Manufacturing Engineer - Entry level with thriving manufacturer!

Minneapolis MN 55430 USA

We are TPI Custom Solutions, a Minneapolis creator and custom manufacturer of functional, durable sewn and fabricated products for the medical industry.   Founded in 1981, our business is booming, and we have an exciting growth opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer.  This position will work closely with Design and Development, Production and Sales with the primary role of integrating new product concepts into an ISO 13485 production environment.  We are a close knit and well-functioning team that works hard and supports the production of products that save and improve lives.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Onboard new custom products to production

-Create, assist and evaluate prototype concepts and devices

-Create and/or update manufacturing documents or engineering drawings and test data sheets

-Evaluate and test design of fixtures, tooling, machinery, products and equipment

-Analyze protype product test results and confirm manufacturing viability

- Create new tooling and create fixture design drawings

- Collaborate with outside vendors for tooling and fixture builds

- Finalize production process documentation, create drawings or sketches for production use

Identify and implement procedures, process or corrections towards Continuous Improvement

-Review work cell process and collaborate with production leads to improve production output and to reduce scrap and clutter

-Train production team on production steps and proper use of tooling

Set maintenance schedule and ensure equipment maintenance

-Set up, maintain, test and validate equipment

- Document maintenance records


-Communicate with sales and customer regarding project, ensuring all appropriate documentation is generated

We seek recent engineering graduate with a Bachelor degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar experience in a manufacturing environment.  Candidates with a combination of education and experience are also encouraged to apply.   Exposure or leadership in manufacturing process design, tooling design, equipment maintenance and / or continuous improvement, highly desired.   Candidates with interest or experience in an entrepreneurial organization or an ISO 13485 organization are encouraged to apply.

TPI Custom Products offers a competitive salary, choice of a 4-day, 4 ½-day or 5-day M – F workweek and employee benefits that include PTO, health insurance and 401K, growth opportunity and a great team environment.  For more info on what we do see (

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat:  Red Seat is a retained recruiter assisting us in the hiring process.  For more information, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574.  We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.