Sr. Manufacturing Engineer


Eden, North Carolina, United States

Building the people that build the world.

With platforms in HVAC and Detection and Measurement, SPX Technologies builds innovative solutions that enable a safer, more efficient, sustainable world.  Through our RiSE talent development framework, we Reach, Identify, Strengthen, and Engage our employees to support them in their continued development.  We’re a global company of problem solvers, collaborators, and innovators, and our businesses build solutions that impact the world.


This is a position with The Marley Company, a parent company which provides administrative support to the SPX Enterprises HVAC Heating businesses (such as WM Technologies, LLC, Marley Engineered Products, LLC, Patterson-Kelley, LLC)  and includes all Weil-McLain® branded products.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary)


SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. The Sr. Engineer will provide manufacturing engineering leadership, project management and sustaining engineering expertise to the Eden manufacturing facility.



What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities)


While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be:


  1. Continuous Improvement:
  • Support plant objectives and goals in terms of safety, quality, production, delivery, and cost reduction through continuous improvement of the plant manufacturing processes.
  • Support and expand Lean culture and implementation throughout the plant.
  • Identify and implement safety improvements.


  1. Operational Support and Analysis: 
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams at all levels to determine feasibility of proposed projects and provide data or information for accurate decisions.
  • Analyses and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, designs layout of equipment & workspace for efficiency.
  • Develop and track key metrics for manufacturing engineering.
  • Conduct Manufacturability studies.


     3.  New Product Development/Capital Investments: 

  • Successful crafting of a capital appropriation request (E201) with supporting EVA calculations as well as project management leadership.  Processes engineering change requests (ECR’s).
  • Support the NPI program with regards ensuring manufacturing process to manufacturing new products to required specs and required efficiencies.
  • Determine equipment/process specifications and arranges for purchase of equipment.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • Utilize Design for Manufacturability with all decisions on new products.



What we are looking for (Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education)


We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who has:


Required Experience

  • 7 years of current experience in related manufacturing.
  • Experience with manufacturing processes including assembly, fabrication, powder coat paint, and electrical testing.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees.
  • Must have Strong computer skills with excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications. Able to develop summary graphs, tables, pivot tables, and other reports using PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Strong knowledge of Solid Works. 
  • Strong Knowledge of Lean and 6 Sigma principles.
  • Ability to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Problems solving and data analysis skills (8D, 5Y, statistics, etc.).
  • Strong analytical skills (comparative analysis via spreadsheet)
  • Strong Quality Systems knowledge including:
    • PPAP, APQP, PFMEA and control plan
    • Error-proofing (Poka-yoke)
    • ISO or TS 16949 depth of understanding
  • Strong engineering and process conformance knowledge and experience including SWI (standard work), Testing and audit processes, and Engineering change management and support.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in the use of standard mechanical and electrical instruments, functional gauges and test rigs.
  • Demonstrates a strong knowledge of auditing processes.
  • Is able to provide strong leadership through teamwork as a motivational leader. Demonstrates teamwork abilities, as well as persistence when dealing with problems.
  • Exhibits a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy required.
  • Works well under stress with the ability to deliver on time required.


Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field (Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering preferred) or equivalent experience.

Travel & Working Environment

  • 10% or less travel requirement.
  • Onsite



How we live our culture

Our culture is at the center of what we do and, more importantly, who we are.  Our core values set a standard for how we manage ourselves, and our Leadership Model sets the standard for how we engage with each other.  Whether you are an individual contributor or you lead a large team, each of us leads.  


What benefits do we offer?

We know that the well-being of our employees is integral. Our benefits include:

  • Generous and flexible paid time off including paid personal time off, caregiver, parental, and volunteer leave
  • Competitive health insurance plans and 401(k) match, with benefits starting day one
  • Competitive and performance-based compensation packages and bonus plans
  • Educational assistance, leadership development programs, and recognition programs  


Our commitment to embrace diversity to build a culture of inclusion

We value different backgrounds, experiences, and voices, and we are committed to challenging ourselves, openly communicating, and striving to improve every day.  We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has a voice and is encouraged to realize their fullest potential. 


We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

ABOUT Weil-Mclain®

Weil-Mclain® is a leading North American Brand of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings since 1881. The related companies have manufacturing facilities in Michigan City, Indiana and Eden, North Carolina, along with regional sales offices throughout the United States and an administrative office in Burr Ridge, Illinois. Building on a reputation of quality and innovation, we are committed to creating Simplified Solutions for our Complex World™.


What’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. Our benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.