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Manufacturing Engineer

Raven Industries
paid time off, 401(k)
United States, Sioux Falls
205 East 6th Street (Show on map)
June 28, 2023

At Raven, we help farmers serve the world. This purpose guides the work and passion of our team members, who operate at the intersection of agriculture, technology, and innovation. For over 65 years, we've dedicated ourselves to learning more so we can grow as individuals and as a team. Today, we are united by our mission to develop a better and more sustainable planet for each of us.


Develop and implement new or improved methods, tooling, and machine designs to resolve engineering challenges involved in the manufacturing of electrical assemblies.

Essential Functions

  • Represent manufacturing through new product introductions.
  • Facilitate or assist with production part approval process (PPAP).
  • Evaluate, review, and design systems/processes to increase production capabilities to improve quality, efficiency, ergonomics, and safety.
  • Mentor and/or lead continuous improvement projects through the use of Lean principles.
  • Conduct engineering studies with the manufacturing team to determine root cause and corrective actions to quality issues.
  • Prepare and deploy improvements in tool or equipment design. Assist with the capital procurement process.
  • Design flow lines or floor layouts to promote efficiency through use of tools such as Lean Principles.
  • Perform or direct major repair or installation of production equipment.
  • Train team members on proper utilization of production tools, procedures, and equipment.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering design, methods, and applications.
  • Depending on division, will establish piece rates by utilizing standard data and time/motion studies.
  • May evaluate actual costs and determine causes for overruns in time and materials.
  • Has knowledge and skills in the engineering discipline.
  • Uses prescribed techniques and procedures within established criteria.
  • Tasks are well-defined.
  • Performs technical work that does not require previous experience.
  • Works independently, as well as with a team.
  • Work is performed under supervision.


  • Entry level or early career engineer with Bachelors' degree or Master's degree in engineering field - Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Electrical Engineering degree is preferred but not required.
  • Background or experience in circuit board manufacturing or electronic assemblies.
  • Minimum of an internship in related field is preferred.
  • Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
  • Understanding of Lean Principles and manufacturing processes are preferred.
  • Ability to apply design theory and methodology.
  • Innovative in nature and open to new ideas.
  • High level of customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques is preferred.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem solving techniques.
  • Proficiency with a computer, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Travel may be necessary, based on position.

Not all benefits are created equal, but we've got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k. We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit. Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.

EEOC Statement

Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.