Manufacturing Engineer

Maryville, TN · Direct hire

About The Position

Gem Care has a great Direct Hire opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer in the Maryville, TN area. Starting salary is $80,000 to $95,000 per year depending on experience, education, and training. These are first-shift positions that offer an excellent benefits package including Health, Life, Dental, Vision and paid time off.


Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient, and effective operation and improvement of operations. Successful candidates must have experience with CNC controls, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems, PLC programming, tooling geometry, and machine tool processes.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Determine Root Cause for defects and machine breakdown to include troubleshooting guides where applicable
  • Support Production Engineering department projects including engineering changes, new products, localization of components, process development and/or confirmation with data, confirmation of parts from new tooling, replacement of obsolete machine components, line improvements (Kaizen), etc.
  • Develop and maintain machine and tooling drawings including creating new drawings, revising old drawings, and communicating drawing updates to affected departments.
  • Support the operation of both pre-production and production of assembly areas and Kaizen teams.
  • Work with maintenance department on machine startups, breakdowns, and process improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (preferably mechanical or electrical)
  • Two to five years’ experience in metal removal / close tolerance assembly
  • Experience with PLC controls (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Toyopuc)
  • Experience with Fanuc robotics and Fanuc CNC controls
  • Experience with CAD

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