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Manufacturing Engineer - Plant

Trane Technologies

Trane Technologies

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024
At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane® and Thermo King®, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Thrive at work and at home:

  • Benefits kick in on DAY ONE for you and your family, including health insurance and holistic wellness programs that include generous incentives – WE DARE TO CARE!
  • Family building benefits include fertility coverage and adoption/surrogacy assistance.
  • 401K match up to 6%, plus an additional 2% core contribution = up to 8% company contribution.
  • Paid time off, including in support of volunteer and parental leave needs.
  • Educational and training opportunities through company programs along with tuition assistance and student debt support.
  • Learn more about our benefits here!


  • Manage new product development projects in support of the overall plant objectives. Deliver measurable results on schedule and on budget.
  • Create PFMEA (Process FMEAs) to drive Control Plan and Work Instruction development
  • Review engineering designs for new product development. Work with design engineering to ensure that the design can be sourced or manufactured in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Review engineering changes to existing products. Determine the effects of the change on the products performance as well as on manufacturing. Update the inspection and manufacturing documentation and processes to support the changes.
  • Drive the development and validation of tooling and processes to produce product reliably.
  • Assists internal and external suppliers with process. Troubleshoot to determine root cause and formulate appropriate corrective action. Ensure final process is capable and stable.
  • Review engineering changes to existing products. Determine the effects of the change on tooling, CNC programming and other methods of manufacture.
  • Enter and maintain process routings, standards of work, sequence of events and other documents controlled by the Manufacturing Engineering Department.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, methods of work holding, and methods transportation as required for the product. Oversee the procurement and manufacture of said items.
  • Identify and justify capital equipment as required for the manufacture of the product.
  • Ensures workplace safety and workplace organization (5-S).
  • Models Trane Technologies values in the workplace.
  • Leads positively and optimistically.
  • Self-motivated and flexible; willing to shift priorities as needed.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering preferred – candidates with equivalent OTJ experience will be considered as well.
  • Preferred 2+ years of experience in supply chain/manufacturing/operations/product design.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge and be skilled at the application of the principles and practices of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Use metrics to manage and drive improvement.
  • Ability to read drawings, perform tolerance analysis, and write clear change documents.
  • Capability to manage multiple projects with competing timelines and resource constraints.
  • Demonstrated cross functional team player.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, CREO, MS Office Suite, MS Project.

Total Target Compensation: Range is $85,000 - 100,000

Disclaimer: This "range" could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed, education, experience, travel requirements for the job, or because of a system the employer uses to measure earnings by quantity or quality of production (so, for example, positions that may not have traditional salary ranges).

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.