Find ways to eliminate waste in production processes and devise efficient ways to utilize materials, machines, information and people. Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements while researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment. Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layouts. Requires 4 year Engineering degree, 2 year Associate's degree from an accedited technical school, or 5+ years of relevant experience in a metal working environment. Bachelor's degree in engineering field strongly preferred.