Manufacturing & Safety Engineer

    • Full Time
    • Hawley, MN US

This position is responsible for contributing to the improvement of safety, quality, delivery and cost for a large manufacturing and construction operation thorough applying engineering and lean manufacturing principles.

Principal Engineering Responsibilities:

    • Analyze and evaluate manufacturing processes, systems, equipment, and materials in terms of their associated cost, time, safety, ergonomic, and quality and recommend solutions to improve. 
    • Analysis of time studies, methods, process engineering, and plant layout to ensure balanced processes and implement process improvements for all gaps identified. 
    • Troubleshooting and problem solving of production issues. 
    • Participate in and lead continuous improvement projects focused on safety, quality, delivery, and cost. 
    • Assist in the implementation of engineering changes to the product throughout the factory processes. 
    • Design and coordinate the build of tools and fixtures to assist in the welding processes to improve efficiency and quality.

Principal Safety Responsibilities:

    • Assists in the development of comprehensive safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe work conditions in accordance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
    • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
    • Determines requirements for personal protective equipment and devices, and designs, builds, and installs, or directs installation of safety devices on machinery.
    • Conducts or coordinates safety and first aid training to educate employees about organizational safety policies and practices.
    • Investigates industrial accidents to minimize recurrence and prepares accident reports.
    • Relay information between management, outside safety agencies and employees, communicating vital information and instructions quickly and accurately.
    • Create documents and work instructions that outline all safety policies to be easily understood by manufacturing employees and management.
    • Coordinate and participate in 3rd party industrial hygiene air quality tests for presence of harmful dusts, gases and vapors.
    • Prepare and present safety and environmental data and status reports to company leadership and regulatory agencies. 

Education Requirements:

    • B.S. degree in Engineering related field.

Certification/Licensure Requirements (If Applicable):

    • OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 HR Construction Certifications

Experience Requirements:

    • Preferred:  Lean manufacturing experience
    • Required:  Experience in the concrete precast industry, manufacturing and construction industry is a plus.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.


    • 401(k) match up to 6%
    • Dental insurance, 100% company paid (including family)
    • Health insurance, 100% company paid (including family)
    • Vision insurance, 100% company paid (including family)
    • Short-term and long-term disability, 100% company paid
    • Paid time off in addition to 9 paid holidays

Other perks:

    • Year-round indoor work
    • Teamwork atmosphere
    • Weekly pay
    • OT available
    • Lunch provided daily

Our Solutions

Our team is committed to fully understanding each project goal. We provide creative solutions to enhance the design and function of every job. Your design demands become our next pursuit in innovation.

Total Precast Solutions

Structural Frame

Exceed Architectural Requirements

Multiple Concrete Solutions

Floor & Roof

Deliver safety, Efficiency, &quality control