Manufacturing Engineer

Full Time Ottumwa IA HNI Corporation

HNI Corporation, an industry leader in workplace furnishings, is in search of a Manufacturing Engineer to join their Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) team of HON and Allsteel in Muscatine, Iowa!

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will perform a variety of engineering activities as they impact our manufacturing operations. This can encompass improvements or modifications in production processes, recommendations of changes in procedures, as well as monitoring operations to ensure compliance with approved methods and quality standards. These roles require strong problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities. With this, you will capture critical knowledge of many facets of operations, as well as opportunities for long-term career growth. Our Manufacturing Engineers often advance into areas such as supply chain or production leadership and develop very well-rounded foundations of knowledge.

If you hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering, enjoy challenges and embrace continuous improvement, the Manufacturing Engineer role is an excellent opportunity!

Some of the essential aspects of the Manufacturing Engineer position include:

  • Investigate and resolve work-in-process problems
  • Recommend and implement improvements or modifications for manufacturing processes, equipment utilization, and related matters.
  • Confer with other engineers to clarify and resolve problems
  • Monitor operations to assure compliance

What it takes:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering
  • 2 years of work experience specific to engineering; internships and co-ops will be considered
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Lean Manufacturing principles including RCI, 3P, Value Stream Mapping, and statistical analysis.

If you are interested in the Manufacturing Engineer role in the HON and Allsteel LFO group, please apply using the link provided, or on

We look forward to hearing from you!

Why HNI Corporation?

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments.  The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands.  The residential building products segment is the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories.

As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”, by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies for leadership development.

Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations structure.  This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources.  By centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies, reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer’s experience with HNI!  When you accept a role in LFO, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth without limits.

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