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Manufacturing Engineer Job

Job Classification:  Onsite

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About this Location

This team is located just south of Sunny Sacramento, the farm to fork capital of the world.   Conveniently located next to a light rail to help employees reduce transportation costs.  The facility is equipped with light lab technology, state of the art training facilities, and large manufacturing spaces that house extruding equipment, thermal forming equipment, and several cutting/bending/welding machines.  Enjoy the warm weather while dining outside at several local eateries close by with outside, open seating concepts.

About this Team

If you want to be on the forefront of manufacturing and providing daylighting solutions to the world, Sunoptics is the team for you.  This position will give you the freedom to improve our skylight manufacturing processes and work hand in hand with design engineers to develop and launch new product portfolios. You will be part of a close knit group that is passionate about providing a world class experience to our customers as well as reducing the need for energy.  Remember, “There is no greater efficiency than off”.

How you will contribute:

- Responsible for collecting and reviewing production data from production cells to ensure implemented process improvements are sustained.
- Identify and support production quality processes and procedures to increase production throughput and eliminate impact to the customer
- Participate, lead and facilitate kaizen events to improve internal LEAN manufacturing (ABS) processes to increase production's efficiency and quality
- Train production operators on lean principles and manufacturing processes to increase production's efficiency and quality
- Lean Cell Design
- Work with Cross-Functional teams in the planning and designing of new products. To ensure new products are designed for manufacturability
- Research and review industry trends and technological advancements for products and processes.

Qualified Applicants will have:

- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering. Engineering Technology Degrees are also preferred
- 3-5 years experience in manufacturing.
- Experience in plastics manufacturing, extruding or forming plastic is a plus.
- Experience and Foundational Knowledge of Lean Principles. Lean Cell Design, and demonstrated ability in continuous improvement
- Experience Implementing/Sustaining a Factory Preventative Maintenance program 
- Knowledge of engineering concepts and principles - Design for Manufacturability, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Design/Process Control Methods
- Proficient Computer and Analytical Skills 

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  2301

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Thermal Engineering, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering

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