Manufacturing Engineering Manager/5 Axis Milling – State-of-the-Art OEM, West Chester, PA

  • Job Tracking ID: 85315-279314
  • Job Location: West Chester, PA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 16, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: January 15, 2019

Job Description:

'We are proud to be leading the country’s most talented group of engineers, machinists and craftspeople with a dedication to improving the quality of others’ lives.' Michael Fitzgerald, President & CEO, Acero Precision

Acero Precision, proud to be a growing American manufacturer of precision machined components for the Medical Device, Motorsport, and Analytical Industries:

  • Utilizing the latest in engineering
  • Producing the best in quality
  • Employing the most dedicated, passionate and brightest in their fields

We are looking for someone who can lead and who has a strong manufacturing background in Mazatrol 5 Axis programming and setup. If that’s you we want to hear from you. Read on!

Excellent Benefits:

  •  Industry competitive compensation
  • Performance-based bonus program
  • Medical, dental, vision & life Insurance
  • 401k plan
  • PTO & paid holidays
  • Relocation package

 Job Description:

The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for managing all manufacturing related functions within the Manufacturing Organization involved in producing precision parts, maintaining equipment, performing set-ups, and completing change-over processes.

The Manufacturing Manager will provide training, leadership, and guidance to all personnel within his organization, including Manufacturing Engineers, and their respective group(s), or cell(s), of CNC Manufacturing Engineering Technicians, Class 1 and Class 2 Machinists, and Manufacturing Assistants.


As a Manufacturing Engineer your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  •  Plan, schedule, organize and estimate production operations
  • Develop Control by Maintaining and encouraging formal and informal feedback to measure daily progress.
  • Use of CAD/CAM software and advanced machine shop mathematics
  • Generate CNC programs for assigned product lines using CAD/CAM software and/or manual programming methods. Macro programming will be required in some instances.
  • Create, update and maintain manufacturing documents and information
  • Initiate improvements in CNC programming techniques to improve processing and/or part quality.
  • Supports Manufacturing (i.e. Milling, Turning, Drilling, Polishing, Debur, Cleaning etc.) in the areas of process development, tool design, machinery & equipment acquisition and layout of operations.
  • Maintain production goals through attention to the machining process from start to finish.
  • Lead by example
  • Setup machines for production, and manage a team of self-sufficient machinists to achieve production goals
  • Responsible for quality control of all manufactured parts within the cell.

Experience and Skills:



  •  At least five (5) years strong CNC programming, statistical methods, and CAD programs.
  • At least three (3) years CNC machining experience working several machines simultaneously, specifically Mazak 5 Axis Milling
  • At least three (3) years managing teams
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching Machinists

  ** Desired**

  • A BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency with Mazatrol Programming 

Questions? Visit the Acero Precision website for more information.

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Recruiting Team

Our Recruiting Team and Relocation Specialist are available to discuss any questions you may have during your application process.