An average Manufacturing Development Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men account for the majority of Manufacturing Development Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Job Description for Development Engineer, Manufacturing

Development engineers in manufacturing are responsible for developing manufacturing projects for their company. They are in charge of increasing manufacturing efficiency by developing process improvements. They use their engineering expertise to anticipate production issues and escalate manufacturing problems as soon as they arise. Development engineers in manufacturing work with other teams in their company to form a more cohesive production process, as well as use a personal computer to track manufacturing specifications and modify production numbers as needed. Development engineers in manufacturing actively participate in maintenance, production, and engineering tasks to establish preventative maintenance procedures, repair procedures, and spare parts requirements on all equipment, as well as monitor results. One of their main duties includes responding to customer complaints with root cause analysis and corrective actions. Development engineers in manufacturing plan, propose, and implement new production operations and equipment and the relocation of existing operations and equipment.

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Development Engineer, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment.
  • Assist in analyzing and assessing process improvements regarding new product introductions.
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and requirements of designs.
  • Implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.

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Popular Skills for Development Engineer, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Development Engineers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Powerpoint, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Powerpoint tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel. The majority of those who know Microsoft Word also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

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Key Stats for Development Engineer, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Development Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Development Engineer, Manufacturing Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 4%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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