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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

From its sculpted bluffs to the mighty Mississippi river and all the places in between, WinonaMinnesota, has unparalleled beauty mixed with a cool urbanity & old-world charm.  Ample parks and scenic views give you endless paths to explore.    Winona is a perfect size for diversity to flourish without losing the small-town feel.  It is large enough to support many industries, many of national and international distinction, and is the home to three institutions of higher education.

About this Team

Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.

How you will contribute:

•    Supporting the production floor and lead a wide variety of lean and manufacturing engineering projects, and participating in kaizen events to improve our processes
•    Design assembly drawings and fixtures/jigs for assembly work cells and process lines, to provide work instructions and ergonomic tools for the operators
•     Supporting the design and implementation of new equipment and manufacturing processes to increase production’s efficiency and quality
•    Identify and support production quality processes and procedures to increase production throughput and eliminate the customer's pain
•    Provide product support through the resolution of equipment related issues for purchased or in-house manufactured tooling
•    Supporting Lean Activities and seeking continuous improvement

Qualified Applicants will have:

•    Bachelor's Degree in Industrial, Manufactring, or Mechanical Engineering
•    1 to 4 years’ experience 
•    Solid knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles, material flow, assembly cell layout and quality control systems.
•    Basic knowledge of Kanban material management
•    Critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities to resolve issues with mechanical and electrical equipment
•    Drafting skills with AutoCAD, Inventor, ProE, Mastercam, and basic knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
•    Knowledge of machine tools including welders, mills, lathes and various mechanical and electrical hand tools to create prototype material 
•    Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as spinning, welding, punch press, brake press, hydroform and basic knowledge of die design principle

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%

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:  3181

Nearest Major Market: Winona

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

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