Engineer II

Southco | Honeoye Falls, NY

Posted Date 12/07/2022

Southco is the leading global manufacturer of Engineered Access Hardware with manufacturing and engineering facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we know small touches make a big difference. The people of Southco are passionate about connecting with our customers to create innovative engineered access hardware solutions aimed at enhancing the "touch points" of our customers' products. With unrivaled global supply and support, innovative products and dedicated people, Southco provides customers throughout the world with the broadest line of high quality Access Hardware Solutions on the market today for applications in the Networking, Telecommunications, Computer, Automotive, Aerospace, Mass Transit, Off-Highway/Construction, RV/Caravan, Industrial Machinery, Marine and HVAC industries.

Benefits we offer our employees:
· Generous time off – starting at 3 weeks of annualized PTO (first year is prorated based on start date), 9 company holidays plus 2 floating holidays
· 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan – Company makes automatic 2% contribution of eligible pay plus matching contributions of 50% up to the first 6% of eligible pay you contribute.
· Employee Stock Ownership Plan valued at approximately 4-6% of eligible earnings which includes dividend payments after 3 year vesting period
· Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA for high deductible health plans
· Company paid Life & Disability Insurance including: Short term, Long Term, and Life
· Great Tuition Reimbursement program to support undergraduate or graduate programs available to all employees

Southco Honeoye Falls Manufacturing Engineer


The Southco Honeoye Falls manufacturing engineer is responsible for the support and continuous improvement of the die casting, machining, finishing and assembly production departments. The engineer will develop, implement, monitor, and maintain effective manufacturing processes and workflow. The position will be responsible for evaluating existing processes to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.

The individual will be involved with troubleshooting manufacturing issues on the shop floor, designing new and improved tooling and fixtures and reviewing and updating work instructions and procedures. The individual will lead and/or participate in continuous improvement projects and work with a diverse highly skilled team including design engineers, quality engineers, maintenance, and production personnel.


  • Develop and implement process improvements in low to mid volume production environment
  • Design fixtures and gages with 3D CAD system
  • Propose and implement fixture and line design improvements
  • Quoting manufacturing processes for new applications and products
  • Assist in introduction of new products including design and process reviews
  • Specify, justify, and develop manufacturing equipment for new or existing products
  • Participation in improvement activities as part of multi-disciplined team
  • Support manufacturing lines to achieve quality, delivery and cost requirements
  • Root cause analysis to identify counter measures to customer concerns
  • Create and maintain production and testing instructions and documentation
  • Collaborate in creating, reviewing, and changing product related documents for production


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering
  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Business a plus
  • Demonstrated track record of successful project completion/implementation
  • Eagerness to be involved in hands-on work
  • 2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with shop floor experience
  • Strong understanding of DFM/DFA, Kaizen, and lean manufacturing principles
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 3D CAD experience
  • Experience with collaborative robots a plus
  • Familiarity with PLC programming a plus
  • Familiarity with SAP a plus

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button. Southco provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Southco complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Employment Type
Full Time

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