Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain


As Manufacturing Engineer, you will support our Manufacturing, Design, and Engineering Teams in our world-class facility.


  • Collaborate and support manufacturing process improvements within area of responsibility.
  • Assist with leading weekly improvement meetings focused on safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Troubleshoot production issues escalated from supervision.
  • Implement temporary and permanent countermeasures to address root cause.
  • Design and manufacture internally unique improvement solutions (i.e. Jigs, fixtures, tools, etc.)
  • Track improvement savings within the area of responsibility on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Develop A3 justifications for small capital improvement projects (<$50k).
  • Develop and execute all required process change documentation to include safety, quality and production for implemented projects.
  • Work with production to reduce or eliminate production flow impacts from ECNs and New Customers.
  • Collaborate with design, engineering, drafting and materials to make process improvements.
  • Participate as an active member in Safety and Quality problem solving teams.
  • Participate in Kaizen teams and other Lean initiatives to improve business metrics.
  • Participate as an active member of in an internal Safety System team.



  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing support role
  • Hands-on experience with manufacturing processes


  • Fundamental knowledge of solid modeling software (Creo preferred), 2D AutoCAD and MS Office Suite
  • Practical application of engineering tools
  • Hands-on problem-solving skills (Lean Manufacturing experience a plus)
  • Demonstrated self-initiative while working independently and in a team environment
  • Creativity in design and process development
  • Ability to take work on multiple projects simultaneously


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