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Manufacturing Engineer

Application Deadline: 
Workplace:  Onsite Position

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Come join a company that makes a difference here and around the world!


Peerless Pump Company, an Indianapolis based subsidiary of Grundfos, is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join its Indianapolis production group. 

The Manufacturing Engineer will provide manufacturing engineering support for Production, Engineering and Quality through the use of modern equipment and engineering practices. Lead and initiate process improvement activities as well as large scale capital investment projects.


This position reports directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager and will operate daily out of the Indianapolis, IN facility.  


Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.


Why Peerless?


Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


See why our Employees are Peerless:  I am PEERLESS!


Work/Life Balance:


  • our team enjoys regular work week,
  • an outstanding benefits package with very affordable insurances,
  • generous paid time off [4 weeks/year & 56hrs PTO/yr],
  • an unparalleled holiday and paid shut down program

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Recommend specifications and designs, lead and/or facilitate start-up, training, and commissioning of production equipment and machinery.
  • Act as project leader for large scale production or manufacturing process project activities with emphasis on inter-departmental and inter-organizational coordination and implementation.   
  • Develop, implement and maintain, in conjunction with the Quality, Engineering, and Production Departments, control instructions, work instructions, and control plans. 
  • Investigate and source equipment manufacturers, suppliers, and vendors to increase knowledge about new technologies and processes. 
  • Propose and implement cost reduction projects for products and manufacturing processes.  
  • Develop proposals for capital projects. 
  • Research, develop and present manufacturing, quality, capacity and/or other process improvement recommendations to the Management Team.
  • Independently monitor manufacturing operations to identify areas experiencing problems and then provide proactive assistance as needed.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. 


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • In-depth knowledge and application of mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other technologies as they are/can be applied to the business' manufacturing operations 
  • Minimum of two years experience with PC’s, CAD/CAM systems, G&M code programming, and related document controls for process planning. 
  • Proven ability to successfully lead large scale projects.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in with tool design, fabrication, construction, and troubleshooting. 
  • Excellent communication skills both internally and external to the department. 
  • Ability to work independently without daily supervision.  
  • Knowledge of Robotics and PLC's is a plus.
  • Proven Lean Manufacturing experience.
  • Knowledgeable in machining (e.g. turning, milling, boring, etc…) assembly, and testing processes
  • An understanding of process capability analysis and measurement system analysis.
  • Project management experience and leadership skills required.  
  • SAP experience preferred.  

Education and Experience:


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of five years of experience preferred. 
  • A combination of higher education with a minimum of ten years of experience will be considered as well. 


We look forward to hearing from you.


Peerless participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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