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Production Engineer - Niles, IL

Post Date: 01/03/2021

Req. Number: 85887

City: Niles

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60714


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.


The ideal candidate will have 4+ years' experience as a Production Engineer and have experience with precision CNC machinery, as well as excellent communication and problem solving skills. 


  • Machine setup and trouble-shooting when needed
  • Research and conduct Kaizen events throughout all areas of manufacturing process (Areas include: Swiss-style CNC machines, Quality Assurance equipment, Vertical Machining Centers.)
  • Discover, research, and present to management different and new manufacturing technologies; Start-up and develop the use of new technologies
  • Build vendor relationships in areas of automation, and efficiencies to run product. 
  • Attend industry events to gain knowledge on different and new technology within the manufacturing field
  • Customer interaction to discuss current capabilities and future opportunities
  • New business quotations for customers; includes cycle layouts and choosing proper tooling for the job
  • Communicate with customers throughout entire quoting and manufacturing process
  • Suggest modifications to customer specifications to simplify engineering and manufacturing problems
  • Create blueprints, tool layouts and programs for new business



  • Minimally 4 years of Engineering education and/or work experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with CAD software
  • Experience with SolidWorks
  • Driven attitude for problem-solving and continuous improvement
  • Ability to be a team leader
  • Any experience with Swiss-Style Machinery, including Star, is a plus


  • 1st Shift: 6am - 3pm
  • Salary: Starting at $75k/yr. [and up based on prior experience.] 
  • Direct Hire

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