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Manufacturing Engineer/ Programming

Manufacturing Engineer/ Programming

Reed Manufacturing – Erie, PA

Posted: 3/28/2023
Location: Erie, PA on site

Interested persons should send resumes to:
Infinity Resources, Michael Uden


Reports To: Manufacturing Manager

Background Required: Extensive technical machining and CNC programming experience; Experience with Okuma mills and lathes helpful.

Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:


  • Create programs and fully document (Set Up sheets, etc) for each job.
  • Assist & troubleshoot machining issues that occur in manufacturing.
  • Manage and order tooling as needed.
  • Assist set up first runs of new parts and help train machinists.
  • Revise existing programs to improve cycle, tool life and quality.
  • Program & document laser marker jobs.


  • Design and construct drill jigs & fixtures for manufacturing with engineering support as needed.
  • Work with Design Engineers & Machinists to efficiently improve current machining fixtures.
  • Make sure fixtures are in good repair and ensure they are producing quality parts.

Design and project management

  • Work with Engineers to determine critical features of new parts before designing, testing and refining machine fixtures.
  • Consult with Assembly & Engineers to design safe, ergonomic, and time saving assembly fixtures and devices.  Work to improve and update current assembly methods.
  • Work with Engineers to establish efficient machining sequences.
  • Suggest design changes to improve manufacturing times, help reduce costs, & improve quality.
  • Value analyzes assemblies to simplify & help reduce costs.
  • Make suggestions for more effective machines, fixtures, tooling, layout, and participate on improvement teams.
  • Assist with managing new equipment projects including machine selection, plant layouts, tooling selection.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a long established but growing family owned company that sells its products in more than 90 countries around the world.

The above description covers the most significant responsibilities, objectives, and background requirements, but does not exclude other less important elements of the job that also may be required.



The company culture at Reed Manufacturing is built on shared core values – Decent Human Beings with Energy, Determination, Solutions Focus and Service Orientation.  Decent Human Beings (DHB) bring integrity, dedication and a positive attitude to REED and the community. Energy and Determination shine through people invested and interested in their work and a high-quality outcome. Solutions focused persons propel REED forward in resolving issues and removing obstacles. Service oriented associates put others ahead of themselves for the collective good.

REED uses these principles to guide all decision-making and action within our organization. We review, reward and recognize REED Associates based on these core values. If these values resonate with you, a career with REED is the perfect place for you to succeed.

REED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.



Interested persons should send resumes to:

Infinity Resources, Michael Uden

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