Manufacturing Engineer

  • Springfield, MO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nothum has been providing food processing equipment and solutions since 1971. Our technologies have been proven to reduce line space by eliminating unneeded equipment, improving accuracy through automated quality control, and reducing the amount of labor needed. We have successfully been able to achieve this through our distinct uniframe design.

Although it has taken us a few years to get to where we are today, we have critiqued our business in order to satisfy our customers. Nothum also provides exceptional customer service, training, trouble shooting, and customized equipment.

Job Description

Are you an experienced Manufacturing Engineer that is self-motivated and looking for an opportunity to support and improve aspects of existing manufacturing processes & methods? Would you also like to be involved in the design phase of products?   Are you looking for the chance join a team that is actively involved in producing industry leading products?


If you answered yes to each of these, we’d like to talk to you. We’re looking to add experienced professionals to our Engineering team at the Springfield, MO office. We are looking for individuals with confidence to work within a team environment to provide the best product to our customers. We are growing quickly,  and we are looking for someone with a strong level of commitment and professionalism to join our current team.


What are we looking for?


  • Experienced Manufacturing Engineer with a background in Solidworks and AutoCAD (primary responsibilities being in Solidworks).

  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology

  • Four years of Manufacturing Engineering experience with industrial products or machines preferred.

  • Welding methods, fixture design and metal forming experience preferred.

  • Experience with stainless steel and/or food processing equipment a plus.

  • Strong English written and oral communication abilities are a must.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks with little supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Initiative to perform duties beyond assignment specific responsibilities.


What will you be doing here?


  • Be actively involved in designing cutting edge, state of the art food processing equipment for an industry leading company.

  • Work with other team members in engineering to convey design for manufacturability knowledge

  • Generating bills of material

  • Create shop drawings - primarily in Solidworks, limited exposure to AutoCAD

  • Responsible for reviewing sales orders and customer specifications

  • Partner with fellow Engineers and Production team(s) to evaluate cost efficiency, safety & manufacturability of products, providing technical support to production as needed, to ensure design changes are implemented as necessary.

  • Work to improve our manufacturing methods and improve our machines designs to reduce costs and improve quality.

  • Propose new production methods or advise on improvements to current methods.

  • Evaluate capability of current production equipment and recommend tooling or equipment upgrades.

  • Develop jigs and fixtures to improve throughput and quality.

  • Responsible to meet design & engineering schedule milestones to support customer expectations  

  • Design of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits including selection and specification of components, and creation of schematics.

  • Sizing and specification of power train components such as motors, reducers, belts, pulleys and gears.

Additional Information

Nothum Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, pregnancy status, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Nothum Food Processing Systems provides an excellent benefits package including up to 100% paid medical insurance, dental coverage, vision coverage, Life insurance and disability insurance. We also offer a competitive retirement plan, including a company match & an extremely generous paid time off plan.

The company is not looking to sponsor applicants for work visas.