation in our assembly process. Focus will be on developing, refining and documenting manufacturing methods, processes and controls. Work to improve the effectiveness of manufacturing in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency and delivery for the assembly process. This position will manage multiple projects that involve equipment evaluation/acquisition and process improvement/validation. Initial focus of this position will be to research and implement a robust work instruction system that will help gather, organize and deploy current and future assembly work instructions. This solution will then be implemented throughout the rest of organization.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus in engineering, manufacturing technology, or possess at least 15 years in this area of expertise.
  • 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Desired Qualifications: 

  • CAD experience (NX Siemens a plus)
  • AutoCAD experience, GD&T, print reading, ability to organize and interpret data to resolve issues
  • Lean Manufacturing techniques, DFM, visual factory and Six Sigma
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated excellence and confidence in engineering problem solving
  • Ability to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations


  • Support current manufacturing operations by troubleshooting existing products and processes to reduce rework and scrap.
  • Design, acquire, install and document production tooling and manufacturing equipment that will aid in the assembly of stamping presses.
  • Assist design engineers in implementing design for manufacturability attributes into press designs.
  • Perform research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods.
  • Resolve manufacturing issues utilizing root cause analysis techniques when needed. If the issue is large enough or complex enough you will be expected to lead an 8D analysis to resolve the issue.
  • Integrate new technologies into the production environment.
  • Identify and improve manufacturing capabilities by improving safety, reducing waste and increasing productivity of our assemblers.
  • Own the work instructions process for the assembly process. This would include the development, maintenance, accuracy and deployment of these documents.
  • Work to improve the ergonomics of assembly tasks by working closely with assemblers.
  • Drive improvements in safety, quality, efficiency and delivery by utilizing the continuous improvement process.


An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, M/F/D/V

Nidec Minster Corporation will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec Minster Corporation job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Preapproval from the Nidec Minster Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.

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