Kelly Services Manufacturing Engineer in Luray, Virginia


Qualified applicants will have a degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3-5 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering disciplines with a strong background in plant safety administration.


Project Managemen t:

  • Immediately capable of taking a lead role in developing project plans involving internal and external resources.

  • Ability to create detailed plans, set goals, track progress, and reach deadlines without breaking commitments.

  • Able to manage directly assigned projects along with multiple concurrent and sequential activities.

  • Capable of leading cross-functional teams, leading discussions and ensuring essential communication is maintained.

  • Able to work independently without direct oversight.

  • Able to follow prescriptive policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and an ability to find creative solutions that meet the needs of the organization.


  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering (Mechanical preferred).

  • 3-5 years prior experience in Manufacturing Engineering including equipment justification, plant layout, cost/benefit analysis, methods, and time study.

  • Experience in CAD modeling: AutoCAD , Inventor or Solidworks, or equivalent experience required.

  • Versatile with demonstrated mastery of technical expertise across a wide variety of assembly and fabrication processes.

  • Lean Manufacturing Experience: Familiar with making business cases and justifying cost savings projects based upon labor and/or manufacturing efficiency improvements using Lean techniques.

  • Six Sigma Experience : Skilled at data-based problem-solving techniques, familiar with the principles of Six Sigma and leading Six Sigma projects.

  • Strong safety background and knowledge of OSHA regulations with experience ensuring both the factory floor and the facility are incompliance.

  • Experience leading teams, including safety teams which focus on implementing improvements in ergonomics, equipment, guarding, 5S, and production layouts.

  • Experience administering workers comp claims and return to work accommodations.

  • Experienced user of Microsoft office products including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Access.

  • Knowledge of: statistics, blue print and specification interpretation including the application of GD&T, part measurement & inspection, measurement system analysis, capability analysis, machine certification studies, control plans, operator instruction creation and maintenance, time-motion studies including rated stopwatch observations.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

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