Winding Process Engineer

  • Job Tracking ID: 512679-762362
  • Job Location: Bluffton , IN
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 08, 2021
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: March 22, 2021

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Job Description:

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 21 million units annually.

Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and processes and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, soft starters, controls, panels, transformers, generators, and custom solutions.

Position Objective:

  • Optimize the production organizations of winding methods, processes and equipment in order to minimize labor hours in accordance with business strategies.
  • Prepare the manufacturing procedure for electrical components of motors, especially for stator winding, squirrel cage rotors, and stator / rotor assembly.
  • Maximize efficiency, minimize cost and produce required quality by continuous optimization of manufacturing process.

Technical Tasks:

  1. Specify, justify, and develop manufacturing equipment for new or existing products to ensure that the designs can be manufactured safely, efficiently and in a repeatable manner,
  2. Develop and coordinate manufacturing/product cost reductions,
  3. Develop and maintain SOPs for manufacturing operations,
  4. Develop and maintain manufacturing processes for experimental, prototype, new and existing products,
  5. Design review and give the feedback to design engineer,
  6. Procurement of production equipment operation material and fixtures,
  7. Support to train the shop floor operators for critical operations
  8. Design assembly fixtures,
  9. Process integration of procedures and products into production. This includes in particular the administration of master data, work plans including cycle time requirements, economic batch sizes, production plans, etc.
  10. Cause analysis and problem solving for problems during production, determine root cause, recommend and implement corrective action and coordinate long-term resolution
  11. Technical support for workshop, purchasing, quality and field service.
  12. Collaboration in creating, reviewing, changing and managing the process- and product - related documents for production.
    1. Equipment design, process and material flow planning, layout and operating resources planning, preparation of request for quotation documents for machines and operation material, logistics analysis and conceptions for facilities and operating equipment, benchmarking and monitoring of manufacturing processes

Experience and Skills:


  1. University Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering,
  2. More than 5 years working experiences with strong background in electrical machine industry, experiences in manufacturing process, familiar with the principle of electrical machine, understand the relevant standards for electrical machine.
  3. Manage standard working time and process flow. Strong knowledge of SAP system is preferred,
  4. AutoCAD and SolidWorks knowledge,
  5. Strong knowledge Lean, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma is preferred,
  6. Knowledge in electrical motor manufacturing process flow,
  7. Familiar with the insulation standards and test acceptance of stator winding,
  8. Familiar with the devices and equipment's used in electrical components manufacturing process,
  9. Familiar with the special devices commonly used in electrical components manufacturing process,
  10. Familiar in the use of test equipment and testing procedures for motor and generator systems, including Hi-pot, Megger, Resistance, Oscilloscope/Scopemeter, Vibration Analyzer, Alignment, Partial Discharge

Specific Knowledge:

  1. Experience in executing projects, in a similar function of an industrial company with strong analytical skills and theoretical background in mechanical systems.
  2. Analytical thinking (Ability to analyze complex relationships and interactions, understand and present),
  3. Assertiveness, Reasoning ability, Self-confident appearance, Prudence, Readiness for training
  4. Good communication skills, strong team spirit and responsible attitudes.
  5. Possesses self-motivation to take on additional responsibilities to enhance value to organization
  6. Troubleshooting skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  7. Takes proactive ownership and responsibility for product quality at point of manufacture
  8. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse cultures and teams from around the world in a cross-functional environment.

Job Benefits:

  • Salary will be based on experience and technical knowledge.
  • Benefits Include:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Flex Spending
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Voluntary life insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Company paid short-term disability
    • Voluntary long-term disability
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid vacations

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