Mechanical Engineer
American Woodmark Corporation - Winchester, VA

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TITLE: Manufacturing/Electrical Controls Engineer
LOCATION: Winchester, VA (75 miles west of Washington D.C.)
REPORTS TO: Corporate Engineering Manager

Provide leadership in the development, design and implementation of electrical controls systems to support manufacturing operations in meeting and/or exceeding established goals.


  • Successfully manage projects from inception to completion without frequent direct supervision. Responsible for reporting activities and results to management.
  • Identify, develop, plan, and implement capital projects with a focus on control systems.
  • Research and present new technologies targeting improved process control and automation.
  • Plan, direct and supervise Engineers and plant personnel in support of ongoing operations and projects. Responsibilities include new product and process implementations with a focus on continuous improvement. Lead cross functional teams.
  • Serve as liaison between Corporate Engineering and manufacturing plants.
  • Conduct Capacity Modeling and equipment capability studies.
  • Conduct all activities and behave in a method that is strictly consistent with the Company’s C.I.T.E. Principles and “Supporting Values” while striving to help the Company achieve its Vision.
  • AutoCAD required with Inventor/3D proficiency a plus.


  • B.S. degree in Engineering; Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years manufacturing engineering experience; wood related preferred.
  • Experience in PLC’s, Drives, Servos, robotics and support systems (HMI, SCADA, etc.)
  • Lead projects in a plant involving all levels of employees with measurable results.
  • Prior TPM and Lean certification is a plus.
  • Learn new concepts and pass the knowledge along to others in classroom setting/practical environment.
  • Highly energized and self-motivated with experience working with teams to implement change. Adept at communicating with all levels to get buy-in.

Relocation assistance is provided. Bonus opportunity is part of the total compensation package.

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