Fortive Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in Greensboro, North Carolina27403

Manufacturing Engineer

About Us:

Gilbarco Veeder-Root represents the leading brands of solutions and technologies that provide convenience, control, and environmental integrity for retail fueling and adjacent markets. In 2002, the Gilbarco and Veeder-Root companies combined into one marketing brand, with distinctive and complementary business lines, services, and sales capabilities.

Gilbarco is a leading global supplier of fuel dispensing equipment, fully integrated point of sale systems for the global petroleum marketplace with sales, manufacturing, research, development, and service locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Pacific Rim and Australia.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Purpose of Position

Provide engineering expertise for manufacturing operations to ensure products are produced at optimum costs, at all times, in order to insure customer satisfaction. Provide accurate methods, process instructions, routings and standards. Review manufacturing processes and provide effective solutions in inefficient areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Formulate and issue clear and concise process instructions, methods and all pertinent manufacturing documentation necessary to manufacture products of the highest quality in the safest manner in accordance with design intent

  • Develop and maintain current and accurate labor standards and routings to accurately cost parts and ensure orderly production flow

  • Provide for equipment and tooling needs for production departments, coordinating all aspects of the implementation of these items

  • Develop and incorporate manufacturing improvements and cost reductions in support of Policy Deployment objectives

  • Provide manufacturing engineering assistance to Gilbarco suppliers of component parts

  • Implement design engineering changes to products by making all required documentation changes and ensuring availability of equipment and tools; may include making design recommendations for productability and performance enhancements

  • Provide engineering assistance as technical resource for projects generated by production teams

  • Review and coordinate manufacturing process quality improvements to optimize component quality at optimum costs

  • Provide input and recommendations for the identification and selection of improvement projects and lead Kaizen events

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Individuals in this position will have ongoing interaction and communications with the following:

  • Operations, engineering, marketing and sales

  • Internal and external customers and suppliers

  • Leadership

Measures of Performance

  • Delivery of cost reduction goals & improvement

  • Delivery of projects against plans (schedules, costs, quality targets)

  • Adherence to processes and procedures


Background and Skill

  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in a technical discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing) and/or equivalent relevant work experience (required)

  • 3- 5 years experience in an applied engineering or manufacturing environment (required)

  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes: milling/turning, sheet metal fabrication, powder coat painting, and electrical/mechanical assembly

  • Excellent communications (written and verbal) and presentation/facilitation skills

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, leadership and decision making skills

  • Effective project management and problem solving skills

Personal Trait Profile

  • Ability to work a flexible shift

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and effectively team across multiple functions within operations

  • Ability to execute flawlessly with high attention to detail and ability to work in areas of high ambiguity.

  • Ability to successfully lead, direct and support a team in a matrix organization from multiple disciplines and/or companies

  • Ability to effectively deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and drive change

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/work streams simultaneously

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: .

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: North America-United States-NC-Greensboro

Organization: Gilbarco

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: GIL003429