Manufacturing Engineer II

Calnetix is a growing engineering and manufacturing company located in Southern California.  We are making a positive contribution to society and the environment by helping to change the way the world harvests and utilizes energy.  We enable OEMs across a wide range of industries to enhance and differentiate their current products and to innovate toward creating new products and markets.  In partnership with OEMs, we utilize our innovative, high-speed motor generator technologies to help meet industry demand for more energy-efficient products that reduce energy consumption, reduce harmful emissions and enhance energy security.

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer II, who will provide mechanical and electrical support for the manufacturing operations of Calnetix high-speed motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearing systems.  The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for all routers, procedures (i.e. work instructions), tooling and fixtures required for manufacturing operations.  The Manufacturing Engineer will work with shop personnel and engineering for successful system design integration, cost reduction, improved lead times, delivery and support of component and assembly fabrication.    

Experience with process, cost and quality improvement/optimization is highly desired.


  • Design of tooling and fixtures to support product assembly

  • Coordinate design criteria with vendors and/or customers when applicable 

  • Create and update routers within ERP system

  • Follow through with the fabrication of tooling and fixtures by internal and external suppliers

  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing functions, including assembly, purchasing, and QA, and also provide first-line technical support to these functions.

  • Improve overall processes and related issues including process development, scheduling, creating process documentation, product assembly and production processing, problem solving, and program management

  • Document manufacturing processes (Work Instructions, routers, etc.)

  • Installation and debug of tooling and capital equipment

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Requires bachelor of science degree in a technical field (Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering preferred) or equivalent combination of education/experience

  • A minimum of 5 years progressive and related experience required

  • 3D mechanical design utilizing SolidWorks

  • 2D drafting skills per ASME 14.5M

  • Familiar with creating routers and process procedures

  • Knowledge of standard manufacturing processes: machining, milling and grinding, casting, welding, assembly, as well as Quality Assurance

  • Good interpersonal and interfacing skills is a plus (i.e. communicating well with people across different departments both internally and externally)

  • Additional computer skills:  Microsoft Office Suite

Disclaimer - Description stated above, may not contain all of the actual skills requirements and/or abilities that are required of this position

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