Manufacturing Engineer 2

Location US-VA-Prince George
ID 2024-7618
Position Type


This position has seasoned understanding and knowledge of engineering concepts, practices and procedures and can apply them accordingly. Can independently investigate, recommend, and, with oversight, deploy new and/or improved technologies to improve product quality and/or reduce manufacturing costs.  Effective in fast-paced and highly multitasked situations.  Target-oriented approach and driven to achieve results.

What You'll Do

  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; consulting with equipment vendors and observations from operators.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment.
  • Writes cGMP documentation (SOPs, WI, change controls, FMEA, validation protocols, etc.) 
  • Performs quality/safety investigations, and risk evaluations. Owns and executes Quality and Safety CAPAs. 
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules to estimating future requirements.
  • Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Keeps equipment operational by supporting Reliability, Automation, and Maintenance; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Finalizes drawings and specifications for new manufacturing equipment or modifications to existing equipment, following established Engineering guidelines for content and format.
  • Supports efforts to set standards for machine/equipment specifications, designs, buyoff criteria, drawings, and other as-required documentation.
  • Resolve causes of manufacturing process problems and update processes and/or procedures to reflect continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for the planning, project management, purchasing, installing, runoff and commissioning of manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Provide guidance to Mfg. Engineer – Level I and others as needed.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related college degree) and 3-5 years engineering experience or 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Word, Excel, Access, Project, CAD (preferably 3D or Inventor). 
  • Knowledge of parts manufacturing equipment and processes; automated and manual assembly processes; tooling, die and fixture design; engineering mechanics, heat transfer, electrics and electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics; control system principles and equipment, and statistical process control.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high mix/volume manufacturing methods, procedures, and cost-reduction techniques in a Lean environment; working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools: including 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Cellular Manufacturing and Kaizen events.

Who We Are

At PGT Innovations, we may build and support high-quality, innovative windows and doors, but every day holds opportunities for us to do so much more – from building stronger teams through leading, supporting, mentoring, and collaborating, to fostering better relationships with our customers.


Every day we look for opportunities to grow and achieve greatness – together.

This isn’t an “everyone for themselves” environment. Here, we look out for each other. We help each other. We prop each other up during challenging times. 


Because inventing, building, and delivering the future of windows and doors is not a one-person job. It takes all of us.

  • Our collaborative group.
  • Our understanding family.
  • Our strong team.

Working together to inspire greater opportunity for our customers, our community, and our team members. 



  • Competitive compensation
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • 401k matching
  • Profit sharing
  • Paid time off
  • Volunteer time off

PGT Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or

physical disability, marital/family/caregiver status, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local low. PGT Innovations also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.




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