Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Location US-PA-Canonsburg
# Positions
Experience (Years)

Position Description

At a Glance


Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to join the Data, Power and Control division in Canonsburg, PAThe Sr. Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for implementing best manufacturing practices and continuous improvement projects to support the manufacturing value streams. This position provides technical support to production operations and personnel and is involved in the design and implementation of manufacturing automation and process initiatives.


Essential Functions

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency through analysis and planning of work flow, space requirements, plant and equipment layout
  • Design and implementation of fixturing for assembly operations
  • Initiate, support and measure productivity and process improvements
  • Identify and implement lean manufacturing opportunities
  • Assess machinery and tooling, and coordinate low-level purchases
  • Support large capital project initiatives
  • Create and administer automation solutions
  • Support the design and implementation of fixturing for assembly operations


Additional Duties

  • Develop and document operational procedures compliant to ISO 9001-2015
  • Support implementation of ERP processes (Infor Syteline)
  • Develop assembly instructions for specific processes as required
  • Develop and maintain production training documents
  • Support global initiatives


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology; Industrial or Mechanical preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the manufacturing engineering field, preferably in an assembly and machining environment (including co-ops and internships)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading Kaizen events and providing Lean Trainings
  • History of successful productivity improvements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Basic familiarity with production methods such as injection molding, stampings and extrusions as well as machining and fabricating technology
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills for implementation of new methods
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written


Working Conditions / Physical Requirements

  • The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where, under certain areas, the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and mandatory hearing protection are required.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs
  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time, including air travel

Company Info

About Legrand

Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with revenue of €7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit


About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting.  We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers’ needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit


About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

The industry-leading brands of Approved Networks, Ortronics, Raritan, Server Technology, and Starline empower Legrand’s Data, Power & Control to produce innovative solutions for data centers, building networks, and facility infrastructures. Our division designs, manufactures, and markets world-class products for a more productive and sustainable future. The exceptional reliability of our technologies results from decades of proven performance and a dedication to research and development. 



Equal Opportunity Employer




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