Mechanical Engineer

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Under the general direction of Engineering Services Manager, the Mechanical Engineer performs technical duties related to the glass forming, selecting, packing, resort, repack and distribution center operations. Duties are typically linked to specific machines, processes, material flow or general operating techniques.



  • Develops and maintains engineering work standards.  Analyzes data to remove abnormal values, calculates selected average times, modifies with appropriate grading factors and determines standard time and proper allowances for various work flow situations.
  • Observes and records production operations with objectives of eliminating unnecessary action, determining most desirable sequence of functions and accurately measures time required to perform the operation.
  • Presents results of observations and analyses to supervision and management, while explaining, defending and requesting approval of proposals.  
  • Assists in the introduction of standards and methods to workers for new processes, machinery or product flow by accurately creating methods and procedures that guarantee safety and efficiency.
  • Conducts special investigations into efficiency and effectiveness of machine operations, material flow, area layouts, utilization of labor, while preparing data and reports for managerial review.
  • Supplies standards information to the Accounting Department based upon operational data and knowledge.  Answers questions on bonus plans to interpret procedures and application.
  • Creates, updates and finalizes item and SKU specific information into the Bill and Router Accounting cost files.
  • Creates detailed and assembly mechanical drawings using AutoCAD and Solidworks, based upon customer expectations and information.
  • Partners with Production and all support groups to drive continuous improvement through innovative designs, positively impacting safety, ergonomics and efficiency during all machine PM’s and rebuilds.
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with skilled labor, operational team members and management to passionately investigate opportunities to increase value and drive cost reduction projects.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.



  • Demonstrated use of structured problem solving skills. 
  • Six Sigma or Lean experience preferred.
  • Broad based engineering knowledge and excellent computer skills including CAD (AutoCAD, SolidWorks), MS Word, Excel, Visio, and Project.
  • Experience with using Design of Experiments (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and various Statistical Data Analysis tools.
  • Demonstrated success in establishing collaborative relationships
  • Experience working with engineering and operations on cross-functional projects, facilitating  process improvements, and the ability to streamline/develop and roll-out new processes




  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • At least 2 years of experience with AutoCAD/SolidWorks
  • Experience with LEAN and Six-Sigma are desired. 
  • Manufacturing, Process and Machining knowledge / experience is a plus.  Mechanical experience with various types of conveying equipment preferred. 
  • Strong verbal presentation and clear concise written communication skills appropriate to the audience
  • Ability to work off shifts as required
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Consistently exhibit Libbey values in all interactions with Libbey associates


Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Machinist, CAD, Engineering, Manufacturing

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