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Ingersoll Rand Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Sedalia, Missouri

Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


The Industrial Technologies and Services, Americas (ITSA) segment offers a broad range of reciprocating, rotary screw, and centrifugal compressor, vacuum, and blower solutions with sites in North and South America. Key brands include Ingersoll Rand, Gardner Denver, CompAir, NASH, Garo, EMCO Wheaton, and Elmo Rietschle. The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) group leads the development and execution of the manufacturing strategy across all ITSA factories including the technical development, integration, and execution of i2V (value engineering), NPD (New Product Development), and Footprint projects into the manufacturing locations. This position will work closely with the AME leader, AME program managers, manufacturing factory leadership and project teams to leverage existing capacity and capability where possible and implement new where needed.


  • Support the program manager in establishing program budget, tracking spend, and creating schedules. Be able to fill in for program manager in leading review / update meetings and cross-functional business planning.

  • Develop / Review requests for quote and business cases for requested projects by developing and documenting requirements, compiling information on in-scope products / processes, performing financial reviews, and defining the project success criteria.

  • Manage overall scheduling and activity tracking for specific projects programs, including the development of master detailed project management schedule and determination of resource requirements assuring program dates can be obtained.

  • Update the project management plan, track progress, identify potential problems early, and resolve problems with the team in a timely manner.

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings as necessary. Document the activities and issues that surface in the meetings and distribute this to internal and external team members.

  • Track progress on project gate checklist items, compile the supporting documentation, and present relevant topics during gate reviews.

  • Interface with product engineering, factory operations, equipment vendors and installation contractors, and off-shore support teams to complete project tasks and smoothly integrate new product production with existing operations.

  • Work with sourcing and purchasing to ensure that correct parts and quantities are available for all phases of engineering builds, pre-production builds, and start of production.

  • Resolve internal issues by assuming ownership of problems, strategizing with affected departments, and selecting and implementing solutions.

  • Provide regular updates to factory leadership and work collaboratively with factory functional teams.

  • Ensure smooth and timely handoff to production at product launch / equipment release to production including planned method documentation, tooling, lifting devices, safety and ergonomic signoff, and setup and stocking of consumables and spares in the crib.

  • Analyze and recommend current and future systems, procedures, training, and equipment needs based upon understanding and communication with shop floor users, operations staff, safety, and product engineering.

  • Procure tooling, machines, and equipment necessary to support approved site capacity and capability roadmap and deliver capable and well documented manufacturing processes.

  • Manage expense and capital requirements as it relates to NPD, capacity increases, equipment replacement and day to day continuous process improvement requirements.

  • Ensure operator and maintenance training for new production equipment meets standards and final sign-off requirements.

  • Manage facility layouts for area updates with CAD software.

  • Serve in a highly cross-functional environment with engineering, manufacturing, sourcing, product management, and suppliers to optimize cost competitiveness and manufacturability.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent relevant skills gained through additional experience.

  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing engineering or combination of manufacturing engineering and direct leadership.

  • Experience in precision machining, standard precision measuring techniques, plant layout, assembly methods, line balancing, time studies, routing creation, and standard costing.

  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and process partners.

  • Thorough experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Ability to learn and manage new computer systems.

  • Experience with reading and interpreting engineering prints and BOMs.

Top candidates will have:

  • Experience in Project management and NPD methodology.

  • Strong analytical skills & experience in the introduction of new components from concept to production.

  • Hands on Creo/NX, Tolerance Stack-up, and GD&T.

  • Previous experience in low volume / high mix precision industrial product manufacturing.

  • The ability to work/lead multiple projects simultaneously and to make sound priority decisions.

  • A sense of urgency balanced with a strong commitment to quality.

  • Experience with designing requirements and managing implementation of capital assets

  • Experience with quality certification requirements for ISO 9001 and PPAP processes (Control Plans, PFMEA, Process Flow Diagrams)

  • Able to build strong relationships with various stakeholders at all levels

Additional Information:

  • This is an on-site position with potential travel 10-25%.


Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership mindset, is dedicated to helping make life better for our employees, customers and communities. Customers lean on us for our technology-driven excellence in mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions across 40+ respected brands where our products and services excel in the most complex and harsh conditions. Our employees develop customers for life through their daily commitment to expertise, productivity and efficiency. For more information, visit www.IRCO.com.

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