Manufacturing Engineering Manager

at Milgard Manufacturing
Location Simi Valley
Date Posted June 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


A Manufacturing Engineering Manager job in Simi Valley, CA is available at Milgard Windows and Doors. You must have three-plus years of experience in a ME role. You will develop improved processes to improve the quality and productivity of our production system while reducing waste. This role will require design work to improve tooling to make production more efficient. Salary is market competitive and is dependent on experience. You will be responsible for one Supervisor with a team of 6 technicians. Milgard Windows & Doors is the leading manufacturer of windows and doors in the Western United States with operations in Washington, Oregon, and California. Milgard was recently acquired by MI Windows, creating additional opportunities for growth and synergies between these two industry leaders.

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager's job responsibilities include:

  • Three to five years of solid manufacturing engineering experience in a busy, complex production environment.
  • Experience in cost initiatives with the ability to complete Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Develop improved manufacturing methods/processes to improve our production system's quality and productivity and reduce waste.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting projects; apply knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting operators' observations.
  • Develop and deploy standard work across all lines with appropriate audits to ensure consistent application of standard work


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial engineering.
  • Proficiency in Lean tools and their application
  • Experience with asset management software (I-fix, SAP, etc.)
  • Proven experience in evaluating and optimizing cycle times on production lines to maximize throughputs
  • Must have the ability to lead capital projects, identification/evaluation, requests for capital, deployment/installation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to present to middle management.
  • Experience with Predictive Maintenance (PM), and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) preferred
  • Experience in Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

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

  • Vacation and Sick pay
  • Performance Bonus Incentive - your efforts are rewarded!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision - Milgard picks up the majority cost of these important benefits!
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Tuition assistance - continue your education; we will help!
  • Career growth opportunities - take on more responsibility and grow!

If you are interested in a Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Simi Valley, CA, please apply now. To learn more about Milgard's products, services, and culture, visit our website at We have built our 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!

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