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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201


Company Description:
Lenco is the nation’s leading designer and manufacturer of Tactical Armored Security Vehicles for Response and Rescue missions. We serve all Law Enforcement, Military and Government security agencies and are a prominent supplier both domestically and internationally. Lenco is a privately-held, family-owned company in business since 1981. We have 110 employees and three manufacturing facilities in Pittsfield, MA. with nearly 160,000 sf of factory and office space. Lenco armored vehicles are in all the top US cities and in use in over 45 countries around the world. Our business is growing and we are expanding to meet worldwide demand. Please visit www.LencoArmor.com to learn more.

Job Title:
Manufacturing Engineer
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEngineering
Education Level:Work Experience:
Associate Degree
Valid Driver's License - Preference: Required
SolidWorks and CAD Software - Preference: Required
CNC Programming - Preference: Nice to have
DFMEA - Preference: Nice to have
JOB SUMMARY: The Manufacturing Engineer will focus on our fabrication processes including but not limited to CAM/Plasma CNC table, forming, welding and grinding. Developing, implementing and maintaining optimal, cost-effective processes and documentation will be the foundation of this role as well as process improvement, process documentation, quality initiatives and technology acquisition.

• Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards
• Confer with planning and engineering concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient manufacturability/production methods
• Lead process improvement and cost reduction initiatives
• Evaluate equipment and tools for efficiency improvements, monitors OEE
• Design and implement new tooling
• Work with vendors to determine tool/technology specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards
• Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, process methods, space requirements and layout
• Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions
• Assist in quality improvement by documenting problems, determining root cause and implementing preventative measures
• Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
• Troubleshoot part fitment issues and make recommendations for adjustments
• Create and update Standard Work Instructions (SWI’s) for documentation of assembly and repair procedures
• Carry out process improvement, problem resolution and project management in an effective and timely manner
• Create and conduct process training for new and current employees

• Design new products and redesign existing parts for vehicles
• Assist with SolidWorks Models/drawings and Bill of Materials
• Undertake relevant training and development as required
• Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies
• Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
• Adhere to company policies
• Other duties as assigned

• Most departments, including but not limited to, Design Engineering, Production, Facilities and Quality
• Equipment vendors
• Strong CNC Plasma, welding, metal forming and assembly experience
• Capital equipment selection and justification
• Visual Management, Day by Hour charts, kaizen, setting up Kanban replenishment and Cell/Value Stream layout
• Preventative maintenance of equipment and buildings
• Overhead cranes and forklifts
• Work as a team with Engineering, Operations, Sales & Marketing and Finance
• 3D printing and laser cutting machines a plus
• SolidWorks and CAD software skills and experience a plus
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Development of standard work instructions and line balancing
• Fixture, work holding, tool and gauge design and manufacture
• CNC programming and set up a plus
• DFMEA experience.
• Two (2) years of Manufacturing Engineering required
• Four (4) years of relevant experience preferred

• College education or Trade school required
• Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology or Industrial Engineering preferred

• Positive Attitude
• Excellent listening skills
• Ability to follow directions
• Ability to maintain focus
• Meet deadlines
• Math skills required (add, subtract, divide and multiply)
• Reading abilities required
• Ability to write
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Follow safety and materials policies and procedures
• Attention to detail
• Work as a member of a team and as an individual

• Must be able to pass physical exam
• Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
• Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects
• Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting and kneeling
• Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
• Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
• Good hearing

• Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Working safely is a precondition of employment.

• Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors
• Work shirts provided
• Team Environment with periodic company luncheons and celebratory functions
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Boxcar Media, LLC  • North Adams, MA 01247 •  Tel: 413-663-3384 • Fax: 413-664-4251 • Email: info@berkshirejobs.com