Manufacturing Engineer


Bennettsville, South 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. 


The below is a position with Marley Engineered Products.   Marley Engineered Products is a marketplace leader in innovative comfort heating and ventilation solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial markets.  With a portfolio that includes baseboard, wall, unit and infrared heaters as well as ceiling fans and air circulators, we create simplified heating solutions for our complex world.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary)


SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As a Manufacturing Engineer you support objectives in terms of safety, quality, production, delivery, and cost reduction through continuous improvement of the plant manufacturing processes. You are responsible for supporting Manufacturing and carrying out assigned projects utilizing Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering techniques. 


What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities)


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


  1. Operations


  • Complete workplace improvements, methods, and layouts
  • Work closely with leadership and associates to determine feasibility of improvements/projects and provide data or information for accurate decisions
  • Support leadership, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and machine and workforce requirements to facilitate production processes


  1. Technical Support


  • Complete time studies and data development for rates, line balancing and cost estimates
  • Develop and implement standard work instructions
  • Analyze reports and data collected to determine and recommend changes in methods, tooling, and/or equipment to more fully utilize workforce and time to increase productivity, quality, or product value
  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, designs layout of equipment, workspace for efficiency, safety and ergonomic improvements


3.  Projects & Continuous Improvement


  • Coordinate a variety of projects from inception through completion and follow-up with minimal direction
  • Develop capital appropriation requests (E201) with supporting EVA calculations as well as project management leadership
  • Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arranges for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards
  • Support and expand Lean culture and implementation throughout the plant
  • Participate in other projects as assigned that relate to the overall goals of the plant


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


  • 2-5 years in a manufacturing engineering role
  • Experience with designing and implementing machine/assembly cells and factory layouts
  • Project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects varying in scope and complexity
  • Experience working with cross functional teams


Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Ability to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Problems solving and data analysis skills (8D, 5Y, statistics, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience in One-piece flow: balancing, pacing and improved through-put, Visual factory; KPIs, and pacing boards
  • Solid foundation/understanding of manufacturing financial metrics – working capital, Raw/WIP/FGI inventory, inventory turns, productivity, efficiency, order fill rate, on-time delivery, etc.
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma principles
  • Experience working in an Assembly and/or Sheet Metal Fabrication manufacturing environment.\
  • Demonstrates strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Experience with design-for-manufacturing methods
  • Ability to direct, mentor, train, operators, and others in a team based environment
  • Understanding of the process of engineering revisions, engineering change notices, engineering deviations and the corresponding impact on manufacturing
  • Understanding of inventory control techniques and knowledge of implications of BOM accuracy, inventory accuracy, and material transactions/movement within the factory
  • Exhibits a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy required


Education & Certifications


  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Manufacturing in Engineering or related field ( strongly preferred)


Travel & Working Environment


  • Minimal travel (<10%) that includes visits to other facilities, vendors and training
  • The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Manufacturing Environment frequently require use of foot, eye and ear protection when in production areas


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.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , 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. SPX 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

At SPX, 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.