Continuious Improvement Engineer Agricultural Products

  • Full-time

Company Description

Established in 1984, Midwest Air Technologies, Inc. (MAT Holdings, Inc.) is a privately held $2.0 billion multi-national company with manufacturing operations, distribution centers, and sourcing offices worldwide. The company’s core businesses include the production, sales, and service of products in the fencing, lawn & garden, automotive, and power equipment sectors. MAT is a family of companies providing employment opportunities to more than 14,000 team members worldwide.

Job Description

This is responsible for developing manufacturing processes for the fencing, lawn & garden, and pet containment product portfolio for the MATI division of MAT Holdings. This role requires working cross-functionally across multiple departments to maintain and monitor the integrity of the existing product portfolio and assist in new product development support for each category. Please visit our website for more information on MATI and our products.

  • Assist in the continued improvement of the MAT wire fence product portfolio
  • Work closely with production and sales to monitor product attributes and align engineering designs with market demands and company capabilities
  • Investigate new developments in the steel / Ag fencing field to evaluate their application to improve or remedy existing manufacturing processes.
  • Assist in new product development to match the voice of customer, innovation, and product evolution
  • Document QC issues and communicate with customers, sales, and production staff to resolve issues
  • Work closely with overseas Production on a monthly basis or as needed to ensure that correct procedures are followed, potential problems/delays are avoided, actual problems are identified, and the appropriate corrective action is taken to satisfy the customer's expectations.
  • Recommends new technology for company applications where feasible and practical.
  • Support production through recommendations on assembly methods, line balance, operator training, and process control



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present data organizationally.
  • Ability to influence and shape the decisions of others and to work through issues or conflicts to create solutions.
  • Delivers commitments, has strong follow-up skills, and shows consistency between words and actions.
  • Proven ability to negotiate, making sound decisions in a timely and confident manner.
  • Highly organized, results-driven, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented work ethic
  • Proven history of coordinating or managing projects
  • Proven history in metric-based quality control methods
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel domestically / overseas


  • 3+ years of work experience in a product management role
  • Bachelor’s degree - BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Microsoft Office skill a must; Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop a plus

Additional Information

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