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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing | Buffalo, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Professional Plastics, a leading distributor of high-performance engineering plastic shapes, is currently offering great career opportunities in the plastics industry. We are a family-owned and operated business that values hard work, integrity and ethics. We are interested in hiring motivated professionals who share our core values and desire to be part of a dynamic team. Established in 1984, Professional Plastics has grown to 21 locations across the USA, Singapore & Taiwan. Professional Plastics is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive pay and benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: includes the following, as well as other duties that may be assigned.

Develop CNC programs for production runs on mills, lathes, and routers

Modify existing programs and make manual program adjustments as necessary

Troubleshoot issues during the manufacturing process

Train on set up, programming, and operation of CNC machines

Responsible for design of fixtures and tooling

Write setup instruction and tool list to optimize setup time

Observe operation of machine on trial run to improve program cycle time

Create job travelers and manufacturing operations from material and hardware to outside process

Analyze drawings, sketches and designs to determine the best program and process to manufacture precision parts

Provide support to engineering team as needed by creating technical drawings and digital models to meet deadlines

Assist in the design of lean manufacturing cells to optimize space, use of equipment, material, and personnel


One or more or a combination of the following will be considered:

Bachelor’s Degree  

Mechanical or Industrial Engineering in a related field  

4 or more years CNC, CNC programming, Mastercam/Solidworks experience  

Formal training in lean manufacturing  

Benefits Package:




Flexible Spending Account 

401K Plan 

Basic Life and AD&D 

Voluntary Life Insurance 

Long Term Disability

Employee Assistance Program


Sick Leave 

Paid Holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Job Type: Full-time