Manufacturing/Process Engineering Technician


As a Manufacturing/Process Engineering Technician you will rely on and build a combination of technical expertise, project management skills, leadership abilities, and collaborative skills to effectively contribute to complex engineering projects and drive innovation, continuous improvement, ensure product quality, and optimize manufacturing operations. This position serves as a crucial link between engineering and production, contributing to the overall success of Schluters manufacturing initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities (but not limited to)


  • Lead efforts to optimize manufacturing processes and workflows. 
  • Analyze existing processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement changes to enhance efficiency, productivity, and quality.
  • Design and execute validation protocols for new processes or process changes to ensure that they meet quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of manufacturing processes, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and process specifications.  
  • Diagnose equipment issues and implement corrective actions to minimize downtime and ensure uninterrupted production.
  • Develop and implement quality control procedures, conduct inspections and audits, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to address quality-related issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Conduct advanced tests and evaluations of mechanical systems or components to assess performance, reliability, and safety. 
  • May lead or contribute to manufacturing-related projects, including process upgrades, equipment installations, and cost reduction initiatives. 


  • 10 – 15 years of experience in a  manufacturing environment, preferably in a technician role.
  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of manufacturing processes, equipment, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, schematics, and technical documentation.
  • Hands-on experience with troubleshooting equipment and conducting root cause analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard operating procedures and safety protocols.
  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM software, quality control methods, and Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Knowledge of regulatory  requirements, industry standards, safety regulations, and quality standards applicable to manufacturing operations
  • Strong technical skills with a foundation/experience in mechanical systems, heat transfer and thermodynamics, fluid power systems, electrical systems (electrical circuits, instrumentation, PLC, etc.), manufacturing processes, and automation concepts.
  • Working knowledge of engineering software packages 
  • Proper use of metrology equipment (specifically calipers, micrometers, optical comparator a plus)
  • Strong Problem solving and root cause decision making experience required
    • Utilizes structured rapid problem-solving techniques including A3, 8D, DMAIC, fishbone, etc to efficiently navigate through thorough and rapid root-cause understandings
    • Experience in using data to educate and align organizational decisions.
    • Analytical skills for  evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems.
    • Detail-oriented for understanding complex systems
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations
  • Strong Communication andInterpersonal skills
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • A “hands-on” self-starter with strong collaboration and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (word, powerpoint, excel, visio)
    • Willingness to adapt and learn new skills to increase efficiency


  • Associate degree or technical certification in engineering, manufacturing, or related field.



· Generous PTO

· 10 Paid Holidays

· Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

· Guaranteed Biannual Bonuses

· 401k with Company Match

· Company Paid Life Insurance

· Annual Reviews and Merit Based Raises

· Room for Advancement


Schluter Systems is a family-owned and internationally renowned company that has been rapidly growing over the last 10 years. The Schluter brand is backed by a team of people working together to create a line of innovative products that provide solutions to the tile industry. We’re looking to build our team with individuals who like to think BIG, and want to be part of what makes our products-- extraordinary. We are a company that treats its employees, suppliers, and customers as long-term partners. Where success is built on a win-win philosophy and everyone should benefit.

"Profit is not the goal of the business. Profit is the consequence of a job well done" Werner Schluter, Founder

Are you interested in a truly unique and special company? Hear from our employees on what it means to be part of the Schluter family: . Then if you’re ready to see life in Orange, talk to us about this career opportunity at Schluter Systems.

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base pay offered will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for additional benefits to the base pay range listed above.

Schluter Systems L.P. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Salary Description
Starting at $60,000.00/year