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Manufacturing Engineer

Sandvik Coromant is looking for an experienced

Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Mebane, NC

Sandvik Coromant is part of the global Sandvik engineering family of companies and is at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions, and knowledge that drive industry standards and innovations. Educational support, extensive R&D investment and strong customer partnerships ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead, and drive the future of manufacturing.

We are looking for a dynamic and results-orientated Manufacturing Engineer to join our team!

Key performance areas

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will develop the process of new Special or Standard products to be introduced, update and improve current process, create CNC program, and test new tooling machinery and manufacturing techniques.

Key Activities and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops machining process to guide the automation engineer on how to machine the product.
  • Creates stable process to deliver quality work to production.
  • Works closely with production leaders and quality team to solve quality problems.
  • Test and implement new tooling and machinery.
  • Manage systems such as Vericut, TDM, NX, Auto CAD, SAP/ECTR to keep it updated to guarantee problem-free production.
  • Create CNC program for non-automated families or machines (as well as prototypes).
  • Create, manage, and maintain standard cutting data, machining processes and sequences used in manufacturing process. i.e., BGO’s, UGO`s, and Templates.
  • Develop and implement standard fixturing and processes for use in NC programming and manufacturing.
  • Follow safety, health, and environmental procedures pertaining to company, legal, and ISO 9001, 14001, and OHSAS 18001 standards.
  • Support production (together with maintenance) to assure that the machines are functioning according to the desired level; monitor and control any needed TPM processes.
  • Work with other Sandvik plants in identifying best practices that can be implemented in Mebane.
  • Actively engaged in continuous improvement projects.
  • Lead projects: create and maintain timeline and follow up the progress of the projects.
  • Support local and global projects.
  • Provide training to support and educate the usage and understanding of established manufacturing standards or systems.
  • Conduct training and presentations to employees.


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Demonstrate good problem solving, analytical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong drive to satisfy customers (internal/external), achieve results, and improve processes through innovative and continuous improvements.
  • Knowledge of NX CAD/CAM software, TDM and Vericut simulation software.
  • Ability to create work instructions, presentations, and other documentation using MS Office software.


You possess minimum of an Associate Degree (in Engineering preferred) OR equivalent manufacturing experience. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment as a: Manufacturing Engineer, Methods Engineer, Design Engineer, or CAM programming. 3+ years of experience with NX12 version or higher, specifically in manufacturing and modeling applications, is a significant plus.
TDM and Vericut experience is a big plus as well.
Domestic/Global travel may be required. You will be required to perform other duties as requested or assigned.

You are excited to work in a global environment and enjoy cooperating with and learning from other production units to guarantee that the best practices are shared and implemented. You collaborate on various quality initiatives while effectively working together with both management and employees.

Regional/International relocation will be considered for the right candidate.

More about Sandvik

At Sandvik Coromant, we are driven by a passion for excellence in everything we do. As we see it, sustainable success is a team effort and working together and sharing expertise are vital to us, which is why we highly value our active, ongoing collaboration with customers around the world. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3,100 patents worldwide, employs over 7,900 staff, and is represented in 150 countries.

Our national headquarters and primary production unit is in Mebane, NC. Renovated in 2021, the facility houses nearly 60,000 square feet of production space with over 100 employees.

Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, parental leave, mental health coaching, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply to the Manufacturing Engineer position, Job ID: R0067686

At Sandvik Coromant, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective, and background leads to a better environment for our employees, our business, and our customers. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at HRsupport.us@sandvik.com. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

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