Manufacturing Engineer - Rugged & Defense Industry! in Raleigh at FIELD CONTROLS, LLC

Date Posted: 5/15/2024

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Job Description

Wakefield Thermal is part of the Heico Companies, and in the aggregate, Heico’s businesses generate more than $3.2 billion in revenues. Wakefield Thermal is a global leader in innovative thermal management solutions for a diverse range of markets. Building on over four decades of leadership and experience, Wakefield Thermal designs manufactures, and sells thermal management products that remove excess heat generated by electronic components.

Our Mission: Our businesses have made an all-encompassing commitment across all levels of the organization to never sacrifice safety. Deliver industry-leading quality, and on-time delivery while providing an exceptional customer experience. Position ourselves as a leader in the industry through technological advancements and supply chain excellence. Promote a culture of success and excellence through collaboration, accountability, transformative, and shared belief in our vision.


  • Support Sales during the quote stage for technical requirements, manufacturability review, and cost development.
  • Collaborate with CNC Programmers, Purchasing, and department leads to develop and document the manufacturing process.
  • Develop and maintain ERP system data for all technical requirements such as Bill of Materials, Routings, Sequence, and Cycle Times to ensure accurate cost and capacity data.
  • Provide technical support to Operations and NPI during the manufacturing process to resolve production issues promptly and support on-time delivery.
  • Assist in continuous improvement process in all areas of production to improve part quality, and throughput and reduce overall production cost.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, or similar engineering discipline (Preferred).
  • A two-year technical degree will be considered for a Manufacturing Engineering role.
  • 1-3 years experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience in CNC machining or fabrication (machining, sheet metal, welding) preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, with a customer-centric attitude and demeanor.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Team-centric attitude, willingness to be on the shop floor and work with key engineering and manufacturing leaders on design, process, and engineering projects.

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