Manufacturing Engineer

Date Posted: 19 days ago
Derrimut VIC

Job Description

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers millions of business owners worldwide to market themselves professionally with a wide range of quality products and affordable prices, along with design tools suited to every skill level and need. Cimpress has operations in over 25 countries serving nearly 17 million customers a year.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Manufacturing Engineer to implement step change improvements in cost effectiveness, quality and safety through implementation of new technology and processes in our manufacturing operations.

What you’ll do all day:

  • Uses Lean manufacturing principles to develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods.
Utilises knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, and quality control standards.
  • Analyses and plans workforce utilisation, space requirements and workflow.
  • Design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Implementation of lean manufacturing principles such as elimination of waste, FIFO, one piece flow, Kanban, continuous flow and synchronized production chains, etc.
  • Work with the Optimisation Manager to optimise manpower and equipment utilisation using tools lsuch as standardized work sheets, balancing & levelling
  • Development of value stream maps, time studies, detailed area layouts
  • Work with the Manufacturing Technology Engineers to analyse cost benefits and evaluate business cases
  • Collaborate with global teams around product design, tools, and fixtures to ensure efficient production standardisation and methods
  • Consults with vendors to arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts.
  • Applies statistical methods to understand historical production and quality trends.


  • Engineering degree (master, bachelor, FH/ETH or equivalent) in mechanical engineering, production/ manufacturing engineering or industrial engineering
  • Experience in the field of industrial engineering and or process planning in the production environment
  • 10+ years of experience in project planning, optimization and implementation for processes, material flows, layouts, production equipment
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing, process development and project engineering
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical competencies
  • CAD and illustrator Knowledge is an advantage
  • Statistical training and/or exposure to Six Sigma beneficial

We are looking for someone with:

  • Knowledge of Lean principles; formal training preferred
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong influential skills providing the ability to motivate people
  • Fast thinking and a strong desire for success
  • Creative mind and the ability to suggest improvements
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • High level organisational skills
  • Integrity
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work

To Apply:

If this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply now providing a cover letter with your CV.

Applications close 5th September 2021

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