Manufacturing Engineer in Fife, WA at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Milgard Windows & Doors is the leading manufacturer of windows and doors in the Western United States with operations in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, and Texas. 

As part of Milgard’s Continuous Improvement Cultural Initiative, we are in need of a strong Manufacturing Engineer in our Tacoma, WA manufacturing facility. 

We are desirous of an individual who has:

  • 3- 5 years of solid manufacturing engineering experience in a busy, complex manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Degree is Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering
  • Strong proficiency in Lean tools and their application
  • 1-2 years of experience in cost initiatives with ability to complete ROI
  • Successful implementation of scrap reduction /OEE improvement initiatives
  • Sense of urgency and self-motivation; ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to present to middle management.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Some of the key activities and responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Develop improved manufacturing methods/processes to improve quality and productivity of our production system + reduce waste.
  • Implement OEE on identified pieces of equipment and demonstrated improved results.
  • Lead TPM/Kaizen activities to improve OEE through our operations. 
  • Organize line layouts for improved manufacturing capability, space utilization and material flow.  Work with production daily to identify equipment improvements, tooling, labor balancing and workflow.
  • Design and improve tooling to improve production capability and repeatability. 

Milgard is growing with a track record of strong financial performance, which creates opportunities for team members.  The Manufacturing Engineer role is a great opportunity to learn our business and show what you can do to build a great team and organization. We have a robust total rewards offering including:

  • Performance Bonus Incentive – your efforts are rewarded!
  • Vacation and Sick pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision – Milgard picks up the majority cost of these important benefits!
  • 401k with a match – 100% of the first 4%
  • Profit Sharing
  • Tuition assistance – continue your education; we will help!
  • Career growth opportunities – take on more responsibility and grow!

To learn more about Milgard’s products, services, and culture visit our website at We have built or success on our foundational philosophy of Respect, Service, and Excellence. Milgard Windows & Doors is a great place to grow your career as we continue to build an even greater organization!


Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.