Development Engineer, Manufacturing Salary
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. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$55,376 - $101,270|
|Bonus||$1,454 - $10,510|
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|$48,001 - $118,192|
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.Read More...
A bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field is required for this job, as is previous experience in a manufacturing engineering capacity. Industry certifications may be beneficial. Development engineers in manufacturing need to have strong interpersonal skills to convey technical ideas that can help increase production while using fewer company resources. They should have strong analytical skills, be able to multitask on a variety of projects, and have excellent problem-solving abilities.
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.
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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