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Production Machinery Proposal Engineer in Mason, OH at Makino, Inc

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Mason, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/20/2018

Job Description

Makino is a world leader in metal-cutting and machining technology.  As a leader in advanced manufacturing machine tool technology, Makino enables its customers to realize the highest level of quality with the fastest time to market.  When companies make the parts that matter for automotive, aerospace, medical, die-mold and other industries worldwide, they make them with Makino. 

The Opportunity

Makino is looking for a Proposal Engineer in Production Machinery with responsibility for the creation of manufacturing solutions proposals that range from simple solutions to complex systems, with each applying a combination of Makino products and engineering services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulation of detailed “metal-cutting” machining process layouts, leading to the creation of complete metal-cutting solution proposals.
  • Proposals typically include a combination of Makino machining centers, metal-cutting turnkey systems, and/or integrated material handling systems.
  • Generation of machining cycle time/machine count estimates using proprietary Makino developed software package.
  • Generation of program costing analysis and documentation to support the proposal generation effort.
  • Participation in the proposal presentation process along with Makino’s sales representatives.
  • Work with outside manufacturing technology providers to solicit, analyze, and include required third-party supplied content as part of the overall Makino system solution.
  • Respond to customer program and/or equipment specifications as part of the proposal generation process.


Required Skills
  • Ability to construct a machining process plan.
  • Rational decision making and problem solving ability.
  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be able to use MS Office products. (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)


Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • 3+ years’ experience in medium to high volume metal cutting machining (“production type part”).
  • Experience in technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Previous experience with large program proposal.
  • Have AutoCAD and/or solid modeling experience (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Able to work in the US without sponsorship. 

We believe that the interests of our company and people are inseparable and we are committed to developing a diverse team of creative and independent professionals.   Employees enjoy a stable work environment from a company with years of success and growth in the machine tool industry. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and ongoing training. 

Makino is proud to be an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vets employer