30+ days ago


Berkeley, CA


Why Work for MEC?

We don’t want to brag, but we are honored to be the largest fabricator in the nation for 10 years in a row. In fact, you can find MEC on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MEC). This would not be possible without the hard work and dedication from our 2,500 plus team members. MEC is employee-owned, meaning that what YOU do on an everyday basis impacts our success as a company.  We’re also proud to be a company that is highly involved and actively supports the communities in which our facilities are located.


MEC also believes you should have a work life balance and offers vacation upon hire in addition to 10 paid holidays, quarterly profit-sharing bonus, and ESOP. At MEC we strive to develop our employees through training, apprenticeships, tuition reimbursement and prefer to promote from within whenever possible.


Founded in 1945, MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of Prototyping, Metal Fabrication, Tube Bending, Machining, Welding, Coating, and Value-Added Assembly services to a variety of markets including Commercial Vehicle, Power Sports & Recreational Vehicles, Agriculture, Construction & Forestry, Military, Mining, Automotive, and Power Generation companies. We continue to have an aggressive growth plan, operating 20 manufacturing facilities that are strategically located near its customers in 7 states.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed necessary


  • Is responsible for supporting launch teams for process development and delivery of trial event sample assemblies. Assures that robust manufacturing processes are developed and proven at mass production startup.


  • Has internal engineering responsibility for assigned production departments. Responsibilities include process reviews, process documentation, review of non-conforming material and product/process improvement activities, corrective actions both internal and external.


  • Serves as a liaison between the shop floor and the Program/Launch Engineer pertaining to customer requests and changes (ECN’S).


  • Participates in DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DPAR (Design Process Assembly Review) activities as required.


  • Reviews blueprints, plans and other customer documents used to develop and prepare cost estimates or projected changes in production from customer’s use of MEC’s services.


  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.


  • Supports theCI (continuous improvement) activities related to a specific process.


  • Reviews and approves setup and process books for operations. These will be known as setup sheets, work instructions, process checklists, and run charts. 


  • Perform workstation audits as assigned and drive corrective action where necessary.


  • Determine methods of rework when necessary.


  • Support Root Cause & Corrective Action efforts related to specific processes.


  • Identify and make proposals for new technology.


  • Develop ROI’s (Return on Investment) related to new technology recommendations.


  • Know and provide training related to specific processes.


  • Confer with Sales and Manufacturing to provide technical advice and problem resolution.


  • Recommend method revisions including process equipment, materials, and tooling to improve production performances and provide cost reduction opportunities.


  • Review and analyze customer part prints, specifications, and other documentation to develop production quotations covering a specific process. This will include production rates, set-up time, and tooling requirements.


  • Provide backup and/or cover other areas for Manufacturing Engineers as required due to vacation, illness, …etc…


Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, preferably Manufacturing from a four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a metal fabrication environment.