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Radiac Abrasives


Position Title:                      Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Salem

Exemption Status:              Non-Exempt

Reports to:                          Engineering Manager

Created on:                         08/23/2021

Last Revised:                      08/23/2021

Pay Grade:                          Salaried Non-Exempt

Basic Function:  Work with manufacturing to support and improve manufacturing operations including troubleshooting equipment, creating CNC programs utilizing CAM software and maintain and design press tooling. 


  1. Responsible for process improvements and daily manufacturing engineering support.
  2. Assist with the quote process for new capital or continuous improvement projects.
  3. Provide technical support for production.
  4. Assure adherence to the ISO – 9001:2015 plant and company procedures.
  5. Support continuous improvement activities plant-wide, which include lean manufacturing initiatives.
  6. Ability to write/edit CNC programs using the Mazatrol, Edgecam Software – Plus.
  7. Ability to work with Process Engineers, Production Planning, Operations and CNC Operators to complete programming, continuous improvement projects, new capital, etc.
  8. Other duties required to meet company needs as assigned by Engineer Manager or Manufacturing Engineers.


  1. Tooling and fixture design experience
  2. Strong organizational skills
  3. Demonstrated history of increasing productivity in a factory environment
  4. Ability and desire to provide daily "hands-on" floor support
  5. Experience in solving manufacturing issues
  6. Computer skills, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software and Solidworks Plus
  7. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent time management skills with a sense of urgency
  8. Mazatrol (Mazak) CNC Programming and Edgecam experience
  9. CNC Experience a plus
  10. PLC or electronics experience a plus

Experience and Education:

  1. AS degree in Industrial Technician, Drafting Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Engineering Technician or Pre Engineering

Essential Physical Requirements:

  1. 20/20 vision required with or without correction
  2. Ability to use hands 100% of the workday
  3. Ability to stand and or walk 100% of the workday
  4. Ability to bend, stoop or twist 50% of the workday
  5. Ability to exert physical force to push, pull, lift or carry 50 pounds occasionally
  6. Ability to work in shop environment

Interested Applicants should contact: 

Sherry Porter
Human Resources Manager
Radiac Abrasives Inc.
1015 South College Avenue | 62881 SALEM | United States
Tel: +16185488311 | Mobil: +16183352764
E-mail: [email protected] | Global: | Local:

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