Industrial Engineer

  • Full-time

Company Description

Merritt Precision manufactures highly sophisticated molds for the marine, automotive, and aerospace industry in Merritt Island, FL. As part of Watershed Innovation, a Correct Craft company, Merritt Precision provides the high level of quality, service, and confidentiality that customers have come to expect. Through expanded capacity and new technologies, Merritt Precision creates great value as part of Watershed Innovation’s vision of creating a better tomorrow today.

Job Description

Job Description: As an Industrial Engineer you will be responsible for all production of Master and Plug development utilizing a large gantry cartesian robot.  This will include writing and developing the engineering strategies for the tool paths and buck construction.  This will include managing the safe operation of the work envelope and the personnel needed in all aspects of construction.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of all workers by complying with all OSHA and safety procedures
  • Use Siemens NX to develop cutting strategies and toolpaths for the machining of plugs/masters
  • Must be able to design support structures for the plugs/masters
  • Operate large form factor Fanuc CNC machines
  • Make manual program adjustments as necessary
  • Supervise the machine to ensure toolpath validity
  • Inspect all parts to ensure accuracy with the design model
  • Keep work area clean and orderly
  • Understand the priority schedule and allocate machine time accordingly


Skills and abilities for success in this position:

  • Time management and a project-oriented mindset
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • A strong understanding of CAD/CAM software
  • The ability to read and understand G code is a plus
  • Must be able to work effectively as an individual or with a team
  • Effective communication skills


Tools and Software:

  • Siemens NX
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • G code



Knowledge, Education and Experience includes but is not limited to:


·                Technical controls background or related technical field (B.S. Mechanical Engineering a plus)

·                Understanding of the fundamentals of CAD/CAM

·                Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents

  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image

·                Innovative mindset, which generates growing, scalable, data-driven solutions and culture

  • Practical experience with sound technical skills, analytical ability, decisive, good judgment and strong operational focus
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player and can work in a small team, with little supervision


Physical Requirements:

·       Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment where ambient air temperature can exceed outside air temperature.

·       Must be able to bend at waist and knees and stand for extended periods of time.

·       Must be able to see and identify small quality defects.

·       Position requires repetitive arm, hand and shoulder movements.

·       Fine motor skills required for multiple tasks.

·       Must be able to climb into and out of interior of plugs.

·       Must be able to wear proper safety equipment to include respirator when necessary.

·       Must be able to lift 50 pounds when necessary.

·       This is a safety sensitive position.

Additional Information


  • Opportunity to take your career to the next level
  • Work for a company that values people, performance and philanthropy
  • Join a team that is passionate about making a difference in the world
  • Competitive benefits: Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Incentive Plan

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Americans with Disability Specifications 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions, normal office environment or factory environment that is not climate controlled. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The factory in certain areas maintains a high fiberglass and dust environment.  

Personal Protective Equipment might be required in certain areas of the factory including but not limited to safety glasses, respirator, hearing protection, gloves and protective garments.

Employees in safety-sensitive positions must report to work fit for duty and must remain fit for duty throughout their workday. To be fit for duty, the employee must not be impaired by alcohol, illicit drugs, or medication.    

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Merritt Precision provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Merritt Precision complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Merritt Precision expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Merritt Precision’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

By signing this job description, you understand your job tasks and responsibilities.  According to Nautique Boat Company policy employees are not eligible for transfer until completion of one year of employment unless initiated by the company.